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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #760 on: October 04, 2013, 05:23:41 PM »
I guess 3BR preferably detached with a garage.

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All houses here are single family detached.

Probably 90K CH, 125K UH, 180K Beachwood.  Beachwood lot sizes are generally bigger/newer and more likely to have an attached garage.



As far as jobs I know plenty that have moved here for that.  There are some frum organizations that help with that and there's always the online job sites.
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #761 on: October 04, 2013, 05:43:51 PM »
All houses here are single family detached.

Probably 90K CH, 125K UH, 180K Beachwood.  Beachwood lot sizes are generally bigger/newer and more likely to have an attached garage.



As far as jobs I know plenty that have moved here for that.  There are some frum organizations that help with that and there's always the online job sites.

Wow. What a huge difference between CH and beachwood!

I actually prefer the older houses. They have more personality.
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #762 on: October 04, 2013, 05:58:33 PM »
CH is 50% black and 50% white.  And they have some really nasty cops.

Beachwood is 90% Jewish-the highest percentage of Jews for any city in the diaspora.  And the cops are fantastic.

Pick your poison.
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #763 on: October 05, 2013, 09:45:03 PM »
Don't you find the median salary to be commensurate with the cost of living? I've always assumed lower home values = lower average salary
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #764 on: October 05, 2013, 09:53:36 PM »
Lower probably. Commensurate not at all. Life is quite inexpensive here and people don't live to impress others.
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #765 on: October 05, 2013, 09:55:42 PM »
Don't you find the median salary to be commensurate with the cost of living? I've always assumed lower home values = lower average salary
In general yes, but all you have to do to beat that system is be an exception.

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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #766 on: October 05, 2013, 10:11:34 PM »
Lower probably. Commensurate not at all. Life is quite inexpensive here and people don't live to impress others.

Except when it comes to shopping. You guys have probably the nicest malls ever.
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #767 on: October 28, 2013, 11:47:58 PM »
Prices are definitely on the uptick.  Really depends on where you want to live.
"Median price for 2013 sales are:
-up 17 percent in Beachwood to $250,000
-up 12 percent in Cleveland Heights to $77,500
-up 14 percent in University Heights to $130,000
-down 25 in East Cleveland to $8,000 :D
http://www.cleveland.com/beachwood/index.ssf/2013/10/home_prices_up_in_beachwood_cl.html
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #768 on: October 29, 2013, 10:44:23 PM »
"Median price for 2013 sales are:
-up 17 percent in Beachwood to $250,000
-up 12 percent in Cleveland Heights to $77,500
-up 14 percent in University Heights to $130,000
-down 25 in East Cleveland to $8,000 :D
http://www.cleveland.com/beachwood/index.ssf/2013/10/home_prices_up_in_beachwood_cl.html
$8k for house? Wow that's cheap. Maybe we can start a Jewish community there even if the houses triple to $24k it'll still be affordable :D

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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #769 on: October 29, 2013, 10:46:27 PM »
$8k for house? Wow that's cheap. Maybe we can start a Jewish community there even if the houses triple to $24k it'll still be affordable :D
Lol, back in the day there were tens of thousands of Jews there. 
Now not one. For good reason.
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #770 on: October 29, 2013, 10:53:46 PM »
$8k for house? Wow that's cheap. Maybe we can start a Jewish community there even if the houses triple to $24k it'll still be affordable :D
This isn't Lakewood so that wouldn't work here... Ppl can move a block and a half away from community with Shuls schools and kosher store within a five minute walk and still be alone for a few years before someone joins them.
Besides, it's possible to get a house in Cleve Heights for $8k, but you get what you pay for, and may as well buy in Beachwood where you'd get a newer, bigger, nicer house (as was discussed before somewhere on DDF) with better neighbors and mort + taxes should be in the $1200/month range...

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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #771 on: October 30, 2013, 12:15:13 AM »
mort + taxes should be in the $1200/month range...
Heh thats the cheap end of the range for a one bedroom apt rental here!!!
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #772 on: October 30, 2013, 12:15:51 AM »
How much is rent in Beachwood?
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #773 on: October 30, 2013, 12:18:17 AM »
Heh thats the cheap end of the range for a one bedroom apt rental here!!!
Multiply that by 10 times the space, subtract crime and tickets, divide the cost of living by 2, add parking lots, subtract restaurant options, add better summer weather but worse winter weather, add lots of greenery, and you have a house in Beachwood.
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #774 on: October 30, 2013, 12:22:11 AM »
Multiply that by 10 times the space, subtract crime and tickets, divide the cost of living by 2, add parking lots, subtract restaurant options, add better summer weather but worse winter weather, add lots of greenery, and you have a house in Beachwood.
Whats a teachers salary?
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #775 on: October 30, 2013, 12:24:05 AM »
Multiply that by 10 times the space, subtract crime and tickets, divide the cost of living by 2, add parking lots, subtract restaurant options, add better summer weather but worse winter weather, add lots of greenery, and you have a house in Beachwood.
Also bli ayin hara, have not gotten a ticket in months. B"h plenty parking where i live. Good view, (you don't have the Verrazano bridge framed in your window) and plenty of trees by me too.
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #776 on: October 30, 2013, 12:25:46 AM »
Whats a teachers salary?
No idea. There are 3 frum schools in town.

Also bli ayin hara, have not gotten a ticket in months. B"h plenty parking where i live. Good view, (you don't have the Verrazano bridge framed in your window) and plenty of trees by me too.
You have a real front/backyard in Brooklyn?
And the stores you go to all have large parking lots?
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #777 on: October 30, 2013, 12:27:34 AM »
Good view, (you don't have the Verrazano bridge framed in your window).
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #778 on: October 30, 2013, 12:31:49 AM »
No idea. There are 3 frum schools in town.

You have a real front/backyard in Brooklyn?
And the stores you go to all have large parking lots?
Doesn't have to be frum. Could google this, public school teachr, starting salary, benefits, salary after twenty yrs and pension.
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I can actually walk to the stores in Brooklyn  :P
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #779 on: October 30, 2013, 12:35:05 AM »
Heh thats the cheap end of the range for a one bedroom apt rental here!!!
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