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Life In Surprise

St. George, Utah
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Life In Surprise

We are thinking about relocating to Surprise, Az. within the next 6 months. We can't take much more of the cold, damp, humid Pittsburgh winters.

The condo prices seem extremely low and I'm wondering if there are problems I'm not aware of - like high crime or water problems....or I don't know what else....I am looking at condo's on N. 142nd Avenue and W. Mountain View Blvd. My husband is 66 and retired and I am 55. We love the west and visit the Grand Canyon and Vegas regularly. We also enjoy Sedona and Cottonwood and Camp Verde areas. Is Surprise similar to this part of Arizona?

We like the idea of being close to an international airport like Phoenix without living in a large city.

Thanks for any help or suggestions. We are planning a week's visit to look at the condo's later this fall.

Mesa, Arizona
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11. Re: Life In Surprise

Another thing to consider is how high your electric bill will be for the months you use air conditioning, and paying for water, and paying for garbage pickup. (My sister lives in AZ - I live in NYC)

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