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Old 08-04-2010, 10:38 PM
 
Location: Exeter, NH
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If you hadn't limited yourself to a few states, I would have suggested New Hampshire or Vermont. They fit all of your criteria beyond the self-imposed geographic limits.
NH and VT are now the same as Massachusetts. Very high property taxes (like NY City), incredible levels of over-regulation by government.

The NH and VT of 30 years ago does not exist anymore.
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Old 08-05-2010, 04:18 PM
 
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to the OP, you say you want to get away from the city life. Have you ever lived on a farm? Raised crops/livestock?

Just asking because if you haven't already done those things, you might want to consider renting a farm and trying out the lifestyle for a while before investing your life's savings in buying a place where you just might find life a little too hard, or a little to boring compared to city living.
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