Commute cost vs. housing cost

When does it make sense to swap a long drive for a higher mortgage? More From AOL Real Estate: + Best Places to Raise a Family + America's Oldest Neighborhoods + Flipping Foreclosures for Profit + Bargain Markets for Buying Older Homes + When Will Your Housing Market Recover? When B.L. Lindstrom bought his Phoenix-area home in 2004, his goal was simple. He wanted to walk to work and eliminate interminable and frustrating hours on