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Something Else to Factor in: Commute

When buying a home, people tend to look at areas that are convenient and relatively close to their place of work. But do they ever factor in gas prices? With the warped speed at which gas prices are rising, experts are now saying that it is something that must be considered. That hour commute doesn’t sound so good anymore, does it? Let American Chronicle help you decide how big a factor your commute is when buying a home.

Posted: 1/24/08