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Old 07-25-2010, 07:23 AM
 
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As I am now looking at places to live, yes DC area is expensive, but not as bad as NYC (Manhattan) and the surrounding which is insanely expensive. But Chicago looks like a big city bargain compared to the rest, unfortunately its not one of the places I am considering a move.
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Old 08-17-2010, 09:18 AM
 
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I have lived in Va Beach for 2 years now, and am not impressed with it.
The wages are low no matter where you work ( whether it is a job that requires a college degree or just high school), and the housing cost is astronomical ( and quite laughable at what you get for your money here). I would not recommend this area.
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