In our never-ending quest to see just what kind of inventory is out there in the $200,000 range, we came across something fun this week – two condos with nearly identical prices, both with views of turn two at Texas Motor Speedway.

(Photo courtesy Texas Motor Speedway)

If you’re a racing fan, the idea of a regular perch on the fifth floor for every NASCAR Monster Energy Cup, Xfinity Series, Gander Outdoors Truck Series, and Indy races held at Texas Motor Speedway might just seem like the perfect treat. Host friends and family, enjoy the race in comfort (NASCAR races are held in November and March usually, which means you’ve got a grab bag of weather choices) regardless of whether it’s cold and rainy or mild and sunny. (more…)

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When I say “old Hawaii,” I mean places where locals have lived for decades.  These are not the new flashy high-rises in Kaka’ako, but rather buildings like this one that rose from the ground in 1969.  The Regency at Kahala is a tall, 20-plus-story slice of Hawaii.

There are four units per floor … a one-bedroom, two two-bedrooms, and a three-bedroom unit.  There are minor differences in square footage in the same floor plan due to some units having enclosed their patios (and you know how I feel about that!).

Sunday, I braved sheets of rain to walk over to a quadruple open house that featured two one-bedroom units and one example each of two- and three-bedroom units.  My favorites were the one-bedroom and the three-bedroom units, which mostly came down to view.  These two face the water, though on Sunday they all faced the rain.

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