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Subject:  Re: NEW MEMBER CONFESSION Date:  7/14/2005  1:57 PM
Author:  mew5280 Number:  208272 of 309665

Lan:

Nope, it's getting better. I had no idea I would hear gunshots when I bought the house but sure enough, several that first summer, then they went down. One block away from me are homes selling for $500-600 and on my same street, just 8 blocks south, are million dollar homes. This is an old tree-lined neighborhood, very desireable. I'm on a good block but surrounded by "changing" blocks where houses are being purchased in the low 100's and renovated to sell close to 300K and they are selling. Old brick homes that are updated are very desireable. I'm several blocks from a new housing development that you have to get on a waiting list to buy a ho