Payne's new at real estate
, an' I'll make 'm split his commission an' get the easiest terms ever.
is well up, and I could afford you a pretty handsome price.
They called it railroading, high finance, banking, wholesaling, real estate
, and such things, but the point was that they got it, while she got what was left,--twenty-two cents.
wrote to their lawyer in New Orleans, who attached the real estate
(these two articles and a lot of plantation hands formed the most valuable part of it), and wrote word to that effect to New York.
He was an old bachelor, and possessed of great wealth, in addition to the house and real estate
which constituted what remained of the ancient Pyncheon property.
Railroads, he explained gravely, interested him as little as lumber, real estate
, or mining.
And then he sighed in such a sorrowful way that I was resolved he should have at least one layer of his real estate
removed, if it sized up my whole influence and bankrupted the pile.
We chose to have three bathtubs, and large ones--tubs suited to the dignity of aristocrats who had real estate
, and brought it with them.
Ignorant and inexperienced, it is not strange that in the first years of our new life we began at the top instead of at the bottom; that a seat in Congress or the state legislature was more sought than real estate
or industrial skill; that the political convention or stump speaking had more attractions than starting a dairy farm or truck garden.
In dirty upper casements, here and there, hazy little patches of candlelight reveal where some wise draughtsman and conveyancer yet toils for the entanglement of real estate
in meshes of sheep-skin, in the average ratio of about a dozen of sheep to an acre of land.
In 1819, the property of the Abbe de Sponde increased Madame du Bousquier's income from real estate
to twenty-five thousand francs without counting Prebaudet or the house in the Val-Noble.
The Rockefellers went into mines--iron and coal and copper and lead; into other industrial companies; into street railways, into national, state, and municipal bonds; into steamships and steamboats and telegraphy; into real estate
, into skyscrapers and residences and hotels and business blocks; into life insurance, into banking.