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Old 8th October 2019, 02:32 PM   #135
luchog
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Originally Posted by blutoski View Post
That's why my neighbour's house was a good example. His grandfather bought it on a part time carpenter's salary. The house itself today borders on a teardown, but the land with a teardown on it is worth $3Million, which is well beyond the reach of a part time carpenter today.

In Seattle about five years back, a house that had been condemned for an immense Stachybotrys chartarum infestation sold for a million US dollars; simply because of the lot and location. Housing costs have been getting progressively worse since then.
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