We actually chose the place we were moving to this time by the cost of things such as taxes. We found a place that had really low taxes for the property and house. It was still zoned as a farm even though there had not been anything grown on the land for many years. We looked at school taxes and even the cost of internet plans and pricing for high speed internet service too. Some people move to an area that has outrageous rates for everything they need to run a house. We chose a bit differently. Our only main criteria was to keep the commute to work reasonable.
We found that moving just outside of the city and beyond the first set of suburban housing could land us some really low housing costs. The actual properties and homes were less expensive, and the tax rate and some services were cheaper too. We got a great deal on bundles internet and TV when we checked out the internet plans and pricing to see what was available in our area. We were moving from a home right at the edge of downtown, and our expenses dropped dramatically at our new home. Continue reading