Potential move to Utah

White Chocolate

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What’s up everyone, my wife and I have talked about moving to Utah for awhile now.

I know timing right now isn’t ideal but want to get some thoughts on cities and if you know anywhere hiring for a job for myself. I have an Associates Degree in Business Management and am currently working on my Bachelors Degree. I have 4 years of experience working as the Business Office Manager at a Skilled Nursing Facility.

Any tips or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
 

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What’s up everyone, my wife and I have talked about moving to Utah for awhile now.

I know timing right now isn’t ideal but want to get some thoughts on cities and if you know anywhere hiring for a job for myself. I have an Associates Degree in Business Management and am currently working on my Bachelors Degree. I have 4 years of experience working as the Business Office Manager at a Skilled Nursing Facility.

Any tips or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
Are you LDS?

If yes then Utah County

If no then Salt Lake County
 

Avery

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You looking for hotter weather with reduced snowfall? Consider St. George - two hours from Vegas, about 4 to SLC.

Utah, Davis and SL counties are basically all burbs where you can find everything. More snowfall in winter, still hot in summer, but not St. George hot.

That's really the only metro areas of note. You could also consider Logan or Cedar City, but a bit more limited on amenities.
 

NAOS

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What’s up everyone, my wife and I have talked about moving to Utah for awhile now.

I know timing right now isn’t ideal but want to get some thoughts on cities and if you know anywhere hiring for a job for myself. I have an Associates Degree in Business Management and am currently working on my Bachelors Degree. I have 4 years of experience working as the Business Office Manager at a Skilled Nursing Facility.

Any tips or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
Sweet Jebus, you’re a married guy at this point??! I’ve been here way too long
 

Beer

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Pros and cons to SLC, Utah Valley, and St George ..... A bit more info would be helpful for anyone giving you tips.

Kids?
Coming from?
Rent or house price range?
Hobbies?

You know, relevant things to where one would live.
 

White Chocolate

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Pros and cons to SLC, Utah Valley, and St George ..... A bit more info would be helpful for anyone giving you tips.

Kids?
Coming from?
Rent or house price range?
Hobbies?

You know, relevant things to where one would live.
1 baby
Coming from Arizona
House price range around 150k-200k
Hobbies include sports, basketball cards, going to the park
 

Beer

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1 baby
Coming from Arizona
House price range around 150k-200k
Hobbies include sports, basketball cards, going to the park
Hmmmm, I'd look St George then, mainly because of your housing budget. SLC and Utah Valley are getting outrageous. Unless you're cool living in a small apartment, which you might be and is totally fine. Still housing would be a killer up North.
 

White Chocolate

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Hmmmm, I'd look St George then, mainly because of your housing budget. SLC and Utah Valley are getting outrageous. Unless you're cool living in a small apartment, which you might be and is totally fine. Still housing would be a killer up North.
Yeah, definitely looking for a house. I own one here and would be renting it out and using the extra money to pay off the mortgage quicker or use it towards a mortgage in Utah.
 

Beer

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Yeah, definitely looking for a house. I own one here and would be renting it out and using the extra money to pay off the mortgage quicker or use it towards a mortgage in Utah.
St George is much cheaper, you can find some 1 bedroom condos in less desirable areas for 175 - 200 in Utah Valley or SLC if you really want to be up north though. St. George has grown a **** ton over the years and is becoming a better place to live.
 

White Chocolate

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St George is much cheaper, you can find some 1 bedroom condos in less desirable areas for 175 - 200 in Utah Valley or SLC if you really want to be up north though. St. George has grown a **** ton over the years and is becoming a better place to live.
Is there any 3 bed 2 bath for around 150-200 in St. George you think?
 

fishonjazz

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1 baby
Coming from Arizona
House price range around 150k-200k
Hobbies include sports, basketball cards, going to the park
That price for a house doesn't really exist anywhere near SLC unless it's a complete ****-hole and even ****-holes probably cost more than that.

For a decent house in a cheaper area you are probably looking at around $300,000.

For instance I live in an area that most people consider to be a poorer area and a kind of bad part of the SLC valley and my house would sell for like $350,000 or something. And my house isn't very nice.

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White Chocolate

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That price for a house doesn't really exist anywhere near SLC unless it's a complete ****-hole and even ****-holes probably cost more than that.

For a decent house in a cheaper area you are probably looking at around $300,000.

For instance I live in an area that most people consider to be a poorer area and a kind of bad part of the SLC valley and my house would sell for like $350,000 or something. And my house isn't very nice.

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Thanks for the input, Fish. Definitely something to think about. I own a 3 bedroom 2 bath house here with brand new appliances and everything newly remodeled with a decent front and back yard and it was less than 125k.
 

tfivas

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Buy a house in Grantsville/Tooele/Stansbury and work in SLC. It's about a 45 minute drive.
 

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Probably going to have to look at 225-250 then potentially. Biggest issue right now is finding a job that would allow us to live comfortable.
Don’t worry. I’ve got you covered. I’ll chip in $5 to your first month’s mortgage/rent.
 
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