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13-year-old blogs high-end real estate

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You may already be aware of the 14-year-old blogging sensation Tavi Gevinson, covered in all her pixie-cut glory on our fashion-obsessed sister sites Racked NY and Racked National.But now, ladies and gentlemen, please cast your gaze on Cole Perkins, a 13-year-old cyberschooled youngster near Hershey, Pa. He's got a blog. And it's "dedicated to sharing with you some of the world's finest estates." And it's quite good. Lavish Property is the name of Perkins's blog, and it features high-priced real estate listings throughout the U.S., Canada, Caribbean, and England.Recent posts have ranged from a Queen Anne-style estate in Massachusetts -- "I am upset that there's no pool on the 1.71 acre lot, though, because for $7.2 million, I kind of expected one" -- to a Mediterranean in Miami Beach -- "I find the $14.9 million price tag to be a bit steep, though, even though it is a very well done, tasteful home, and in one of Miami’s toniest...