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Old 05-30-2006, 06:06 PM   #1
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Just for *&G; odes anyone have a 50 min drive to where they work and how is it in the car, gas mileage at 65-70? I am thinking about buying a house; here is the ad:

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Whoa, when we were looking at houses, we went through one with that EXACT floor plan. Weird.
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Looks like a nice place


can't help with the drive though. I only go 15 min in the morning.
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BUT BUT when yah comin back to the continental 48?
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I used to drive 45-50min one way to work. The drive was no big deal for me. I enjoy turning up the radio and crusing. But I did get sick of the extra time spent before and after work. 9 to 10.5hr work day plus 1.5 to 2 hrs driving makes for little time to do much at home after eating and such. My drive was at 60-65mph and economy was as expected for having some mods to the car and a heavy foot at times, average 23-24mpg with some city driving.
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OK, I do not know when I will be coming back to the 48; but I am up here for a guarnteed 4 years.

For those who are not familar with the military, we get what is called BAH (Basic Allowance For Housing) which is 761 / month.

I cannot see being up here 4 years, dumping money down the throat of an apartment with nothing gained at the end of it.

I have never bought a house before, so I thought this would be a good place to start. I have seen a few posts on houses, so I thought I would start one myself.

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Thank you everyone for signing my check every month.
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Whoa, when we were looking at houses, we went through one with that EXACT floor plan. Weird.
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By rounding off (one hour at 60MP with 30 MPG), you're looking at about 2 gallons each way. Granted, that'* a well tuned engine, no rush hour type traffic, and maybe using the cruise control (yeah, I know....)
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Just for *&G; odes anyone have a 50 min drive to where they work and how is it in the car, gas mileage at 65-70?
Hahahahahhaa I live all but 20 minutes away and It takes me almost an hour to get to work. And Umm 65-70? Is not an option. More like 10-15 :(

Good luck on the house purchase!!
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I drive 52 miles daily, each way to work, for a total of 104 miles.
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