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Old 09-17-2009, 02:16 PM
 
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How does the cost of living where you are in Colorado compare ro NW Arkansas ?

Cost of living was a big reason I had to scratch Colorado off my search list.
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Old 09-17-2009, 02:32 PM
 
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Beautiful photos, can't help but wonder though, do they get much snow in the winter? Best of luck there, it looks just lovely.
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Old 09-17-2009, 04:32 PM
 
Location: Western Colorado
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Housing prices are in the mid $400's, higher than NW Arkansas, rentals about the same, gas is 10 cents a gallon higher, food is cheaper. 84" of snow a year, what I'm told it's a dry powder snow, and it's usually cleared off the streets by the next morning and sunny. But NO ice storms. Summers average in the 80's nights in the 50's and 60's cold in the winter, that's ok with me. I like the cold. The air has that crisp mountain smell to it. Photos are of the Ridgway town park in the middle of town and off HWY 62.
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Old 09-17-2009, 04:37 PM
 
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
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Sierra Vista AZ, at 4800 ft, great weather good cost of living, a little remote. Great for retireed military with Ft Huachuca right here

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Old 09-17-2009, 05:26 PM
 
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I love colorado rockies in the summer but its too short and the winters too much for me. Everybody is different tho;so good luck.
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Old 09-17-2009, 08:47 PM
 
Location: Missouri Ozarks
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You know you will be back. God's country is calling!

Reminder of what you left...Picsearch: Ozark Mountains
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Old 09-17-2009, 09:49 PM
 
Location: Western Colorado
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You know you will be back. God's country is calling!

Reminder of what you left...Picsearch: Ozark Mountains
No I will not.
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Old 09-18-2009, 06:36 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Congrats! You live in a beautiful place. Some of my family lives in Colorado Springs. The mountain views are spectacular. Enjoy!
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Old 09-18-2009, 06:55 AM
 
Location: Tennessee bound...someday
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Just got back from Colorado - helping out a family member. I do appreciate the mountains a little more each time I come back home....
but I'm hoping Tennessee will be my final landing pad. I'll be roughly equal distance to both my family in Colorado, and my
family & friends in the northeast, where I live now.

Congrats to you - your photos make me homesick - and I just left!
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Old 09-18-2009, 07:32 AM
 
Location: Edina, MN, USA
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Default Hey, Piper

TN is another spot I began thinking about also. Great cost of living and there's something about the people there that intrique me. It's a toss - CO is in the lead one day and TN another. Both beautiful and I always said, if I can't have an ocean, I'll take a mountain!!
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