Something I didn't know about Florida...
Would you consider buying a property near a known sinkhole? How far away would the property in question have to be in order for you to be able to sleep comfortably at night?!
Fla. sinkhole that swallowed man grows deeper
By Tamara Lush : Associated Press
A Florida sinkhole swallowed Jeff Bush, 37, while he was in his room on Thursday. Engineers say his whole house may be swallowed soon. Florida is highly prone to sinkholes because there are caverns below ground of limestone, a porous rock that easily dissolves in water.'
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