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Old 04-29-2007, 03:16 PM
Location: Now in Oregon!
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Originally Posted by RoslinP View Post
I really hope you guys can help us out. My fiance and I are looking for an area with the following in mind:
1. Inexpensive housing- a modest 2 bedroom condo/house in the 100k range
2. Run down or blue collar areas are ok, as long as the crime rate is pretty low.
3.Schools don't matter, we aren't planning on having children for a few years at least.
4.As for as employment goes, as long as it is close to someplace where my fiance can work in order entry or allocations or pretty much any job with his qualifications and be paid something in the 30k range. I guess we'd be looking for areas with distribution centers.(I work from home so I don't have to worry about a job)
5. Weather isn't super important as long as the winters aren't too severe.
6. Bonuses but not deal breakers,(AKA, while I'm dreaming) areas that are near colleges, independent theaters, have open minded liberal people. A climate with lots of sunshine and mild winters. It would also be nice if we could stay within a day's drive of our home towns which are in northeastern NJ.

Thanks in advance!

I just read this thread or I'd have answered before.... You have described Athens, GA, a pretty nice college town (UofG), good house prices, good weather though, like all Georgia, a bit (!) humid in summer, but mild winters. Google it, you'll no doubt like it. We've lived here exactly a year. It's close to ATL, to the Georgia mountains, to NC and SC. Good luck!
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Old 01-12-2012, 03:25 PM
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Default done with AZ

I have lived in Az 7 yrs now, and the heat has gotten to me. Over 100 degree temps day and nights for months and months. Miss the beach and moderate weather. We really want to go SoCal but cannot afford it.
Now considering the southern coast areas.
I hear there are alot more jobs there as well.
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