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An Affordable Home. What the Heck Does That Mean?

said on November 9th, 2010 filed under: Lake of the Pines, Market Trends

There are a lot of highfalutin’ ideas about “affordability.”  Is an affordable home a “right” to accompany the other Constitutional rights: life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness, and a darling 3br/2bath contemporary home with a pee-a-boo view of the lake? Is an affordable home an essential element of the “American Dream?”

Down here in the real estate trenches, I think a home becomes affordable when a family can buy it for the same amount of money they are currently spending to rent a comparable house.

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Who Else Wants To Live On A Lake?

said on July 16th, 2010 filed under: Lake of the Pines, Market Trends

Sunset

Now is the best time to buy a lakefront home at Lake of the Pines, California. The lakefront real estate scene is so much more affordable than it has been for many, many years. There was a time when every lakefront home cost at least continue reading…

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