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Archive for April, 2007

04/30/2007

Sold!

There I was, $10,000 in hand—when the auctioneer dropped his bomb.     By Robert Plunket   Guess what? They cancelled the auction! Yes, I show up with my cashier’s check for $10,000 and a valid Florida driver’s license and join the little crowd of people milling around 1685 Laurel St. I’m totally psyched to […]

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04/23/2007

House Rules

Listen up, agents—here’s how not to hold an open house.     By Robert Plunket   Well, it finally happened. I set out today looking for some sensational houses and I couldn’t find any. Oh, I found some OK places. But they were all too bland, too ordinary, too over priced, too. . . just […]

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04/18/2007

Moor for the Money

I almost bought this St. Petersburg house.   By Robert Plunket   Isn’t this house amazing? It’s in St. Pete and I nearly bought it. Then I came to my senses.   But we must know somebody who wants it. It’s totally unique.   It was built in 1925 and as to the name of […]

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04/9/2007

The Old Downtown

The new downtown apartments are nice—but the old ones have the best views.   By Robert Plunket In spite of a vast oversupply, a lot of people seem to be moving into a new apartment downtown. But have you considered the alternative –an old apartment downtown?   The reason is simple. They have the best […]

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04/2/2007

Northern Exposure

Remember, St. Pete is just an hour commute away.   By Robert Plunket   Having trouble finding the right house? Here’s something you might want to try. Move to St Pete and commute! I’m not kidding. Its southern part is barely a half an hour from our northern part and it’s famous for its great […]

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