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Old 03-29-2011, 02:10 AM
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Long Island Long Island people..

As a lot of you know I have been going through some drama w/ my landlord. This crap inspired me to just buy a house LOL. I'm looking in LI probably going to be in Suffolk hopefully a property where I don't have to pay 10 grand in taxes. It's crazy out there! I just wanted some insight on what areas are good since I don't know much about the areas out there.

I have been looking in the brentwood,medford ,patchogue and bay shore areas. Brentwood has some good deals but I hear mixed reviews. I have a little boy who is going to be 3 in May so school districts are also a concern. I know there is quite a few members from li so any insight would be much appreciated guys.

Thanks!

P.S. This summer I will definitely be having a big bbq for all my MR people!
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Old 03-29-2011, 06:44 AM
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Check out lindenhurst I bought a house here about a year ago .sold my condo in bayside and bought a house .taxes are reasonable and pretty good school distract .ur get a lot for ur money
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Old 03-29-2011, 06:46 AM
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If u want I'll take some numbers down of.some.for sale houses for u
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Old 03-29-2011, 06:51 AM
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you can look at www.mlsli.com for listings, property tax and schooling.

Hope that helps,

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Old 03-29-2011, 07:19 AM
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If you want to come out this way its not bad. Rocky pt and Miller Place school districts are nice. You want to stay away from Miller Place town cause of the taxes but Sound Beach and Rocky point arent that bad. Plus, we are 2 mins from the beach lol. Good luck finding a place man! Def look at schools cause there are some crappy schools on the island
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Old 03-29-2011, 07:20 AM
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On Long Island you ask yourself how much you want to spend, than you pick the area that fits your budget Lol. I'm in Kings Park and LOVE it. Great Schools (If you have or plan on having kids this is VERY important) and low to average taxes. Fort Salonga, St. James, Smithtown on the North shore are nice. I grew up part in Holbrook and than moved to Smithtown.

I feel bad for those trying to buy a house right now. We bought ours 5 years ago. 3% down and 5.2% fixed for 20 years. I'm happy right now.

Now analysts say banks won't look at you unless your credit score is north of 720 and your putting 20-30% down. And the banks want that in cash. Real nice. We bail them out and than they rob us some more...

Good luck in your hunt!
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Old 03-29-2011, 07:34 AM
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i love my town of middle island
wait the 2 house for sale on my block too
check it out
and my taxes are only 3700 a year \
check it out that would make 4 reefers on the same block ha ha ha
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Old 03-29-2011, 08:07 AM
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Man I thought I was good at $4100 a year Lol.
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Old 03-29-2011, 08:09 AM
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Man thats cheaper than here, Im at 6500 a year!
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Old 03-29-2011, 08:17 AM
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port jefferson station has some good deals also, taxes are ok.
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