Housing in Hampton Roads.

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  1. buckaroo_banzai

    buckaroo_banzai New Member

    Dec 16, 2005
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    I have just been selected to start GME-1 at Portsmouth. I have been browsing websites to find housing. The best I've found so far is www.hamptonroads.com. If any of you at Porstmouth have advice on the best living for an intern, I would appreciate it. Personally, I like having a yard.
    -Buckaroo B

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  2. Spang

    Spang SDN Angel
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    Dec 18, 1999
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    Hopefully someone will reply with some actual useful advice, but until then I'll tell you what I think.

    I lived in Hampton Roads/Tidewater for about 4 years, but this was 10 years ago. I lived at Chicks Beach and worked at mainside, so totally different than your situation. I think, however, that in general you want to 1) avoid tunnels or bridges as much as possible when selecting where you live, 2) maintain a healthy skepticism about the ongoing urban renewal in the downtown area, especially if you have a wife and/or kids, I would not choose to live there.

    Good luck!

  3. backrow

    backrow 60% of the time it works everytime
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    Apr 16, 2005
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    I started a topic on this exact question not too long ago. Got some good responses, scroll down the screen or check page 2 for a thread that may have some answers for you

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