Review of Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix--Paradise Lost
Star Rating - 7/15/2007
Over the past 20 years, the greater Phoenix metropolitan area has gradually lost a lot of its earlier quality of life attractiveness. It, unfortunately, has followed in the footsteps of many other major american cities: Traffic gridlock, rapidly escalating property costs, ever-worsening air quality, and increasingly hotter average summer temperatures due to the "heat island" effect.

My wife and I are looking forward to our upcoming relocation to Florence, Alabama for our retirement. A slower pace of life, small town friendliness, a lower cost of living, and a beautiful natural setting of forests, lakes and rivers are the main reasons why we will be resettling in northwestern Alabama.
Jerry | Phoenix, AZ
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Did you know that Alabama is also called "tornado alley?"
Bp | Boca Raton, FL

Hmmm, thanks for the review.
Tim | Fort Wayne, IN
- 1/10/2020
Should be last option
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AJ | Chandler, AZ | 3 Replies

- 1/6/2020
Consider before moving here what you're getting
I moved here for a job a few months ago and unfortunately won't be staying long. To summar...
Lee | Tucson, AZ | 2 Replies

- 12/28/2019
One of the top 10 hottest cities on earth
I've already reviewed before, but one thing I would suggest if you're thinking of moving h...
Liz | South Venice, FL | No Replies

- 10/17/2019
Stay away or end up in jail
Avoid Phoenix,, Mesa, Tempe, Scottsdale, all metro Phx, the summer sucks, few low paying j...
dan | Mesa, AZ | 2 Replies

- 10/6/2019
Don't Move Here!!
I heard fuc**in rats in my house again today. It seems now that every winter they come in ...
Charles W. | Phoenix, AZ | 53 Replies

- 9/7/2019
Phoenix is a good place to live!
I spent summers in Phoenix growing up and have lived permanently in Phoenix over 35 years ...
CLAYTON | Phoenix, AZ | 1 Reply

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