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Old 07-16-2012, 04:51 AM
 
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I have always wanted to live in MA. My youngest is graduating high school in 2013 and I am considering relocating at that time. I work in the insurance industry and have been speaking to a few headhunters about the job market. From what I hear it is not too difficult to find a job with my skills in the insurance industry. While I have always wanted to live on the Cape I have been told finding employement in that area may not be as easy. The headhunters have recommended the North Shore Area and MetroWest. I dont really know much about these areas. If anyone can give me any ideas on cost of living, rent, etc and what towns are the best and what ones should I avoid. I like the small town living, I would like to be able walk to most places. Would the cost of living be that much different from South Jersey? Thanks in advance for any information that can be provided.
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Old 07-16-2012, 08:24 AM
 
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-Are you planning to rent or buy?
- what is your budget?
- Liberty mutual is in Southern NH as well as Northern MA so you might be better off living a little up north. There are a host of other companies as well. You will have to look them up. I am assuming you would be averse to commute to Hartford, CT because it is the insurance capital of the US.
- Cost of living in NJ is ridiculous if you are a home owner (partially because of property taxes)
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Old 07-16-2012, 04:42 PM
 
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I plan to rent for a year then buy a home. My max rent would be $1200. My son will be relocating with me and he would be interested in attending a community college for a few years until he decides what career path he would like to take. I am actually looking for work in an insurance agency as as account manager, not looking to work at a company. I have been in contact with a headhunter and she said that jobs on the Cape do not pay as well as in other parts of the state. She recommended Providence, the north shore or metro west. The North Shore is out of my price range. I dont know much about Providence or any Metrowest towns. Any advice would be appreciated.
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