Archive for June, 2010


How Come it’s not Selling?

August 2007, Alice Springs, NT Australia “Look at this nice house on Mercorella.” I said to Marieta as I stared at the newspaper advertisement. “Been sittin here for weeks and not selling. I wonder why?” “I noticed it too. Why don’t we take a look at it?” Marieta replied. So, on Saturday, we headed for […]

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Pick a House; Any House!

Setting: It’s late 1998. We’ve only been living in Alice Springs since March. I’m ready to buy an investment property. I search Alice Springs and I’m shocked at the unreasonably high prices. I start looking elsewhere. I stumble onto a deal with the Defense Housing Authority (DHA). Buy the house and they lease back for […]

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