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Wed Jun 27, 2012
Jenny answered:
Greenwich, NY is a very nice town. They have a Hannaford, video store, Kmart, McDonalds etc. They have a great sense of community, and everyone comes out for the farmer's markets etc. There are some very nice houses for sale as well. I hope this helps. ... more
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Sun Jul 6, 2014
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Mon Aug 5, 2013
Rdhinds answered:
Waitsburg schools are outstanding and the pace of life is easy. There is a wide range of housing available and there should be more in the near future. A 3/2 modular should be in the $130k to $180k range depending on in-city or more rural. An older home 3/2 or 3/3 should be available from $150k to $450k depending on quality of amenities and location. My family (no children) moved here just over a year ago and we love it. Bring on the kids!

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Tue Nov 5, 2013
Andrew Wilkinson answered:
Hi there deebrand,

While I can't answer this question directly, this post on a similar topic in Albany, GA might be helpful to you:

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Fri May 10, 2013
Dean Gupta CRS answered:
Blaine & Champlin are two very different community. It will depend on many factors. 1) Where you work 2)What is your family status? 3)what price range 4) Where does your friends/relatives live?

Blaine has lot more housing Options. Housing stock is comparatively newer than Champlin. Blaine has lot bigger commercial,Retail, employment base than Champlin. Champlin is generally called a sleepers community. If you visit our site at and go to communities. You will find all the information to compare the cities.
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Tue May 21, 2013
John Walin answered:
How did this situation resolve itself?
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Fri Apr 12, 2013
Josh Barnett answered:
How old are the apartments? Are they using single or double pane windows?
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Thu Apr 11, 2013
Bill Austin answered:
This is not a question a Realtor or for that matter anyone can answer for you.
Wish it was that easy.
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Thu Apr 11, 2013
Claire McIntyre answered:
The ceiling tile could possibly contain asbestos. To know for sure you will need to have them tested. Use an asbestos inspector licensed by Texas Department of State Health Services. In the meantime, it's best to leave the material undisturbed. ... more
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Thu Sep 19, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
Wrong source!
Realtors are not allowed to comment on Crime, Race, Religion, eyc.
Whether we comment negatively or positively, we can be accused of "steering" which could mean our license.
You should contact your local police for information.
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Wed Sep 9, 2015
Alison Hillman answered:
Personally, it would make me muchhhhh happier! My atmosphere totally changes me mood :) Great question!
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Sat Mar 22, 2014
Jo Shaner answered:
Germantown is desirable for most folks, but before you put all your eggs into one basket, you may be happier to get an assessment of your needs. We have several other areas that might be equally appealing.

Let say you are wanting a 5 year or less 4 BR 2.5 bath with a 3 car garage for $ does not exist in G'town. That order would start at $450k and there are only 2 right now. Get my drift.

However, it is not to say, that Collierville, Lakeland, Arlington, or E. Memphis might have what you are looking for. Also, what your wish list might be.

Furthermore, enlist a savvy agent, because areas can be very deceptive. You may think you are in Germantown because of a street name, such as Germantown Road or Germantown Parkway. Very little of either streets are actually in Germantown -go figure.
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Wed Apr 3, 2013
Bill J Deligiannis answered:
Plenty of great options - Pegasus in Greektown offers some great views, drinks, and food.
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Wed Apr 3, 2013
Laurie Christofano answered:
My favorite is from the bank of the lake by the planetarium.
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Thu Apr 4, 2013
Jorge Cruz answered:
Snow bird resident of our northerner state and Canada influence tourism
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Sat Apr 6, 2013
Pacita Dimacali answered:

I go to Lake Merritt quite frequently since my folks live in a high rise directly across the Lake. I have never thought nor seen it as "dirty". The City takes very good care of it and have made improvements by the addition of running paths, gardens, parks, lights. There are so many people taking advantage of this place as evidenced by the number of folks walking, jogging, boating.

It's a fabulous place to be. Take time to enjoy it....dine at Lake Chalet, or take a gondola ride.
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Tue Apr 2, 2013
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Tue Apr 2, 2013
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Tue Apr 2, 2013
Ellen Lynch answered:
Oakland already IS Brooklyn! The area from lower Park Blvd to lower San Antonio is on the old maps as Brooklyn. It tried to succeed from Oakland a long time ago. If you look on property records, and do some research about Oakland, particularly through The Cultural Heritage Survey,,, headed by City of Oakland's own historical expert Betty Marvin , you can learn a lot about Brooklyn, in Oakland.

Many of us were part of the Brooklyn Neighborhood Preservation group, that planted trees, worked on neighborhood issues, etc. and, that group will be starting up again!

Many of us still call our area of Oakland, Brooklyn! As someone born and raised in New York, (along with a lot of Oaklanders), I love this! I've lived here, in the Brooklyn area of Oakland for thirty five years.

Our area, just east of lower Park Blvd, has always been culturally diverse, with lots of community-involved folks. Now we have a few cafes and the great Champa Garden restaurant.

Oakland is still the most diverse city in the entire country!
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