Need another reason to head to Lebanon MO? How about gas at $3.39 a gallon!

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Debbie DiFonzo - United Country VIP Realty, SW Missouri

 

Just in case I haven't convinced you that you'll Find Your Freedom in South Central Missouri....

If you're still sitting on the fence, thinking it would be great to live here...


Little to no crime...

Good to great schools...

Lots of things to do and see....

Easy drive to St. Louis and Kansas City...

A calendar full of four true seasons...

Low taxes...

Open land...

How about this....

A gallon of gas for $3.39!

Shell Station, 7/26/08 Lebanon, MO

** If you don't want to wait in line at the Shell station, across the street at Martin's One Stop, there is no waiting at $3.42 a gallon.

Full Service Station, 7/26/08 Lebanon, MO


Martins 1 Stop, Lebanon, MO 7/26/08

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Rainer
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Irene Gaffigan
Broker, CRS, e-PRO
Bean Group

Wow Deb,

I saw gas up here for $3.89 per gallon, I thought that was good.

Irene

 

 

July 26, 2008 05:11 PM
Rainmaker
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Debbie DiFonzo
Lebanon MO and Buffalo Missouri Real Estate
Debbie DiFonzo - United Country VIP Realty, SW Missouri

Irene - The last week or so we had $3.55. The additional drop came this morning. I've always wondered how these things work. More than a dime decrease in 24 hours!

July 26, 2008 10:20 PM
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Michael Thornton
Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
Complete Home Inspections, Inc.

It is interesting how when I travel, that gasoline seems to be less expensive in MO than any other part of the country. Which goes to show, if it can be sold that cheap there, it can be that price everywhere...

July 27, 2008 04:01 AM
Rainmaker
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Debbie DiFonzo
Lebanon MO and Buffalo Missouri Real Estate
Debbie DiFonzo - United Country VIP Realty, SW Missouri

Good point Michael. I've always wondered about the pricing structure of gas. I know some of it is state and local taxes. But, in some places gas remains over $4 a gallon. I am guessing the difference in not all tax driven.

July 27, 2008 07:50 PM
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Steve Shatsky
Dallas Real Estate & Short Sale Specialist (214)213-0340
Prudential Texas Properties

I heard the CEO of Chevron Texaco interviewed recently (might have been on Larry King)... one of the things that I learned in watching was that California Gasoline has a totally different formulation than other states and that is part of the reason why gas there is so much more expensive.  Just my 2-cents worth to contribute here! :)  WOW... $3.39, huh?  Not bad!

July 27, 2008 07:56 PM
Rainmaker
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Debbie DiFonzo
Lebanon MO and Buffalo Missouri Real Estate
Debbie DiFonzo - United Country VIP Realty, SW Missouri

Steve - I had heard something similar now that you mention it. Seems to make sense, if they need to make a special blend for one particular area. What what the response would be regarding the rest of the country?

July 27, 2008 09:47 PM
Rainmaker
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Cheryl Willis
MO Broker - Mt Vernon, Monett, Aurora, Barry & Law
RE/MAX Solutions- OZARK MISSOURI

Debbie, you do know that MO is 20 yrs behind the rest of the states.  just kidding-  we moved here in the mid 90's (year and temperture) have loved it the whole time.  be good  cheryl

July 28, 2008 10:20 AM
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Jesse & Kathy Clifton
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$3.39?  Good gravy.  The boss and I just paid $5.69 for diesel in Valdez.  Lebanon is looking pretty darn good!  :)

July 30, 2008 02:03 AM
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Tim

This seems to be pretty dated thread but what the hey....Gas here in Lebanon is now $1.64.

November 19, 2008 02:10 PM
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Cheryl Willis
MO Broker - Mt Vernon, Monett, Aurora, Barry & Law
RE/MAX Solutions- OZARK MISSOURI

I noticed when I filled up the other day that it was under 2$

can you believe it was over $4 this summer?  travel safely- cw

November 19, 2008 04:15 PM
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Debbie DiFonzo
Lebanon MO and Buffalo Missouri Real Estate
Debbie DiFonzo - United Country VIP Realty, SW Missouri

Tim - this post was written in July - what a difference a few months have made. When I wrote the post, I think most of us never thought we'd see under $2 a gallon again!

 

Cheryl - Under two bucks - what a beautiful site!

November 19, 2008 07:30 PM
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