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Old 09-02-2014, 02:31 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by Kaneohegirlinaz View Post
DH and I hunted for years for a retirement home well before retirement
(we knew we wouldn't be able to stay as retirees in Hawaii).
We wanted to be able to have it paid off when the time came.

DH went to school here in Arizona and felt that this would
be a good fit for us, and it has been.
Very similar lifestyle, laid back, quiet, loads of sunshine,
and the most crucial factor in the mix, the cost of living.
These things are most important to us.

We were able to purchase this home WAY cheap and then rent it out seasonally;
also we were able to use it ourselves and family members for vacations.
It has paid for it's self, really.

We do miss the Pacific Ocean,
This Is Where I'm From
but California is only a few hours drive away... NOW,
if I could get him to buy that RV, we could go off to the beach more often and cheaper
Kewl. I'd forgotten about the "This is where I'm from" thread. I just added a video y'all might like

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Old 09-02-2014, 03:02 PM   #32
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DH and I went fishing for the first time together. He fried the 2 brown and 2 rainbow trout he caught and I fixed cole slaw.

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