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Houses this cheap
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Mark    Posted 01-26-2004 at 14:34:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
i was brousing through centry 21 ads and saw an ad for a brand new 3 bedroom 900 sq ft house with garage in Princess anne Maryland for 10,900 dollers yes that cheap. and its not the only one that cheap, there are others. in the county it is located the average house sell for 60k. But can builders sell them that cheap and make a profit! if you dont beileve me serch for it or ill email you the ad.


dig    Posted 01-26-2004 at 18:26:54       [Reply]  [No Email]
900 square feet? 3 bedrooms, a bath, and a garage? In 900 square feet? I've seen dining tables larger than that. Granted it was in a castle, but still . . .

900 square feet is, what, a 2 car garage? A not bad sized 1 bedroom apartment? There may be someone selling those houses, but there is no way any family could live in them.


well    Posted 01-27-2004 at 04:25:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
guess I know your attitude toward the masses. Most all of us lived in smaller homes than that. And a lot of still do. What an assine statement to make. Wonder why anyone would have that outlook on life
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Michele in VA    Posted 01-28-2004 at 19:40:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
Wow, that was a rude response to his innocent comment. Why would you call him asinine? And look how politely he responded to your snipe.


dig    Posted 01-27-2004 at 06:42:50       [Reply]  [No Email]
I must be used to larger houses. I grew up in 1200 square feet with 3 bedrooms. Right now my wife and I live in a thousand square foot 1849 farm house with a full unfinished basement. One bedroom, one workroom, one bath, one kitchen, one setting room, one mudporch. It's a nice sized house. Easy to heat and cool and the taxes don't kill me.


Salmoneye    Posted 01-27-2004 at 02:02:13       [Reply]  [No Email]
My wife, Daughter, And I, Live very well in a house that is in at town numbers of 712 sq. feet...Bought and paid for...

You are preaching to the choir...I know people that live in smaller...

Must be nice to be rich like you...



Redneck    Posted 01-27-2004 at 03:16:56       [Reply]  [No Email]
Grew up in one at 576 ft. My momma still lives there, we added on some for her but they raised us 3 rowdy boys there and it was a paid for home.Lot of happy memories in that little old house.


Dirthog    Posted 01-27-2004 at 03:34:29       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Yep, 576 sq ft. here also. Me my wife and 2 small kids. I do have a 288ft addition going up though. Need some place for the Pythons and Boa's.


Mark    Posted 01-26-2004 at 22:10:48       [Reply]  [No Email]
Bielive it or not i saw it and the grage i dont think was counted in the 900 sq ft


Nope-    Posted 01-26-2004 at 17:47:59       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yer tripping dude. No housing new anywhere in the USA for that price. If you don't believe it then try to buy it... Mike D.


deadcarp    Posted 01-26-2004 at 17:06:41       [Reply]  [No Email]
they sell new trailers for 35,000 around here but those cost 300/month to heat. i sold an old 20-bdrm place in st joe mo last fall for 17,000 to get rid of it. new houses would have to cost more than 11000 even with free lumber. plumbing each bathroom is 3000.


Dirthog    Posted 01-26-2004 at 15:38:43       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I would believe the $10900.00 would either be a down payment or a typo. I believe theres a zero missing. I build some homes and believe me in this market at least 40 grand would be needed for just the materials.


Mark    Posted 01-26-2004 at 15:59:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
there is a whole bunch for under 35k, this is a vary limited income area average family income is around 20k 45% high school drop out.

p.s. its bean up there for about 2 months now so if it were a typo i think they would have it fixed by now.


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