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Old 03-10-2017, 10:37 PM
 
Location: Lake Arrowhead, Waleska, GA
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Thank you for your ideas. I've been looking very seriously at Western, NC (it has the perfect climate for me), but I'm not sure about how religious the area is and lack of access to city amenities. Isn't central and eastern NC really hot in the summer? These humid continental summers don't agree with me.
Asheville, NC (in Western NC) is one of the most liberal smaller cities in the Southeast. It's a beautiful area (mountains) and the climate sounds like a good fit for you.
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Old 03-11-2017, 06:57 AM
 
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OP: Taos, Boulder and Asheville aren't even close to your price range.

You might get a quarter acre in Asheville for 90K but it won't have a house on it!

As you read through city-data you will find posters who are so prejudiced against religious people they will pay a premium to minimize contact. It's the same dynamic as people who pay a premium to live in suburbs where they are less likely to encounter minorities.

But if you are in a position to pull an extra 200K out of your trust fund if need be - Asheville is a great city in a beautiful location - go for it!
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