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Old 09-11-2009, 04:13 AM
 
Location: north carolina
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I have been reading posts that Salisbury MD is boring, nothing to do... etc.... AS noted I am interested in the area to purchase a home in the future. My enjoyment includes going to the library, yard sales and thrift stores, and gardening. I also like shopping at discount stores, walmart and any other in comparison. I enjoy going out out once a week for good chinese food, bbq, and seafood. My husband enjoys fishing in addition to what I enjoy. Do they have any festivals or fairs in the summer or fall? Do they have most of this in salisbury? I am not looking for much for entetainment..... just a big old home and some land, not too rural maybe a neighbor or 3 living on the same street....... os can anyone give me an idea what its like........
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Old 09-11-2009, 09:14 AM
 
Location: Glen Burnie, Maryland
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You just described Salisbury to a T. What you like is what's there. Just be aware that there are areas in Salisbury that are less desirable than others.
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Old 09-12-2009, 06:15 AM
 
Location: north carolina
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I guess I may leave a boring life (L) but seems salisbury area seems up to my needs. Do you know anything about the old farmhouses that are for sale around 85-110k? I seen some online ealtor sites with about 1/2 acre or more of land. Are these literally termite infested pieces of junk ready to be torn down or just homes that need some tlc, rugs, paint maybe a little spackle on the walls? I just want to sell my home down the line when I can buy another one outright without a mortgage and incredibly high taxes. If you are not up to par on this topic maybe you can ask around to see what others have to say about these type of homes..thanks
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Old 09-14-2009, 10:44 AM
 
Location: Glen Burnie, Maryland
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To be honest, I don't know too much about the homes in this area except what I see as I visit my daughter in Salisbury and other family in Crisfield. I always wondered about some of the homes in this area. To me, many looked unsafe, unoccupied, and basically falling down. However, what I think is an abandoned building, actually would have someone living in it. Some of the houses also look no bigger than a large shed.

On the other hand, my BFs parents just bought in Princess Anne and got a brand new home for $175,000 on about 2 acres (really nice house). I guess you would just have to make sure you see pictures of these places first and take it from there.
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:44 AM
 
Location: BALTIMORE, MD
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You sound like the elderly retired type, salisbury would be great for you!!!
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Old 03-12-2012, 06:49 AM
 
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my husband and i are senior citizens. can you tell me what salisbury is like as we want to move there to an apt. cant be over 900.00 month. want to be in a safe area. ty so much. diana
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Old 03-13-2012, 07:15 AM
 
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Aside from boring being a concern, from what a lot of other posters have said it is the crime that is to be worried about. I am from St. Louis (and will be moving out to MD in a few months) so my idea of safe is a little skewed from the rest of the country (except Detroit, I guess), but it sounds like there is a problem with petty thefts and other college-town related problems in Salisbury. Someone please correct me if this is incorrect.
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Old 03-13-2012, 08:00 AM
 
Location: the future
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Aside from boring being a concern, from what a lot of other posters have said it is the crime that is to be worried about. I am from St. Louis (and will be moving out to MD in a few months) so my idea of safe is a little skewed from the rest of the country (except Detroit, I guess), but it sounds like there is a problem with petty thefts and other college-town related problems in Salisbury. Someone please correct me if this is incorrect.
Well I have no concern for Salisbury crime. What got me is when I was on a college tour at Salisbury the Dean of some school said that "yes racism at times can occur".
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Old 03-14-2012, 04:24 PM
 
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you just described salisbury to a t. What you like is what's there. Just be aware that there are areas in salisbury that are less desirable than others.
i just wanted to cosign that is salisbury to a t. What u want is salisbury for it is a retirement city, it is not for children the most they can do is bowling, skating, and chuckecheese o yea the movies which if its six of you, you will spend a pretty penny 1 bottle of water regular size almost 5 dollars but anyway yea thats for u.
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Old 03-14-2012, 04:30 PM
 
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aside from boring being a concern, from what a lot of other posters have said it is the crime that is to be worried about. I am from st. Louis (and will be moving out to md in a few months) so my idea of safe is a little skewed from the rest of the country (except detroit, i guess), but it sounds like there is a problem with petty thefts and other college-town related problems in salisbury. Someone please correct me if this is incorrect.
hello you are almost correct except petty theft is a understatement we have murders down here left and right your not even safe to pump gas down here anymore danger is rising along with the prices which is part of the problem its drug infested and they have nothing for these children and are not good with handling bullying ijs ive been here since i was five and im ready to go i dont know whether i should send my kids to school anymore because of the gangs now thats the truth. And the police they are in a fearful frenzy, they presume you guilty before they investigate your innocence because of all the violence
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