Re: $500K homes next to dump
You've just described most of the town of Ko'olina.
* (The rest of it costs more than $500K.)
Or you could always take Jason Scott Lee's approach
(Edited to add the second link.)
Spring 2020: my daughter and I wrote “Raising Your Money-Savvy Family For Next-Generation Financial Independence.”
Author of the book written on E-R.org: "The Military Guide to Financial Independence and Retirement."
I don't spend much time here— please send a PM.