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      10-03-2019, 12:46 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by KenB925 View Post
As someone who lives in the SF Bay Area, I am painfully aware of this.

Speaking for everyone who lives in these high priced areas, our perception of prices is SO skewed and out of whack.

I was in Tahoe City a couple of months ago and talked to a friendly guy stocking the shelves in Safeway at 9:30pm or so, he was telling us how he just bought a house on over an acre with a finished shop, outside of Reno. Obviously 'outside of Reno' is not the most desirable place to be, but (sadly) it didn't make sense to me and my friend that someone with (what would be considered by many to be) a normal job could afford a house with some space and a shop.
Skewed is correct. I moved from Marin County to Nashville six months ago. Before I left I got my teeth cleaned by a young dental hygentist, she was explaining to me how she just got a killer deal on a one bedroom in SF ($2900 a month). Umm...