maybe time to move

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  1. Tmano

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    I have been thinking about moving somewhere else in the US because definitely tired of the long snowy cold Wisconsin's winters. I love the snow and back home I used to snoboarding a lot but here there are just a few little hills. Most important the tennis scene does not exist. Maybe a couple of tourneys during the winter an few over the summer.
    when I tell my wife ( who is American ) let's move she says "let's go" but honestly in this economy it would be hard to find a decent job as I have right now without having a college degree and I get more frustrated.
    I would love to live in a place where I could play tourney and tennis all year long but as now I'm stuck in Wisconsin.....
    BTW any member of on the board from WI?
     
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  2. El Diablo

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    So your point is that it's really NOT time to move??? Oh. Watch "Wayne's World" a few times and come to love where you are.
     
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  3. Tmano

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    We just had a baby in May so moving is even harder now....I'll watch it!
     
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  4. LuckyR

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    Everyone knows where the good weather is in the US, that's why those areas are overcrowded, with the job issues that that results in.

    If you are young, I would move to an area that has a reputation for being a bit colder than what you prefer and over the decades it will warm up nicely to perfect weather while the old standby SunBelt will melt into drought and terrible weather.
     
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  5. sureshs

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    Look at the home prices in the places where you can play tennis all year long, and the desire might fade away quickly.
     
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  6. Tmano

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    yeah I know it's always about $$$$, that's why I'm still living in WI.
    however to pick a place a bit nicer than WI hoping it would warm up could be a good idea but by the time it warmed up I will be old:)
     
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  7. MarinaHighTennis

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    Well Arizona and Texas are pretty good. Still doesn't beat Cali haha
     
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    He's looking for an area in which to find a job. Here in Arizona, the job market sucks. And the natives here wouldn't welcome him, seeing as he says he's foreign, and here in Arizona, they don't like foreigners.
     
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  9. r2473

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    With your wife or with that chick at work that wanted to sleep with you?
     
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  10. Tmano

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    Italians are welcome no matter where they go :):)
     
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  11. Tmano

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    with my wife! I turned that girl down...I made the right choice....now she hates me hahaha
     
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  12. Coach Chad

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    Tmano....you would be surprised how much fun you can have here in Fla....you just need to be thrift and learn how to enjoy life without spending as much. Come on down to Orlando! We can always use another tennis player!
     
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  13. SoBad

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    Have you looked at Cuba? The climate is perfect for tennis and the Italian community is very strong.
     
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  14. LeeD

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    You need luck on your side.
    Luck to find a job.
    Luck to find a good community.
    Luck everything else in your life doesn't turn bad.
    Luck your wife like it there.
    It's a crapshoot, any more. But is it better than the safety of home?
     
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  15. r2473

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    See if she's interested in babysitting
     
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  16. 3fees

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    With the housing crash,,many houses in many places are still negative value, mortgage way over selling price, yet the job prospects are slim pickens, unless one thinks of flipping hamburgers as a career.

    :mrgreen:
     
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  17. LeeD

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    You need luck onto ONE job, one house, and you're set.
    Percentages and numbers mean little, because you're looking for ONE.
     
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    oh god. .........
     
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  19. Coach Chad

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    Coach tennis for fun money...and you can make it!
     
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  20. Tmano

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    Hey guys I have to catch up with you replies now...I thought the thread was dead!

    Coach Chad,
    I would love to live in Orlando, and my dad would be incredibly happy to come over visiting my because he is a fantastic bass fisher.
    actually was there for a short vacation a few year ago...nice place and I would like to play tennis there as well. People say that 4.5 are stronger there than in the *******....love challenging.
    Also thinking about to become a tennis coach. Last year I volunteered as assistant coach at my local high school and it was fun and got some good results and feedback.

    LeeD,
    you are right for sure about the job. I would not move without having found a job first! Coming from Europe/ Italy in which the mentality about jobs is more conservative in a way that I could not let myself move and gamble on the future with out at least have a secure job/health insurance....especially now that I have a baby...without $$$ you can't even buy tennis balls:)

    SoBad,
    Cuba is a nice place...... maybe when I retire

    r2473

    Do you need a baby sitter? I can ask:)

    3fees
    That's true...houses all over US have become way more cheaper due to the economy and it is certainly so keep in mind...however, here in WI the house market ha not been hit much at all. Actually it is still pretty strong and pricy.

    WHY?
     
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  21. LeeD

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    Then FINANCIAL security determines where you live.
    Look for a job first, then decide if it's where you want to live.
     
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  22. 3fees

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    WI probably does not allow subdivision building continously,, In cali new 3 or 4 bedrooms homes are cheaper than used price similar homes, so the price in WI stays up better as used home vs new home prices is not so competitive and subject to lowballing.
     
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