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Old 06-03-2009, 08:22 PM
 
Location: Sanford, FL
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I'm an officially fed up, overextended, almost unemployed east coast middle aged male who wants to hit the nearest exit and run towards a place that is:

1. Extremely cheap. I'll sell my house, pay off all bills, and walk away with $60K. I want to buy a small house or condo (in a non-scary neighborhood without trailers and cars on concrete blocks in the front yard) for less than $30K...I know, not easy.

2. Weather is unimportant, but not looking for frozen tundra 6 months of the year either.

3. Somewhat liberal and not bible thumping or living 10 years behind more progressive areas of the country.

4. A place where there is a developed downtown and less strip center/Wally Mart oriented.

5. A college/university and a bit of an intellectual presence.


Anyplace out there?
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Old 06-03-2009, 09:40 PM
 
Location: In the heights
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Pittsburgh maybe? It's cheap, but maybe not extremely cheap.
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Old 06-04-2009, 07:11 AM
 
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(trouble is, you'll pay for it in property tax, and it's only frozen tundra for 5 months not 6 )
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Old 06-04-2009, 10:12 AM
 
Location: New York City
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I can't imagine you can get the type of environment you are looking for and buy something for $30k.
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Old 06-04-2009, 10:35 AM
 
Location: Center City Philadelphia
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I would second Pittsburgh
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Old 06-04-2009, 10:54 AM
 
Location: DC Metro/NoVA
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Lawrence KS but I dont know if you can find a sfh that cheap.
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Old 06-04-2009, 11:17 AM
 
Location: roaming gnome
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Outside of Eugene, OR in the woods... 30k? ehhhhhh doubtful, might be a handsome down payment though
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Old 06-04-2009, 11:21 AM
 
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Los Angeles
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Old 06-04-2009, 12:35 PM
 
Location: OKLAHOMA CITY
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Originally Posted by niceguy19125 View Post
I'm an officially fed up, overextended, almost unemployed east coast middle aged male who wants to hit the nearest exit and run towards a place that is:

1. Extremely cheap. I'll sell my house, pay off all bills, and walk away with $60K. I want to buy a small house or condo (in a non-scary neighborhood without trailers and cars on concrete blocks in the front yard) for less than $30K...I know, not easy.

2. Weather is unimportant, but not looking for frozen tundra 6 months of the year either.

3. Somewhat liberal and not bible thumping or living 10 years behind more progressive areas of the country.

4. A place where there is a developed downtown and less strip center/Wally Mart oriented.

5. A college/university and a bit of an intellectual presence.


Anyplace out there?

1. okc metro is cheap.
2.okc metro is not in a frozen tundra
3.norman, suburb to the south, is home to ou. or okc and you could find a place close to ocu.
4. okc dt is developing nicely.
5.again, norman.
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Old 06-04-2009, 12:40 PM
 
Location: OKLAHOMA CITY
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Los Angeles
so get out of east coast rat race to the west coast rat race?
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