From $9.95



Syndication

Statistics

Users
Total: 30,081
Visited Last 30 days: 211
Forum Messages
Total: 20,675
Last 30 days: 9
Forum Evaluations
Total: 24,148
Last 30 days: 2
Journal Entries
Total: 5,154
Last 30 days: 13
Connections
Total: 15,121
Last 30 days: 7
Downloads
Total: 79,811

Journals

Name
The-Last-Rodeo Angel Fire, NM
21,391 Visits | 212 Posts | 332 Pix | 3 Videos
MesaBarnHouse Mesa, AZ
535 Visits | 23 Posts | 26 Pix | 0 Videos
Genes-Job Cocoa, FL
49 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Tanglewood Colorado Springs, CO
110,460 Visits | 918 Posts | 2,425 Pix | 42 Videos
NorthPoleHome North Pole, AK
37,638 Visits | 40 Posts | 177 Pix | 0 Videos
TheHoskensProject Dome-ville, FL
65,772 Visits | 176 Posts | 522 Pix | 4 Videos
DCS
121 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
g4wowgwow
155 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
My1stOB Melbourne, FL
244 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
gypsyhillfarm East Petersburg , PA
737 Visits | 3 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
Our-log-home Thomaston, GA
686 Visits | 2 Posts | 4 Pix | 0 Videos
697-Marlin Austin/McDade, TX
5,949 Visits | 63 Posts | 508 Pix | 0 Videos
skiddinginbroadside Livermore, AL
626 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
thedaniels Graham, WA
691 Visits | 5 Posts | 5 Pix | 0 Videos
Cabin-Addition--Spra... Austin, TX
661 Visits | 1 Posts | 5 Pix | 0 Videos
7th-and-last-Home-bu... Saratoga Springs, UT
1,096 Visits | 3 Posts | 10 Pix | 0 Videos
My-first-home
992 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
Bruce Fowlerville, MI
912 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Sparky New Harmony, UT
940 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
Mutton-Busting Nashville, TN
7,273 Visits | 127 Posts | 210 Pix | 0 Videos
See all journals...

Current Top-Rated Posters

RatingPosts

The contributors here are great. There are so many folks here who are passionate enough about their homes that they're willing to research the details. When they share what they've learned, we all win.
Jon in Ellicott City, MD

Try one of our new Construction Bargain Strategies for free. Coupon code: CBS. One strategy could save you $1,000 or $10,000 or maybe $50,000 when you build or remodel.

Mike & Carolyn in Smithville, MO's Journal Entries


Click here to create your own construction journal.

Posted by Mike & Carolyn in Smithville, MO on 11/14/2008 2:15:01 PM

Our neighbor to the west on 6.5 acres just sold their home and moved to Florida.  It sold for $289,625, which I have mixed feeling about.  Yes, it's a horrible real estate market right now and they needed/wanted to sell so they did it after attempting to sell for $350,000 with no success. It's a smaller, older home and if it wasn't on land would probably only sell for about $140K and their land would sell for about 15K per acre. Which leaves 50K for the large barn with concrete floor, heat and plumbing and the pond put in a few years back.

Our neighbor to the east just bought his 8 acres a little over two years ago and built a nice new home. Which he too has been trying to sell for the past 6 months or so.  He started just under $500K and is now at $485K. (which is still... just under $500K)  He bought the land about three months before we did for $139K. He is also the son of one of the area's larger builders and works for the building company and is a Realtor -- meaning he saved on the construction of the home and will save on the commission when selling.

The neighbor to the east called last night to say that he has someone interested in buying his home but they want to buy our place too..."Are we interested in selling?" 

We're not even done building yet!  Never thought about selling it. I told him that we plan on building another home on the property since all we have there now is our garage (guest house).  He said he wondered about that since it was so small and off to the side. We talked about it and left it that we would look at any offer they wanted to make... and they should make a serious offer with a seriously large price.

We haven’t heard anything back.


Login to Reply




Login to comment...
Copyright 1997-2018 Consensus Group Inc.