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#1 Texas Deere and Horse OFFLINE  

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Posted October 20, 2012 - 09:15 AM

I thought this was very interesting. A neat idea..

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Posted October 20, 2012 - 09:19 AM

hahahahahahahahahaha 12 months to finish a house.. They must have trades guys out east that give a rats butt.. 16 months to 24 months is normal out west..

I'm not sure how many people would like to move to that cold part of the county.. Thanks i would sooner spend 20k on some land a tad bit warmer in the winter..

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Posted October 20, 2012 - 09:42 AM

Wow!!! Ten bucks a cheap shed and you too can be a Canadienne, mes amis!

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Posted October 20, 2012 - 10:28 AM

Similar schemes have worked elsewhere on the prairies. When Yorkton, Saskatchewan was short of tradespeople, they bought some old farm yards and offered them for two bucks. You had to agree to stay for a certain amount of time. A couple other small towns have given away lots...some with houses on them...for a dollar, just to get taxpayers back in town to pay for the existing infrastructure.

If you are looking for work and have skills in something valuable in the oil patch (and maybe potash mining, although the commute would be a little rough), this deal in Reston would be pretty good. I've been through there, and it's a nice enough little town.
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Posted October 20, 2012 - 04:48 PM

Sounds like someone is getting serious about rebuilding the local economy. A lot, and I mean a lot of young people from this part of Canada are leaving to go work in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Our population is decreasing and the average age is going up while the opposite is happening out west. If you have tradesman level skills you can easily make 100K a year in the oil sands.
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Posted October 23, 2012 - 03:11 PM

If you have tradesman level skills you can easily make 100K a year in the oil sands.

Third year welder is making 19000 a month.. yup.. i've seen the cheques.. buddy of mine is up there. All their over time plus out of town pay plus plus plus. and they work "real hard" hahahaha
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Posted October 23, 2012 - 07:03 PM

hahahahahahahahahaha 12 months to finish a house.. They must have trades guys out east that give a rats butt.. 16 months to 24 months is normal out west..

I'm not sure how many people would like to move to that cold part of the county.. Thanks i would sooner spend 20k on some land a tad bit warmer in the winter..

Some of you guys in the states get a lot more snow and colder temps than some of us in Canada. Just look at Don Campbells snow video's

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Posted October 23, 2012 - 07:08 PM

Wonder if there is a limit to how many lots you can buy. I have $300 burning a hole in my pocket.

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Posted October 23, 2012 - 07:14 PM

Some of you guys in the states get a lot more snow and colder temps than some of us in Canada. Just look at Don Campbells snow video's


I'm up in Central Alberta.. We get a lot less snow here then in the Northern States...

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Posted October 23, 2012 - 07:31 PM

I thought you were in the states, but you know what i mean .

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Posted October 23, 2012 - 07:36 PM

I thought you were in the states, but you know what i mean .


Yes sir.. I have lived in Williston North Dakota, Denver Colorado, Casper Wyoming. They can keep their snow.. I sure could do with out the -45 for so long though..

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Posted October 23, 2012 - 07:38 PM

Wonder if there is a limit to how many lots you can buy. I have $300 burning a hole in my pocket.

Hell you can but 3 more GTs for that price.

I wonder how much it would cost to get a "$10 lot" moved down here. that has to be $7.50 US

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Posted October 23, 2012 - 07:50 PM

Rat.. i don't think there is much difference can to us money any more..




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