I am hoping that someone can give me some insite. I am currently living in PA, married, 2 kids and attending nursing school. After I graduate DH and I are SERIOUSLY considering moving to NC. We are tired of the climate here, the crime, the nothing to do ever. I have been researching NC and have looked at some threads on here. I have a few main concerns/questions.
What area would you recommend based on cost of living, employment, schools, low crime, nice neighborhood? We have had strong thoughts on Raleigh but are there better parts then others?
What is the cost of living like there? Here we bought a house here for 74K it is 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, decent yard, older house built in the 50's, needs updated. You can buy a nice updated home for around 180's here.
It seems there are alot of different school districts in the area. Are they all equally good?
Are there alot of things to do? There is nothing here! I hear Raleigh is 2 hours from the beach.....ah.....I would be in heaven!
And finally, do you know if hospitals around there are willing to pay off school loans, offer relocation packages, and hire new grads into specialized positions (I want to be in L&D)?
Thank you for your help! Hopefully we will soon be neighbors!
Last edit by nursecher on Apr 20, '06