My search for my house is not going very well

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  1. nextlevel

    nextlevel You're so amazing

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    I was pretty much set on mission viejo, but they houses there are pretty old, now im' starting to look in aliso viejo and foothill ranch areas :dunno:
     
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    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    You cry a lot
     
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    nextlevel You're so amazing

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    my biggest problem with the older homes is the low ceilings, they all have 8 foot ceilings, i just dont' feel comfortable in them, and if i'm going to basically spend my life savings on something, i want it to be something i love
     
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    Mission Viejo is where I'm from :cheer: My parents still have a house there rented out
     
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    Looks like you gotta head to Corona bro :console:
     
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    nextlevel You're so amazing

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    foothill ranch and aliso are really nice and modern, they were built in the 90's but sometimes the homes feel like townhomes, not alot of land, smaller, <2000 square feet. the ones in mission viejo are big homes and big plots of land, but they all look and feel creepy to me kind of
     
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    Move in next to @dinkus mayhem and he can give you a ride to work on his handlebars.
     
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    nextlevel You're so amazing

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    where abouts?
     
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    nextlevel You're so amazing

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    does he bike to work? because so do i right now, but once i move i wont' be able too
     
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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    can't the roof be raised? Buy the shittiest house in the best neighborhood, put some blood sweat and tears in it. You can change the house, you can never change the location, location, location
     
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    Roughly Alicia/Trabuco. Gotta be careful I have 2-3 stalkers here :worried:
     
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    Not typically cost effective to raise ceilings, most homes in CA don't have drop ceilings, it's the actual roof truss that creates the ceiling height, would need to tear 50% of the house down
     
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    nice area, i really like the homes in lake forest north of trabuco, they are newer and nicer but they dont' go on sale very often
     
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    no doubt, it would be a major job, prob would be cheaper to take down the whole house
     
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    Johnnykstaint A real one way mother f-er Gold

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    No vacant lots to build on?
     
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    nextlevel You're so amazing

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    i also love the homes by the lake in lake forest, but they are all old and dingy and creepy
     
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    Just be careful of Mello-Roos taxes in that area if you aren't already. We are planning moving back out there from AZ in 12 years or so (Laguna Niguel specifically) and this is something to take into account.
     
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    no, none around here, its an older community, 60's, so its pretty much built on