I Thought This Was Great

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Services for Real Estate Pros with 2inovate

Centuries ago, purchasing real estate often required having one or more limbs amputated in order to prevent the purchaser from running away to avoid repayment of the loan. Hence an expensive purchase was said to cost "an arm and a leg."

Comments (3)

Laura Higginbotham
Arizona Real Estate Options - Mesa, AZ
Broker/Real Estate Consultant, Mesa, Arizona Home

I guess it is a real good thing that isn't the practice today. :)

May 22, 2011 04:02 PM
Raine Carraway
Lenoir, NC

lol, I guess now that just applies to buying gas, not homes

May 22, 2011 04:45 PM
Larry Kanter
2inovate - Phoenix, AZ

Raine -- Ha, LOL you're right!

May 24, 2011 03:14 PM