THIS WEEK'S DEAR JOHN LETTER!
16 years ago when my very soon to be wife and I decided to buy a house, we felt we were old enough to bypass the starter house and find our forever home. We moved into an old house that had been beautifully maintained and didn’t need any immediate work. Over the last 16 years, we’ve done a lot of work to make it ours and personalize it. Then, about a year ago, some drug dealers moved in kitty corner. Even after several busts by the police and a shooting there, they never shut down for more than a couple weeks. The good neighbors keep moving away because of it. The house next door was turned into an air bnb rather than trying to find someone to live in it, so we never know the neighbors there. In the last two months, I’ve had around $800 of stuff stolen from my driveway. I’ve found meth and needles in my yard. An unresponsive man that was being chased by the cops during a warrant serve was found next to my shed. I’ve got a daughter that I don’t really want to be around this. At what point do we give up on our forever home and move? My daughter goes to private school so that isn’t an issue, but we’ve grown close to our home. I’ve talked to the mayor and police chief, but have never really gotten any answers. Any advice?
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