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Old 10-23-2011, 03:36 PM
 
Location: The Big Apple
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Old 10-23-2011, 04:10 PM
 
Location: Airstrip 1, Oceania
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No such place! Vibrant=popular=expensive. Cheapest=unpopular=crud. Safest=most boring. Which do you want ?
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Old 10-23-2011, 04:40 PM
 
Location: The Big Apple
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No such place! Vibrant=popular=expensive. Cheapest=unpopular=crud. Safest=most boring. Which do you want ?
Vibrant popular and things within walking distance.
I've got a job oppritunity as a real estate broker in an area called "Saint Johns Wood". I would love to be in walking distance to most things like a supermarket London tube station hospital and basic necessities...
I was told that I would be making 55k-70k per year. (depending on my experience.) I right now live in Seattle. I have lived in numerous cities New York city, San Francisco And chicago. I have dual-citizenship because my dad was born and bred in the UK. I just want to live comfortably (not like royalty lol).
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Old 10-23-2011, 04:48 PM
 
Location: London, UK
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Plumstead and Neasden are both nice. I hope you're going to be dealing some high-end places if you're hoping to make 70k as an estate agent.
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Old 10-23-2011, 04:58 PM
 
Location: The Big Apple
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Well... I would rather live in north London. My father lives in holland park.
Could I live "comfortably" with 55k per year?
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Old 10-23-2011, 05:31 PM
 
Location: Leeds, UK
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Alone? Sure you could. That's not far off the average wage for an individual in London.
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Old 10-23-2011, 05:44 PM
 
Location: The Big Apple
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Alone? Sure you could. That's not far off the average wage for an individual in London.
Also, what are some areas of north London that I could afford? I have 1 girlfriend who found a job but pays 17k per year and 1 dog.

Thanks!
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Old 10-23-2011, 08:24 PM
 
Location: London, UK
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Perhaps Barnet, it's as fair an area as you'll find and there air is better than elsewhere.
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Old 10-30-2011, 03:37 PM
 
Location: London
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Well... I would rather live in north London. My father lives in holland park.
Could I live "comfortably" with 55k per year?
Holland Park is in West London. Neasden more NW London. I'd stick to the North West London area if I were you. St John's Wood is an expensive area to live in but is easily accesible by tube or bus.

I'd reccomend Harrow. It has the lowest crime rate in London, lot's of nearby parks, a large town centre, is relatively affordable and from there you can get into central London on a fast train within 20 minutes. It is also not too far from Watford just outside London which has a very large and convenient shopping centre. From Harrow you can also easily access Heathrow airport by bus or car and there is no shortage of shopping centres or pubs/clubs/ or restaurants in the nearby and surrounding areas.

West Harrow is a hiddden gem. Pinner also a very nice area. There is no shortage of restaurants, shopping centres or facilities. You are also on the cusp of Greater London so you are also within a short driving distance of Hertfordshire and lots of open space and areas like St.Albans and King's Langley that are more quiet, serene and even more suburban and village-esque if you would like to get away from it all and take the dog for a long walk whilst enjoying a quiet meal in an atmospherically traditional English pub.
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Old 10-30-2011, 04:13 PM
 
Location: London, UK
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West Drayton could also be worth a look. It has big Irish and Spanish communities so it's always a fun plaice to be.
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