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The $122,000 House

Developer Pat Neal’s new cottages are the right idea at the right time.   By Robert Plunket   Like everybody else I was fascinated by the brand-new $122,000 house featured on the front page of the Herald-Trib on Saturday—also on the front page of the Bradenton Herald the very same day. What could it be […]


Pricy Little Pinecraft

The neighborhood is modest, but the prices are not.   By Robert Plunket   I think it’s time somebody did a study of the Amish/Mennonite economic system. Why? Their property values are holding up much better than ours, and they have much less on the market. How do they do it?   Sarasota has a […]