Originally Posted by seabass07
Definitely look into edmonds, mill creek, snohomish, or mulkilteo before actually living in everett.
These are very nice places. If you want land, then Snohomish is the spot. Farther away though (and you have to use Hwy 2/The Tressel which sucks because of Boeing traffic and everyone else who commutes into the I-5 corridor) than the other places. What's your budget? House? Appt? Rent a condo? Living style? Rural? City? There's so much to moving to a new area that a price and a location just aren't enough to give you some great ideas.
I'm sure you could get a 1500+ sqft house for $1500-$2000/mo in most of those areas. It's a big range because those areas are pretty different.