The Sheeple Don't have a clue what is coming...

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The Sheeple Don't have a clue what is coming...

Post by hawkiye on Tue 10 Jun 2008, 8:22 am

Saw this in our local paper (Idaho Statesman). These folks think it's just a dip in the market and everything will be back to normal in short order... Sigh!

Smaller homes run into opposition across the Treasure ValleyBuilders and buyers want them, but some neighbors and cities that want to
expand their tax base don't.


BY BRAD
TALBUTT - btalbutt@idahostatesman.com


Edition Date: 06/10/08

Home builders say Treasure Valley buyers are looking for smaller homes that are cheaper to buy, easier to maintain and less expensive to heat and cool.

That demand is creating a clash in some communities where larger homes are the norm or the goal. A neighborhood in Star is opposing modular homes. And when a developer wanted to build smaller homes on 20 of 137 lots in the Schoolhouse Park subdivision in Kuna, the City Council voted no. It said the city needs to lift the value of Kuna housing, which is heavy on starter homes. Kuna Mayor Scott Dowdy said requests for smaller homes are increasing, and he worries about an "avalanche" of applications.

"The question is, do we lower the
standards to accommodate a temporary dip in the marketplace?" he askedů

Go to the link for the rest of the story: http://www.idahostatesman.com/newsupdates/story/406086.html
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