Remote Real Estate Becomes Popular

In a lousy market, the smart money is on real estate. And the more remove the real estate, the better.
November 14, 2001, 11am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Ms. Lyke and her colleagues have been relatively sheltered from the economic turmoil beginning to buffet real estate agents across the US. The reason: Midcoast Florida is a hotbed for second homes, a glittering lure for prospective buyers from as far away as New York and New Mexico... Popular remote escapes include McCall, Idaho - population 2,000, elevation 5,000 feet. The town, which lies 100 miles north of Boise, is surrounded by natural marvels with forbidding names - like the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, and Hell's Canyon on the Snake River."

Thanks to Robert Hopwood

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Published on Tuesday, November 13, 2001 in The Christian Science Monitor
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