Diogenese simpson wrote:Culture shock, yup you will have culture shock moving south , the gun culture blows most northerners minds , here in TX we have many refugees from California ( that's what one guy called himself ) who no longer ducks when his neighbor do as a little target practice .
Wherever you move to the first priority is WATER , keep away from county water, most is full of chlorine ,some floridate and in my experience all taste nasty , find something with a all year spring (perminant water supply )or a well that ain't so deep ,you can pull a well pump by hand from around 100 feet ( no charges for a crane to come to pull the pump) and there are then plenty of inexpensive solar products that work easily at that depth .
John Elliott wrote:The best place is right where you are. If that area is not to your liking, then hang out someplace else and scope it out before you even think about opening your wallet.
George Hayduke wrote:1. Enough rainfall to reliably grow plants without irrigation.
2. Four growing seasons.
3. Less than 30 minute commute to a jobs hub. (Think city of more than 100,000 population and focus on college towns.)
4. Abundant rural land for less than $5,000 an acre.
Cj Verde wrote:We moved here from NYC 22 years ago. Lots of like minded folks up here, plus I've got the fastest internet connection in the country! Fiber Optic, baby!
Lots of fruit trees grow here...