Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Mortgage Comparison: USA: San Francisco vs USA: Austin!

Welcome to today's daily mortgage comparison! Giving you mortgage comparisons from two of the biggest cities in the USA!

Now here we have the USA, city of San Francisco!,
San Francisco is the fourth most populous city in California and the 13th most populous city in the United States, with a 2010 estimated population of 805,235. The only consolidated city-county in California, it encompasses a land area of 46.7 square miles (121 km2) on the northern end of the San Francisco Peninsula, giving it a density of 17,243 people per square mile (6,655/km2). It is the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated large city in the United States. San Francisco is the financial, cultural, and transportation center of the San Francisco Bay Area, a region of more than 7.4 million people which includes San Jose and Oakland.

Average House Price: $220,000
Average Mortgage:  $240,700



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And here we have the USA, the city of Austin!
Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. Located in Central Texas on the eastern edge of the American Southwest, it is the fourth-largest city in Texas and the 14th most populous city in the United States. It was the third-fastest-growing large city in the nation from 2000 to 2006. Austin has a population of 790,390 (2010 U.S. Census). The city is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock–San Marcos metropolitan area, with a population of over 1,716,291 (2010 U.S. Census), making it the 35th-largest metropolitan area in the United States.
Average House Price: $190,000
Average Mortgage:  $220,000


So theres the facts guys, San Francisco is more expensive on this occasion but atmosphere is everything in this comparison, Texas has a totally different vibe, definatly a hard decision but where would you rather live? ;D

34 comments:

  1. San Francisco, just because of the scenes in movies of those hills.

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  2. Difficult! It's San Francisco for me though. Though I'd totally love to visit both.

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  3. San Fran has that chilled atmosphere. I reckon it takes the cake. Austins cool and it was a tight decision.

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  4. Austin, on the waterfront all day long.

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  5. Frisco is a beautiful place to live! :D

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  6. San Fran seems kind of expensive!

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  7. I'll go with San Francisco because I like the golden gate bridge!

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  8. I think San Fransisco would be much better, despite being more expensive the atmosphere there would be something else compared to Austin

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  9. Probably Austin, mostly for the art scene they have down there. Plus, 'Frisco's gonna end up in the ocean one of these days...

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  10. i think it all comes down to what you like... then money isnt realy the object.

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  11. San Francisco. I think I'd prefer the liberal atmosphere.

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  12. I've heard wonderful things about Austin, but would probably stick to the west coast. :D

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  13. SF, easily! Also because I might go there for college next year!

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  14. hummm though choice. but i think it would be san francisco

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  15. I'll just go to San Fansisco.

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  16. Well, I live in Austin, so I don't really need to make the decision. :P

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  17. Wasn't the blogout fun? Not. I'm getting deja vu. But I'd go with SF. :)

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  18. pretty close prices actually. interesting stuff!

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  19. Hard decision yes. I would go with san fran because it is more neutral weather all year round. The weather makes up for the higher price.

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  20. weird, it wont let me comment on your new post

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  21. SAn Francisco is the place to be! Techies and smart folks abound

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  22. I thought SF was a lot more expensive. hmmm

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