Possible Move

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by rodriguezpoultry, Aug 31, 2010.

  1. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    We'll be moving, probably next May and we're in the process of looking for a place to live. I'll be taking a week off during the winter to drive around up north.

    Just wondering if anyone had any special real estate places they visit to find available properties?

    I don't want to post where we'll be moving to, but will be happy to tell in PM.


    I can give the specs that we're after though:

    Would prefer already standing barn (doesn't have to be huge, but big enough for a horse)
    At least 5 acres

    Existing house is negotiable since we may build anyway.


    Anyways, if you have any ideas as to go about searching (because I'm at a complete loss) through online/real estate websites, I'd be more than happy to hear your expertise on this!

    Thank you!
     
  2. CalicoFarm

    CalicoFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in the process of a possible move also, this web site is the best I have found so far. Hope it helps.
    http://www.realtor.com
     
  3. redstars

    redstars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you like south coast mass my neighbour is a realtor I can hook you up with her.
     
  4. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Unfortunately, this will be in the North somewheres. Most likely Pennsylvania/New Jersey area.

    Edit: Not to say it won't be a cool thing to be somewhere else for a while but still depressing to be leaving the south.
     
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  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Why ya gotta leave the south? Come live with ME!! [​IMG]
     
  6. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    LOL! I'd probably be relatively close to you redhen! [​IMG]

    We'll be moving because DBF has a job offer there when he graduates. Gotta follow the money I guess. It'll be a new experience, but really hard on me to leave. I'm excited and sad...it's just SO far away!
     
  7. welsummerchicks

    welsummerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You'd be surprised at how cool PA and NJ can be. There are parts of NJ that are very, very rural and wonderful. there are pine barrens and all sorts of cool places. PA has mountains and fantastic wild areas. All kinds of riding - English, Western, everything.

    I do believe the largest national park in the US is in - New York state - within a few hours of PA/NJ.
     
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  8. sunflowerenvy

    sunflowerenvy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:be gald that he will have a job . so many people are get termite from there jobs. but pack your boots for snow lol
     
  9. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Are there ice storms up there? Like in OK? Or is it just big snow storms?

    Thanks for the suggestion Calico!

    It's kind of fun looking through the properties, but frustrating because I can't find exactly what I'm after. I wish I knew how this housing stuff worked too. Like down payments, mortgages, etc. I can tell loans are gonna be a BIG fun project...

    And we're having to do it from half way across the country! I almost can't wait for that week to go looking around just to see the state myself!
     
  10. welsummerchicks

    welsummerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is snow in PA and a little less in NJ, but the ice storms are not as frequent.

    In the mountains in far W PA the weather can be quite harsh with quite a bit of snow and bitter cold.

    In E PA where you are going, the winters aren't so much. Just enough to enjoy and have some variety. The eastern location moderates the weather. The summers are not as hot as down where you are I don't think, though some days in summer can be rather humid and stuffy, it doesn't last for long and there is a break. I'd say the most wonderful season in both E PA and NJ is the fall, Just unbelievably beautiful.
     

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