Moving To A Small Town: A Guidebook To Moving From Urban To Rural America

Moving To A Small Town: A Guidebook To Moving From Urban To Rural America

by Wanda Urbanska, Frank Levering

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780684802237
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 06/24/1996
Edition description: Original
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 0.76(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1.Are You Right for Small-Town Life?14
2.Scouting a New Location29
Assessing Your Needs
Conducting a Telephone Search
Town Studies
Economic Conditions/Physical Infrastructure/Institutions
The Civic Infrastructure
Arts and Culture/Quality of Life
"Community Character"
Committing Yourself to a New Place
3.Recasting Your Career95
Looking for Work
Small-Town Job-Seeking Strategies
Bringing Your Business with You
Starting Something New
Business, Small-Town Style
4.Evaluating the Costs171
Taking Your Financial X Ray
Costs of Small-Town Living
Small-Town Financial Strategies
5.Making the Move202
Deciding When to Move
Deciding How to Move
6.Making a Place for Yourself263
The Art of Crossing Cultures
Letting Go of the City
Principles of Small-Town Living
How to Behave
You've Arrived!
Acknowledgments321
Index323

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