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      12-16-2019, 10:34 AM   #183
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Originally Posted by fastboatster View Post
Where do these 130k houses exist? Just asking out of curiosity. I imagine it’s not an area with too many well paying jobs
Southeast Michigan.
There are tons of great engineer jobs in mechanical, industrial, software etc. and housing is insanely cheap compared to income level. I am from VT where there is not a lot of engineering and housing is expensive. I now live in Michigan where its the opposite. For reference. Most starting engineers I know are around 70-80k and it isnt hard to find a house for 150k.
My house in a safe neighborhood with good schools nearby, and 20 minutes from downtown (which is actually great, don't believe what everything you hear) was 150k for a 3 bed 2.5 bath on an acre with a 3 car garage. Its a little older, but its a great house for me.

Oh and a car loan for 69 months is nuts.