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SoCal real estate offer captures the sad reality in a single frame - It's real!!

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June 03, 2008 – Comments (7)

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/laland/2008/06/in-escondido-bu.html

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#1) On June 03, 2008 at 5:22 PM, EnigmaDude (88.82) wrote:

Wow - that is sad! I would not even want a free home in the "heart of Escondido".

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#2) On June 03, 2008 at 5:26 PM, mingusdew (92.04) wrote:

As funny as this is, it's also fairly depressing.  This is symbolic of how disgustingly wasteful and unsustainable our national consumer culture has become. 

On a lighter note, wow am I glad I waited (and am still waiting) to buy a house.  Sooner or later I'll be able to get one free with mail in rebate.

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#3) On June 03, 2008 at 5:32 PM, cabuilderboy (91.15) wrote:

Enigma, Don't be an elitist. I was born and raised in San Diego, and most of Escondido isn't that bad. If people can live in Temecula, Murietta and other inland areas, they can live in Escondido. Regarding the deal, Michael Crew is well respected local builder, who is doing anything to try and get rid of inventory. Remember, you have to buy a $1.6+M home, to get a smaller home.

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#4) On June 03, 2008 at 7:56 PM, binv271828 (< 20) wrote:

What!! Buy one get one free !??!
what, so your first home can be your main home and your second home is a "commuter" home? How is this an advertising strategy? This is insane. Giving away a second home with the purchase of a 1.6M home.... Man, that is a depressingly sad statement on the state of housing oversupply.

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#5) On June 03, 2008 at 8:36 PM, abitare (96.86) wrote:

If you can tell me how much copper pipes and copper wiring is in the house I can tell you what it is worth. Or does that formula only work in Detroit?

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#6) On June 03, 2008 at 11:05 PM, Tastylunch (29.35) wrote:

Abitare -It applies to Cleveland as well ,anywhere else not as much. :-)

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#7) On June 23, 2008 at 1:39 AM, hansthered0 (< 20) wrote:

It's worth even LESS if there are squatters on your property....at least that's what astry says...

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