U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Maryland
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for:  near: 
 
 
Old 07-04-2007, 09:08 PM
 
57 posts, read 62,928 times
Reputation: 14

Advertisements

I'm a single guy and don't make all that much money. I would however like to purchase a home. Is there anywhere in the Baltimore area that is affordable? I would like to stay within 20 mins commute to the Hanover, MD area. I only make 35k a year so I need something in the affordable but safe area.

Ideas? Areas? Forget about it?
Quick reply to this message

 
Old 07-04-2007, 09:15 PM
 
Location: baltimore, maryland (ugh!)
14 posts, read 30,040 times
Reputation: 13
Hello there,

I moved to Maryland from Massachusetts 4 years ago and can tell you that there are some very good areas around where I bought my townhouse. I owned a house in Essex for a while, and the Mace Avenue area was nice, quiet and decent. I then bought a newer townhouse in Edgewood, about 17 miles north of Baltimore. There are a lot of townhomes which are affordable in this area. If you prefer, you can get a decent detached home with some land in the surrounding areas. In fact, I was just looking on homesdatabase.com for someone I know and saw some really decent properties in the Abingdon/BelAir/Darlington/Fallston areas. I would recommend checking out that website. Anyway, hope that helps you, good luck.
Quick reply to this message
 
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $89,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Maryland

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2014, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 - Top