Uncategorized October 5, 2014

How far would you commute?

How far would you commute for a cheaper home? U-T San Diego reports on people who move 65 miles from their job to find what’s considered affordable ($350,000) new homes in Southern California. Are these homes worth a 65-mile commute?

For perspective, here’s a map that shows a 65-mile radius from The Oregonian headquarters in downtown Portland. The Oregonian’s Joseph Rose wrote about the growing number of extreme commuters in Oregon last year — most because their jobs moved but they couldn’t. By Elliot Njus | enjus@oregonian.com Read full article here.