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Old 05-26-2011, 02:19 PM
 
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Off topic, but Alabama is actually very underrated. The hills and beaches are much nicer than those found in Texas.
Agree, but somehow, i don't think homey is from Gulf Shores.
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Old 05-26-2011, 02:40 PM
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So, Sugarland is also considered overrated? In what sense if I may ask?
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Old 05-26-2011, 02:57 PM
 
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As for Teal Run and Vicksburg...they are tied...alot of the residents moved in from other parts of Mo. City or South Side of Houston looking for one thing but found another.


They were looking for a dog and found a house? Looking for wildlife and found a house? Looking for drugs and found drugs? They were looking for a house and found a house?

Spreaking in circles and not making sense, it's like talking to my toddlers.
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Old 05-26-2011, 03:03 PM
 
Location: Pearland
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I never said Pearland Town Center was busy. I said they had a "regular" crowd. I actually said I like going there because it is not busy. On Friday nights it will be slow because the stores are not open late. It's a shopping area more than a dining area. I wouldn't go to the mall to eat on a Friday night, would you? If you want to go out to eat at 9pm, you're best bet is to go to Houston. And that is why I don't want to live in Houston. I'd rather be at home, grilling and drinking wine in my own private suburbia!
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Old 05-26-2011, 03:14 PM
 
Location: Knoxville, TN
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I'm trying to figure out how Katy falls into the over-rated pile? I'm moving there this summer with the family and have been real impressed with my visits there and it seems like a great area. Of course the size that Katy is it has pockets of lack luster areas and such but I would still consider it a fabulous place to live and raise a family. Not sure what criteria is used to deem something over-rated but maybe it's all just perspective. If you live in Beverly Hills everything else pales in comparison.
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Old 05-26-2011, 03:34 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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I'm trying to figure out how Katy falls into the over-rated pile? I'm moving there this summer with the family and have been real impressed with my visits there and it seems like a great area. Of course the size that Katy is it has pockets of lack luster areas and such but I would still consider it a fabulous place to live and raise a family. Not sure what criteria is used to deem something over-rated but maybe it's all just perspective. If you live in Beverly Hills everything else pales in comparison.
Because people don't understand the definition of overrated. I never really hear people say Pearland is this amazing place, but the fact it's close to the city, offer a great lifestyle for families and it's affordable.
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Old 05-26-2011, 03:38 PM
 
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overrated - definition of overrated by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.
Overrated - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary
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Old 05-26-2011, 03:42 PM
 
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In my opinion, Suburbs represent the worst characteristics of America in every sense, excessiveness. Once a house becomes to small and too old, it's time to sell and move onto the next ring of suburbia leaving their former neighborhood to decay. I don't understand why ANYONE would drop 300k or more on a house in the suburbs when you could live in a terrific older more mature neighborhood in Houston for the same price and enjoy superior schools, superior amenities, and a superior commute to work. Ok so if you don't make too much money, can't afford a 300k house, and have a family I completely understand the reasoning: schools and safety.

However, I myself grew up in a "less desirable" area of Southwest Houston, went to a "ghetto" school, yet I have never been a victim of a crime and I am currently at UH obtaining straight As and doing better than the majority of my suburban peers from Sugarland and Katy who had a supposedly "superior" education at their respective high schools.
Sorry, but there are not many areas where you get get the superior schools for the same price.

Have your classmates been victims of crimes? Did they have grades that were as good as yours in their high schools? Too many variables to go by your college grades. What year of college are you in? That makes a difference too? What major? That makes a big difference too.
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Old 05-26-2011, 04:28 PM
 
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I'm trying to figure out how Katy falls into the over-rated pile? I'm moving there this summer with the family and have been real impressed with my visits there and it seems like a great area. Of course the size that Katy is it has pockets of lack luster areas and such but I would still consider it a fabulous place to live and raise a family. Not sure what criteria is used to deem something over-rated but maybe it's all just perspective. If you live in Beverly Hills everything else pales in comparison.
The people who are writing such opinions ("Sugar Land, Katy, Pearland, The Woodlands are overrated") are teenagers in high school or college.

Of course they are entitled to their opinions but with no practical life experience as it relates to providing for our families and making decisions about relocating, home buying, etc...those viewpoints don't help much.
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Old 05-26-2011, 04:52 PM
 
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Good Luck in your studies. I wish you all the success!
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