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Husband Wants to Buy a House Immediately

Hi All, My husband, young children, and I must move in a few months (have to leave campus housing). We are in our 40s, my husband is self-employed and can work anywhere, and I will soon be unemployed. My husband wants to immediately buy a house to keep for life within ten miles of both sets of grandparents, who are now 15-30 miles from us. That would be fine if housing costs in this region weren't very high, my husband's income was secure, I could get a job within a reasonable distance from home (<30 miles?), and my kids could attend a...