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Hickory Vs. Asheville

Redding, California
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Hickory Vs. Asheville

We are from the beautiful mountains in Far northern California dn are seriously considering moving to either Hickory or Asheville. We have read quite a bit about Asheville, but not so much about Hickory.

The great plan wouild be to quit our jobs, and continue our investing in real estate there. can anyone comment on csh flow and investmetns there?

Also, we love to snow ski/board, and the utdoors in general. We are looking for a more realxed, less stressful lifestyle. We want to do more things with our children, 10 yr old boy and 14 yr old girl in the short time wwe have before they are on theri own. We can spend 300,000-400,000 on a house and would like lakefront property 1 acre plus if possible.

Anybody care to comment. We sure would apprciate it! HUGE decison for us, but may be WELL worth it.

Thank You

Charlotte, North...
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1. Re: Hickory Vs. Asheville

Asheville is expensive and does not really have a lake the size of lake hickory. However, city seems to have a little more to offer than Hickory. Take a look at http://www.lakefront-lots.com. There are several lake front communities but it depends on how close to the city you want to be. You can also check out http://www.lakehickoryrealty.com/ as they have lake lots as well. You can build a house for under $100 sq. ft or well over $125 sq ft but depends on what amenities you need. You can spend more for a lot with sewer and city water and less for well and septic or somewhere in between. In the mountains you will find lakes and also snow. Again depends on what you want. You can live in Hickory and go to the snow when you want to.

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