Originally Posted by GB
I take exception to that. It is not always about common sense. Some of us have no choice, but to have lengthy commutes. My common sense tells me that I have bought a house in an area that is desirable for the schools and affordable. I then got a new job a few years later that pays much more than I was earning, but is quite a distance away. I do not think my common sense has failed me thank you very much.
Oh c'mon now, I certainly wasn't targeting the exceptions to the rule.
We all know millions of people built/bought further and further out in the car-dependent exurbs in order to get an affordable house, and they are now paying the price, literally.
Forward thinking is not America's strong point.