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Now May be The Best Opportunity in a Generation to Buy Real Estate

JustMC Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 1:34 AM
Other than that Ms. Lincoln, great article...

For centuries, land has been the status symbol for wealth and power. In fact, it wasn't that long ago that you couldn't even vote without being a property owner. Of course in those days, just like today, certain locales were far more desirable than others. 

When President Thomas Jefferson dispatched emissaries to France for negotiations in 1801, the resulting Louisiana Purchase treaty handed America 830,000 square miles, essentially doubling the size of the country. The $15 million purchase price netted down to just 3 cents per acre -- a bargain even back then.

France didn't know it at the time, but...

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