Hey guys, I'm curious how you came about getting a house. The decision criteria and what drove you? I'm longing for a place with a garage because i want to tinker with stuff and learn more about cars. I also just want a bigger place. I currently rent for really cheap in a nice neighborhood close to work. Unfortunately I will either have to get a place on the southside close to Midway airport or be house rich and poor on the northside. So currently I'm looking at neighborhood areas on the southside of Chicago and I found some quiet places. I don't want to move to far from the city mainly because all the IT jobs are here and I don't want to commute 50+ miles.