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Old 01-15-2011, 09:18 AM Fanatic

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Relocate to Texas

Hello, I may be relocating to Mckinney Texas and was wanting more information on the area. I haven't heard any bad about the place. How's the crime (being next to Mexico)? Politicale atmosphere? Building and housing industry?( is there work for a framing contractor?) wheather? Is there a lot of rain? Schools and private schools? Outdoor activites? Taxes and bussiness environment.


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Old 01-16-2011, 09:41 PM
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i don't really know where mckinney is, but i myself have contemplated moving to somewhere like dallas or somewhere in texas. if it weren't for my son i think i would. i know i would. lower cost of living, probably lower wages, but still more money left in my pocket, lower property taxes. when i say lower cost of living though i mean compared to the northeast! i've looked online, and found houses for $80k-$120k nice one with nice sized property too! if i was able to actually sell my house finally this time around i would be able to pay off what i owe on it, buy a house out there, and still have money left over.
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Old 01-16-2011, 10:35 PM
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I don't know where you live now but Mckinney, Texas is 550 or 600 miles from Mexico. It's on the North Side of Dallas by about 20 miles. This link should tell you about anything you want to know about it
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Well I live currently live in Mckinney and it is by no means anywhere near the US/Mexico border. You must be really buying into the coo-laid the news media sells you on. I'm not really sure where you are coming from but we don't have a tremendous amount of rain or bad weather at all for that matter. I'm not originally from her so it can seem to get a bit hot in the summer but thats Texas. Mckinney always gets voted by money magazine as one of the top 10 best places to live. I dont really know if that means much but its not a bad place to live. Crime doesnt seem to be too crazy and the schools are alright. Just like anywhere there are good and bad parts. Everything is wehat you make it. Hope this helps.
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