New Real Estate Innovation

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  1. Brewster

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    Here's the latest in real estate trends ... I call it a High-Rise Trailer Park.

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    More like a redneck mansion I'd say....:lol
     
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    ROFL! A family compound like the Kennedy's! LOL!!!
     
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    Thank god for hillbillies for making everyone else feel better about themselves :D
     
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    The koi pond is a lovely touch.
     
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    Are there hillbillies in the Hamptons??? :eek
     
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    All it needs is a dancing waterfall with a laser light show. :)
     
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    I don't live in the hamptons :ugh

    ... are those shipping containers?

    With the amount of money it takes to buy 7 trailers, couldn't one put a down payment on a house?
     
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    It actually looks pretty impressive, and obviously took some planning and effort.

    The construcion of Trailers/caravans would actually lend themselves to being placed in elevated positions without the use of large cranes.

    I don't know why you would want to do it though... typically the main motivator for builiding 'Up' is land prices, which I don't think is a motivation here.

    I think someone just wanted to demonstrate their skills, which they've done pretty well..
     
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    I love it! :lol
     
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    Very creative.
     
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    I'm wondering if each trailer is a seperate entity like an apartment block....or one family shares the whole setup as different rooms??
     
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    I was being facetious about this being in the Hamptons. That's probably the least likely place for this, at least on the east coast.

    The person who took this photo said that it was in Arkansas and that they were trailers. You are correct that a *down payment* on a house is probably the equivalent of the cost of 7 trailers. However, with the 7 trailers they are totally owned outright rather than having a balance to be paid on the one house. Plus, this way, people do have their own living quarters rather than having to share in a single house.

    The photographer said that it must be all the same family because there was only one mailbox at the road for this "complex." Maybe it's the poorer Kennedy cousins who emulate the family's Cape Cod living compound. :D