Jan 12th 2011 10:30PM Not sure what the sellers decided to base their asking price upon, but the tax details and the Zillow estimate are less than half the asking price. The same sort of thing seems to be true for many other large homes all over Texas - in these tough economic times, it will be interesting to see what the house goes for and how long it takes to sell. That said, it is a beautifully finished place, if a little too large, flashy and overdone. There's no faulting the quality of the work that went into building this home. Whoever commissioned it, did ask for the best. Too bad, they have to sell it for some reason and move.
Dec 15th 2010 2:46PM Is it true that the Tranquility estate in Nevada does not have any access to Lake Tahoe and that is why it has been difficult to sell so far?
I'm guessing that the bad economic climate and the uncertainty over taxes in the USA are what are keeping some of these houses from getting sold. There can't be too many other reasons for most of them - the houses are beautiful and in good times they probably would have sold.
Sep 1st 2008 5:43PM Volkswagen have a link on their website through which you can send them a request for information when the Jetta and Jetta Sportwagon in their diesel versions reach a dealer near where you live. I would suggest to Volkswagen to monitor the prices at which dealers whom they recommend - it should be noted here that the request to buy the cars goes to Volkswagen and not the dealer, making the process Voilkswagen's responsibility - and ensure that, at the very least, those who buy a car through communication with Volkswagen are given a fair price.
If this becomes more widely known, more people would do this and they would get a decent price on their cars. Perhaps, with Autoblog's popularity, people who are interested in a Jetta diesel would see this thread and contact Volkswagen to try and ensure a measure of sanity in this business. If dealers hike prices too high, possible buyers would simply go to one or another of the manufacturers of gasoline hybrids (and there are many new hybrid cars planned for the future) leaving cars on dealers' lots for discounted end of year sales in the future. Somehow, Volkswagen and their dealers are going to have to do some thinking and finally decide what they would like to do. I hope that they don't forget the old maximum for success in business - happy customers will always keep coming back.
May 5th 2008 4:34PM You cannot own a property in the UAE unless you are a citizen of that country. This means, effectively, that the Mc Price for this monstrosity is only a lease amount. I doubt that anyone from outside the UAE is desperate ors tupid enough to plump money down for this property and have his descendants kiss it goodbye in two generations.
Mar 20th 2008 4:42PM Wow! An informed opinion from an omniscient soul who knows the financial status of evryone posting here! I salute thee oh prophet who knows everything about everyone!
Would you please tell us, since you know so much, how many R8s Audi would sell at each dealership in the world?
Dec 21st 2007 10:55AM Wow! Yet another fuel efficient masterpiece from Toyota, the company that is out to save the world and its polar bears! GM, Ford, Mercedes, BMW - this is the perfect example for you guys to follow.
Why isn't this on Autoblog Green?