Very expensive, yet "cheap" houses
I lived in Minnesota for most of my adult life. When I was in my 40s, I took a transfer to South Carolina. I was astonished by how much cheaper it was, in terms of housing, medical, food, etc. Then, I took another transfer to Texas, where it was even cheaper, in terms of housing, medical, food, and taxes (no state tax).
Minnesota's houses are small, dark, not energy efficient, and they cost A LOT compared to other areas of the country. I'm back in MN now (again, for job), and the home I have now is the most expensive home that I've ever owned, and it pales in comparison to the houses I had in the other states, and those houses cost about 30% less.
I'm sorry, but 10x10 is NOT a bedroom... it is a closet, with Read More