Many Californians Buy Second Homes in Coos Bay, Oregon
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Broker, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Elizabeth Anne Weintraub, Broker)
My husband and I sometimes talk about where would be the best place to live at retirement. Neither of us are from Sacramento, and I prefer the ocean over just about any place inland. Homes along the coast in California are extremely expensive, even a small home, and although prices are better in Hawaii, I don't think I will be able to persuade my husband to live year-round in Hawaii. We might need a summer place in the states somewhere. We've been talking about buying a second home now, way before retirement, if we can just come to a compromise on where.He brought up Coos Bay, Oregon, as he's much more of a rugged outdoor enthusiast than me. I will go hiking, for example, but I don't want to go more than 3 miles or so, and definitely not straight uphill. Otherwise, he will have to liste...