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Response to Retrograde (Reply #51)

Sat Feb 19, 2022, 03:45 PM

56. We live in the Sacramento area. We got an excellent deal on our home

in 2008 when that housing bubble burst. So, yeah, it depends on where you are, I think. I don't think the current bubble is sustainable here either. Our house is now worth triple what we paid, but I seriously don't expect it to stay that way. We get a lot of Bay area buyers here, too, who are willing, even with current home prices, to commute for work. So, I would also say it depends on income earning level as well.

I moved here 20 years ago from Tennessee after a bad divorce with practically nothing but my daughter and some furniture. I am so happy to be here! I don't care how much cheaper it might be to live somewhere else, there's NO WAY I would ever move without being forced. This is the first place I've ever lived (and I've lived a lot of places) where I felt like I was truly (finally) home. Living here, among people of like mind and in a state that largely aligns with my own values, means a lot to my mental and emotional well-being and my sense of security. That is so important to me. I can't attach a price tag to it.

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