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Old 05-17-2011, 06:00 AM   #21
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Our house isn't worth much by Mainland construction standards. But, ah, land in paradise is ridiculously overpriced.
My Aunt has a property land value of ~$35K. That is the highest of anyone in my family. Nice quiet neighborhood, low crime, good schools, and private. I'm guessing Hawaii is just a little higher.

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Old 05-17-2011, 06:58 AM   #22
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These questions are always more complicated. Should I ...ah.... include the truck we need to pull the house around? It nearly doubles the value.
And if you fill up the fuel tank on the truck (at today's prices), you will probably triple the total value ...

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About 4%. It's a small home and prices here are low.
Looks like the winner (have to overlook renters)...
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If you go by what we paid in 98 it's about 4%. No idea of today's value, but <=10%.

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