Looking to Buy in Omaha

Discussion in 'Real Estate' started by cypack747, Feb 5, 2016.

  1. cypack747

    cypack747 Member

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    Hey Everyone,

    I've lived in Omaha for about 7 months now and am looking to purchase a house after renting for a year. I'd love to hear any recommendations on areas of the city that I should look, whether that be in Omaha or a suburb. I'm also open to any other recommendations like realtors, banks, or services to use. I work downtown so I'm also interested in hearing what commute times are like because I live on the east side right now so my commute is ~5 minutes.

    I'm sure there will be varying/differing opinions but I'm hoping my fellow Omaha fanatics can help me out!
     
  2. randomfan44

    randomfan44 Well-Known Member

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    Depends on your situation. Married or single? Care about school district? Enjoy night life regularly or more of a home body? Different parts of town offer different benefits.
     
  3. diaclone

    diaclone Well-Known Member

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    If you work downtown or in the Mutual area, look at Council Bluffs.
     
  4. intrepid27

    intrepid27 Well-Known Member

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    Woah....... not what I was expecting from title.
     
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  5. CaseyJones

    CaseyJones Member

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    Country Club between Benson and Dundee.
     
  6. srjclone

    srjclone Well-Known Member

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    I got a guy who is usually pretty reliable with that sort of stuff
     
  7. Farnsworth

    Farnsworth Well-Known Member

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    That is what I was thinking, stick to Dundee or Benson. It's good for young professionals or younger families. My bosses lived there who are even older and really enough the area, very diverse and a lot to do.
     
  8. cycloner29

    cycloner29 Well-Known Member

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    Remember "N" means knowledge in Nebraska!!
     
  9. CtownCyclone

    CtownCyclone Well-Known Member

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    Interesting thread to necro-bump...
     

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