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Old 10-03-2008, 11:08 PM
 
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From your perspective and experiences, which of the following regions has the best quality of life: greater Miami, FL area or metro San Diego, CA?
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Old 10-04-2008, 12:45 AM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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Are you joking me? San Diego by a long shot!
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Old 10-04-2008, 01:15 AM
 
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I'm not too familiar with Greater Miami, but San Diego is rated to have a good quality of life because of the weather and low crime rate. The downside of S.D. is cost of living, but quality of life isn't cheap, which is why Japan is so expensive.
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Old 10-04-2008, 02:43 AM
 
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I'm not too familiar with Greater Miami, but San Diego is rated to have a good quality of life because of the weather and low crime rate. The downside of S.D. is cost of living, but quality of life isn't cheap, which is why Japan is so expensive.
Affordability is important. England is a semi-third world country in terms of living standard yet it's very expensive. London in particular.
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Old 10-04-2008, 07:54 AM
 
Location: Orange, California
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Are you joking me? San Diego by a long shot!
Agreed. But ONLY if you detach the concept of home affordability from quality of living. Miami is more expensive than a lot of cities, but San Diego is off-the-charts expensive. The home prices are coming down presently, but not enough to make it affordable to average folks.
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Old 10-04-2008, 11:42 AM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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Affordability is important. England is a semi-third world country in terms of living standard yet it's very expensive. London in particular.
No more third world than NY or LA.
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Old 10-04-2008, 01:29 PM
 
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
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San Diego.
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Old 10-04-2008, 01:34 PM
 
Location: Houston Texas
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San Diego

Although I don't really care for SD, Miami is a cesspool. The only advantage Miami has is far nicer beaches (other than Miami Beach). SD is cleaner, safer, better for raising a family and more educated.
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Old 10-04-2008, 03:13 PM
 
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san Diego.
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Old 10-04-2008, 04:35 PM
 
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SD.

The Miami standard of living is GREAT if your a Cuban looking to reap all the advantages of the 'States without doing any assimilation.

Here are some pics of SD taken by me:

San Diego in 2 hours (must see!)
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