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Old Jul 13th 2006, 12:24 pm
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Default 10 most OVERPRICED places in the US

It's not just that they've got high housing prices and living costs -- it's that salaries and job growth don't keep up, either.

1 Essex County, Mass.
2 San Francisco
3 San Jose, Calif.
4 Honolulu
5 Cambridge, Mass.
6 New York
7 Tucson, Ariz.
8 Oakland, Calif.
9 Boston
10 Los Angeles


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I am surprised Detroit isn't on the list..........

You can get a house here for around $60,000 if you look for it.
which is overpriced by around $59,000
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I am surprised Detroit isn't on the list..........

You can get a house here for around $60,000 if you look for it.
which is overpriced by around $59,000
I can't believe you're living in motown......
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Originally Posted by Ray
It's not just that they've got high housing prices and living costs -- it's that salaries and job growth don't keep up, either.

1 Essex County, Mass.
2 San Francisco
3 San Jose, Calif.
4 Honolulu
5 Cambridge, Mass.
6 New York
7 Tucson, Ariz.
8 Oakland, Calif.
9 Boston
10 Los Angeles


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Isn't that the same throughout the country though?

Take our piece of paradise. The cost of housing has gone haywire, and yet the plebs are earning peanuts...
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I can't believe you're living in motown......
why not, it isn't that bad.
it's reputation precedes it..........glorious weather watching the best team in baseball is quite the highlight.
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Hmmm, completely different list of "overpriced cities" here:
http://money.cnn.com/2006/06/12/real...orse/index.htm
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Originally Posted by Manc
why not, it isn't that bad.
it's reputation precedes it..........glorious weather watching the best team in baseball is quite the highlight.
This calls for a Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheel song
sing along
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Hmmm, completely different list of "overpriced cities" here:
http://money.cnn.com/2006/06/12/real...orse/index.htm
And Port St Lucie is a complete shit hole. We looked at houses there and decided not to bother since we didnt fancy paying quarter of a mil for a pile of breeze blocks built on an old waste dump ground near a ghetto.
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And Port St Lucie is a complete shit hole. We looked at houses there and decided not to bother since we didnt fancy paying quarter of a mil for a pile of breeze blocks built on an old waste dump ground near a ghetto.
That same dump will cost you half a mil in LA
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Originally Posted by Manc
why not, it isn't that bad.
it's reputation precedes it..........glorious weather watching the best team in baseball is quite the highlight.
Watching baseball in the heat, you are taking the piss are'nt you?!!?!
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Watching baseball in the heat, you are taking the piss are'nt you?!!?!
Matt has an air-conditioned box....
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That same dump will cost you half a mil in LA
Aah yes but LA has hollywood and stars and things as attractions...Port St Lucie has a nuclear power plant to boast as its hilite.
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Originally Posted by Angry White Pyjamas
Aah yes but LA has hollywood and stars and things as attractions...Port St Lucie has a nuclear power plant to boast as its hilite.
If you want to see stars and be in a good neighberhood you better have at least a mil. The stars don't go near the half mil shit holes
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Originally Posted by lionheart
If you want to see stars and be in a good neighberhood you better have at least a mil. The stars don't go near the half mil shit holes
You get to see stars for free in Port St Lucie...just after the muggers smack you on the back of the head and run off with your wallet.
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