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Old 08-03-2009, 07:29 AM
 
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It just goes to show, you never really OWN your house. The City/State can come in anytime they want and do whatever they want.
Or maybe it shows that you own less of your front yard than you think you do.
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Old 08-03-2009, 08:40 AM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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wow.. looking at the 1995 photo to recent makes me feel sad for them.. those wonderful trees are gone
There were no trees. i think you might not have adjusted the viewing angle correctly. You need to adjust it to the left for some reason.
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Old 08-03-2009, 08:43 AM
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Location: Cary, NC
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There were no trees. i think you might not have adjusted the viewing angle correctly. You need to adjust it to the left for some reason.

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Old 08-03-2009, 08:47 AM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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Sorry I was referring to the picture that comes up on the google maps image. It makes it look like it was a heavily wooded lot, but in the image with the actual house once you adjust it, (before road construction), there are no trees.
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Old 08-03-2009, 09:37 AM
 
Location: Triangle NC
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Cary, N.C. A Cary man says he was done wrong by the town, and he wants everyone who drives by his house to know it
Upset with town, Cary man spray-paints own home :: WRAL.com
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Old 08-03-2009, 01:42 PM
 
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I am inclined to believe they guy and his problem. Too bad the city is deciding to fine him hundreds of dollars a day.

Had a similar thing happen in my home town when walmart built on a hill and paved it most of it. All the houses at the bottom of the hill began to flood regularly during bad rain storms. Hopefully he doesn't have a basement to flood.
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Old 08-03-2009, 02:00 PM
 
Location: Apex/Cary
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That's ridiculous. Now he really IS being screwed by the town. I wonder how many days he's going to be fined for...
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Old 08-03-2009, 02:12 PM
 
Location: Oxxford Hunt, Cary NC
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Well, I don't think the town will buy his house.. no matter how many days he leaves the message up.. be interesting to see how this all ends.
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Old 08-03-2009, 03:28 PM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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There is a precendent for the town buying houses that are affected by drainage issues that the town causes/exacerbates with road construction projects. Here is a recent example where the house was purchased as part of the SW Maynard widening project. It was a split-foyer house next to a drainage easement that overflowed during any major storm. Somehow the town determined that the road widening project would make the flooding much worse, bought the house, and tore it down. Now it is just a vacant lot.

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Old 08-03-2009, 03:31 PM
 
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It just goes to show, you never really OWN your house. The City/State can come in anytime they want and do whatever they want.
Yep. And the weasels who work there don't give a flying ****. Feel bad for the guy. There should be a law that people like that at least get some kind of compensation.
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