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Old 08-08-2005, 07:55 AM   #1
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I guess the people who buy these will be smelling more than a R.E.-bubble....
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Re: $500K homes next to dump
Old 08-08-2005, 10:28 AM   #2
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You've just described most of the town of Ko'olina.* (The rest of it costs more than $500K.)

Or you could always take Jason Scott Lee's approach.

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The Big Island is one of the few desirable and affordable places left in Hawaii. A friend just bought 1/2 acre in Volcano for less than $100K. A similar parcel on Maui would cost 4-5x that.
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Some of our wealthiest areas in town surround the landfill. Property values don't seem to be adversely affected to a great extent.

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