The Cost of Living

November 20, 2012



Yesterday Jeremy and I bought a house. It’s pretty much the cutest house in the world. And before I even closed on it I listed it to Instagram and Facebook to rent for $775 a month (and I’m pretty sure it will be rented before the week is over).

I immediately got the responses I always get when I list a house for rent. Which is: “OMG. Brooklyn / Chicago / Manhattan / Minneapolis / San Francisco / Portland / Seattle / San Diego is SO EXPENSIVE. You couldn’t rent a shitty little closet for $775 a month where I live.”

So here is my invitation to you guys who live in super rad (but expensive) cities, especially creative entrepreneurs, to move to Oklahoma City. If together we can create a creative revolution in the heartland we’ll have a rad place to live, a booming art scene and at the cost of pennies to the dollar of what you’re used to. There’s no beach and there are no mountains and the politics can be a little backwards. But the sunsets will leave you breathless. And the cost of living will afford you to chase your dream – whether that’s a creatively curious career or travel to the other side of the world.


If you’re interested in renting this house here are the specs:
• 2 bedroom, 1 bath – 765 sq. ft. 
• Completely updated 
• Wood and slate tile floors
• Large back yard (pets allowed with $500 pet deposit, per pet)
• W/D hookups
• Central heat & air
• $775 month / utility bills not included 

If you’re interested in learning more about our adventures as landlords read more here:
• Landlord | Matters
• Becoming Landlords

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