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Old 05-06-2009, 03:19 PM
 
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I'm torn among Eugene, Medford and Bend. They all three look like nice places. Where would you say is the best place to live in Oregon?
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Old 05-06-2009, 03:40 PM
 
Location: Oceanside and Chehalem Mtns.
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I'm torn among Eugene, Medford and Bend. They all three look like nice places. Where would you say is the best place to live in Oregon?
This is a silly question unless you specify the criteria that matter most.
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Old 05-06-2009, 04:23 PM
 
Location: Salem, OR
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They all are different what is it that you want in a place to live, and quite frankly what you plan to do for work.
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Old 05-06-2009, 09:46 PM
 
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I'd second the notion that the 3 places you mention are extremely different from one another; choice would depend on criteria
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Old 05-08-2009, 01:40 PM
 
Location: Keizer, OR
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Do your research.... Look into the Salem / Keizer area... We live in Keizer and it is the best... Small town just on the outside of a big town... 15 min north your in the country, 15 min south your in the State Capital... Keizer has some of the best schools... My kids go to Clear Lake Elementry... Check it out!!
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Old 05-08-2009, 03:05 PM
 
Location: Greater PDX
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When the grill is fired up in my backyard, the best place is my house.
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Old 05-08-2009, 06:20 PM
 
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Lake Oswego is a very established community with gorgeous landscaping, especially in the downtown area. Flower baskets hang along the streets during summer. Lake Oswego also offers a wide variety of parks and access to Oswego Lake during summertime.

The school district is the best in the state. Every school in the district is ranked 'exceptional'. No other school district in Oregon had every school (K-12) ranked that high. Furthermore, 89% of residents in Lake Oswego have completed at least some college and the crime in Lake Oswego is extremely low.

Downtown Portland is a 10 to 15 minute drive, and Lake Oswego is very close to Bridgeport Village and Washington Square Mall for all your shopping needs.

Many homes are expensive (especially along Oswego Lake), but many areas in Lake Oswego such as Lake Grove and River Grove have homes of moderate prices.

If you simply google "Lake Oswego" and click images, you will see what a wonderful community it is!

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Old 06-05-2009, 05:26 PM
 
Location: Oregon
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I'm torn among Eugene, Medford and Bend. They all three look like nice places. Where would you say is the best place to live in Oregon?
Out of those I would choose Bend - but that is just me

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Old 06-05-2009, 05:38 PM
 
Location: oregon
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Salem -Keizer is my pick..I live across I-5 from Keizer and use a lot of the business there ..We just enjoy salem, keizer and silverton too...We are retired and empty nesters so schools aren't an issue..
the climate is nice here too.
good luck.
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Old 06-05-2009, 06:29 PM
 
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That's a really hard question to answer.
Sometimes I will be driving around in the back country and turn the bend and see a view that will just absolutely take your breath away.......In rainy January!
Can you imagine how it looks in July? Who wouldn't want to live there?

And then have the same experience three days later? Or months later again?

Sometimes I'm downtown in Portland or Eugene at 2 am on a Saturday night thinking I couldn't live anywhere else!

Like everyone has said, we need to establish a comprehensive profile!
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