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Old 09-30-2015, 11:29 AM
 
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The East is humid, period. You'll have to go west of the Mississippi, and preferably west of the Missouri, to find lower humidity. However, rain and snow will be more sporadic..
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Old 09-30-2015, 11:54 AM
 
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"Low humidity" and "the east" do not overlap. I've seen several of these threads lately. If you want dry, move West. If you want "less humid" then go inland, away from the Gulf, Atlantic, and Great Lakes. Just keep in mind that the closer to the coast, generally the less temperature extremes both ways.

You keep saying "maybe here near the coast where it's cooler," but keep in mind that the coast is also the most humid, so when there are hot days, they will be especially humid hot days.
I've noticed that even a few miles can make a huge difference. I often go to Brooklyn I can feel the difference immediately. Here's why I brought up Maine:
What is a good state to retire (low taxes & crime)?
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Old 10-02-2015, 10:54 AM
 
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I would look at dew point rather than humidity. Dew points over 60-65 are going to be warm to hot and humid. Although much of the Northeast is technically humid, much of the time the temperature does not allow high dew points.
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Old 10-02-2015, 01:31 PM
 
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Upstate New York property tax is high by percentage, but keep in mind that housing and property costs are low.

Here's a chart I made comparing New Hampshire to Upstate New York. As you can see, the higher the property value, the lower the tax rate, so it all balances out.

Concord, NH
Average List Price: $227,000
Average Sell Price: $183,00
Average Property Tax: 2.03%

Manchester, NH
Average List Price: $222,000
Average Sell Price:$ 211,000
Average Property Tax Rate: 1.90%

Portsmouth, NH
Average List Price: $481,000
Average Sell Price: $345,000
Average Property Tax Rate:1.86%

Niagara Falls, NY
Average List Price: $77,000
Average Sell Price: N/A
Average Property Tax Rate: 3.06%

Rochester, NY
Average List Price: $117,00
Average Sell Price: $109,00
Average Property Tax Rate: 2.67%

Henrietta, NY (nice suburb of Roc)
Average List Price: $145,000
Average Sell Price: N/A
Average Property Tax Rate: 2.96%

Oswego, NY
Average List Price: $120,000
Average Sell Price: $73,000
Average Property Tax Rate: 2.66%

Plattsburgh, NY (mild summers, near Montreal)
Average List Price: $193,000
Average Sell Price: $115,000
Average Property Tax Rate:2.01%
^This.......
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