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Can’t wait to leave - 9/3/2020
Michigan is so overrated; Michiganders are in love with this state, and I don’t get it. You can sit and have a two hour conversation about how crappy things are here and they’ll agree, but there’s nothing you could say to make them dislike this state; what are they holding onto?

-It’s so boring. There’s nothing to do unless you have land or water access, or you like winter sports. Not even entertainers like to come here.
- The winters are BRUTAL and they never end. For like 8 months out of the year, it’s just miserable, gray, depressing, cold and wet. It’s hell on your home and car.
- The infrastructure has to be among the worst in the country. There’s no easy way to get anywhere, you’re sometimes going 20-30 extra miles out of the way to get from A to B. The roads look like they’re in a 3rd world. I don’t even know how many my tires have been claimed by potholes. There’s always construction repairing things that don’t need repairing, while neglecting real Read More

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small town - 4/9/2017
Belleville MI is a small town, they have a couple good fast food places and a few small diners and such, but the cost of living is kind of ridiculous. i have a one bedroom apartment, on the lake mind you, for 900$ a month. the town is kind of boring and its mainly just old folks here, which theres nothing wrong with that, unless youre a young adult like me, looking for excitement. i suggest moving else where. although! it is close to ann arbor and such places, so thats a small plus. Read More

Not good - 3/8/2017
Need to be able to see whole state and move Read More

Lived here my entire life...ready to move - 6/10/2016
Ok, so I've lived in Suburbs of Michigan my entire life.

Let me start with the good:
-Lots of lakes big and small
-Good employment opportunities in the larger metro areas
-Lots of metro parks

Let me list the not so good:
-Highest auto insurance rates in the country
-High license fees
-Very aggressive and rude drivers
-Roads in either A) bad condition or B) under construction
-Traffic bad in Metro Detroit (Southeast Michigan)
-Very short summers (if you like any kind of outdoor activities)
-Very long winters (If you live in Upper Peninsula, even longer with more snow)
-Driving in winter weather, along with lots of stupid drivers, can be very treacherous
-Unions (auto and teachers) have huge lobby in Lansing (state capital)
-Lots of fees and taxes

Summary: Michigan is like California, nice place maybe to vacation, but not to live. I will be moving out of Michigan within Read More
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price - 3/12/2016
cost of living and taxes to Read More

Desert not for my. - 6/23/2015
Ilive in Phx. Az. Want to move to michigan where I grew Read More

employers are the worse - 6/10/2015
Grew up in michigan and moved back here 10 years ago. Worse decision we ever made. Employers in northern michigan pay poorly and treat employees like animals. Cost of living up here is expensive and most people have to work 2 or 3 jobs to make ends meet. Beautiful state and lots to do all year if you like the outdoors. Wages are bad the local saying is "view of the bay is worth half the pay." Sad isn't Read More

Michigan - 6/4/2015
Michigan is a great place to live. You will experience all 4 seasons and have an opportunity to enjoy the great attractions. One of the best main places to experience culture and night life is Downtown Detroit. The festivals are amazing; I love the various cultures, cuisine, River Walk, and convenient access to Read More

Micigan Sucks - 2/11/2015
I hate it here. I HATE IT. Ypsi, Detroit, ann arbor, Dearborn, inkster, Belleville Washtenaw county, wayne county lansing I lived there or visited. And I have family here. The old newspaper articles are a witness to crime in various cities that cops do not notice or how about the many bikers with liquor bottles, drugs that book bags just do not trick you to believe they are students. You will see crime happen and the police do to and ...ya both watch. Or how about police cars parked at the back of drug dealers homes. Unfortunately it is the only reason that I stayed. I did miss out on my life. There are all mental ill released patients, developmentally disturbed, allot of students and LOADS AND LOADS OF EXCONVICTS and CRIMINALs. The drug dealers enlarge their sales to the suburbs clientele with no problem of projecting new areas and larger sales of crack and heroin. The people are so mean IT IS DYSFUNCTIONAL AND CORRUPT...the police and judicial system too and I work for the Read More

Michigan - 11/18/2014
Michigan is a wonderful place to live if you love the four seasons and all the activities and festivities that come along with those seasons. It's a state for nature lover's where you may enjoy Camping, Hicking, Fishing, Canoeing, Kayakers, and even Skiing, Snowboarding and Ice Skating just to name a few. There's so much to explore with all the beautiful Crystal Lakes. In fact there are many Michiganders who have never seen the wonderous beauty of Michigan themselves. Want to know more about Michigan. Checkout Puremichigan.com as see what awaits Read More

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