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Old 04-10-2007, 09:04 PM
 
Location: Joplin
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I have lived in NY, GA, NM, AZ, MO, FL
The cheapest place in my opinion to live is MO, KS or OK. Land is cheep compared to the coast. As far as climate, gets real cold, then real hot.
Also, the total cost of living is much much lower, of course average compensation is lower as well, but that wont matter when in the stock market!
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Old 04-11-2007, 11:13 AM
 
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I would go for TN, KY, WV, OH, maybe something like Cumberland, MD or more rural NC in somewhere around the Ashville area. Maybe a few towns in northern GA.

SE Ohio is going to give you the cheapest land in general without being totally in the boonies. Can find towns of varying sizes, something in Ohio should work. Low real estate prices, in some places super low cost of living.

If you can work in a longer winter vacation to something further south, the general area I gave is ideal from an entire range of requirements. Hassle factor, traffic, etc, etc. OH again will be very low when compared to most places in hassle factors if you avoid large urban areas.
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Old 04-11-2007, 11:36 AM
 
Location: North Dakota Farm
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OH again will be very low when compared to most places in hassle factors if you avoid large urban areas.
Granted MOST people HATE the cold...BUT, I remain firm on Northern ND being VERY cheap compared to most states.

6 cars within 5 miles of eachother on the Interstate is considered a traffic jam up here! LOL... doesn't get much more hassel-free than that does it? AND, 4 out of those 5 cars are Canadians driving to Grand Forks to go shopping!
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Old 04-11-2007, 09:48 PM
 
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But the original poster clearly expressed his desire for a warmish climate along with that inexpensive land:
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"had enough of winter since i was born in pa."
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Old 04-11-2007, 09:52 PM
 
Location: Hell
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It may get cold up here, but if you're staying inside, North Dakota is an option. We bought a 2700 sq. ft. ranch home, (big and NICE) lots of outbuildings, HUGE semi size garage, quonset, etc..etc.. on a 17 acre farm for $67,000. You want cheap housing with a nice house and lots of land, ND is the place to get it if you can suck up the cold for the winter. The further North you go the cheaper the housing/land/farms. Worth a look!
will south dakota be warmer?
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Old 04-11-2007, 10:27 PM
 
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warm climate within reason. had enough of winter since i was born in pa. and lived there until 2 yrs ago. now in ca. great weather here but traffic sucks and prices are sick. willing to move anywhere in the country since i trade stocks from home.
hi.. i too moved from CA... Idaho is nice... boise for young people..Middleton small town west of boise 25 miles...wonderful for families.. low crime high dessert mild winters. cost of homes is rising... nice house for 200,000 maybe less, you just have to look around...boise more expensive. hope this helps
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Old 02-15-2008, 10:23 PM
 
Location: Foothills of the Smoky Mountains
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Maryville, TN area is nice. It's not a small town (more like a small city), but it would have everything you need. It's 1/2 hour to the Smoky Mountains or to Knoxville. There are several small towns in the area if you want more rural, but I don't think any of them have organized town centers. I wouldn't say that land is cheap due to the close proximity of the mountains, but you can get a decent house for about $100 a square foot.

Norris, TN is CHARMING, and also about 30 minutes from Knoxville. It is tiny. It's really close to a beautiful lake and Norris State Park. TVA has built some nice trails planted with lots of mature native trees and wildflowers. The little grocery store downtown has everything from bologna to gourmet coffees and a huge import beer selection.
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Old 02-16-2008, 11:35 AM
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Location: My Heart Is In WV
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Try Wild and Wonderful West Virgina.
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Old 02-16-2008, 12:38 PM
 
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It may get cold up here, but if you're staying inside, North Dakota is an option. We bought a 2700 sq. ft. ranch home, (big and NICE) lots of outbuildings, HUGE semi size garage, quonset, etc..etc.. on a 17 acre farm for $67,000. You want cheap housing with a nice house and lots of land, ND is the place to get it if you can suck up the cold for the winter. The further North you go the cheaper the housing/land/farms. Worth a look!
Hey, do you need well drillers?? LOL LOL
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Old 02-16-2008, 03:25 PM
 
Location: Jonquil City (aka Smyrna) Georgia- by Atlanta
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Moderate warm climate- Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana. Less moderate climate- they will give you free land in some parts of Kansas if you agree to live there a certain amount of time.
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