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Real estate agent prices it right … on ‘The Price is Right’

Real Estate Roundabout

Goddard, Kan., real estate agent Jamey Blubaugh answered the call to "Come on down!" -- and went away with more than $26,000 in goodies as the "Showcase Showdown" winner on a recent episode of "The Price is Right." Among other prizes, Blubaugh won a washer and dryer, sailboat, underwater cameras, and a vacation on the Caribbean island of Montserrat, according to the Wichita Eagle newspaper. Blubaugh, who was taped on the show in February, had a party for about 100 supporters in his Keller Williams Real Estate office on the morning the show aired. Reports from the ranks: The number of real estate licenses issued annually in the state of Florida has plummeted by about 75 percent since the market began to collapse there. Licenses issued declined from about 47,000 in 2005 to 11,700 in 2010, according to the Miami Today newspaper. Got an item you'd like us to consider for the Real Estate Roundabout? Send us an email. Contact ...

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