Barbara Todaro, Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team (RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired )

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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I believe it's taking soil from the high ground (cut) and moving it to the low ground (fill) to provide a suitable building surface.  In my area, it is also used to remove poor/substandard loam and replace with better soil.

Nov 05, 2016 11:11 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Grading, I believe.  I'm sure the "teacher" in you will fill us in with the most appropriate answer.   

Nov 05, 2016 11:02 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Barbara Todaro - I knew about contour grade - did not know about 'cut-n-fill'!

Nov 06, 2016 02:43 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

It means he is writing some big checks to the excavation company.

Nov 06, 2016 02:36 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH@Properties - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Never knew this.  

Nov 06, 2016 11:56 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
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My dad has a fleet of dozers and scrapers, he does this on a large scale.

Nov 06, 2016 11:19 AM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

This is a major issue in environmentally-sensitive areas of our county.

Nov 06, 2016 09:46 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I did this when I remodeled and added onto my home in '05

Nov 06, 2016 08:05 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

Funny story on my last subdvision they let me drive the front end loader, such excitement between showings that day Barbara Todaro 

Nov 06, 2016 04:33 AM
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

thanks - this is awesome! 

Nov 06, 2016 03:34 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Grading.  Removing dirt and bringing in fill dirt.

Nov 06, 2016 03:09 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Thank you.

Nov 06, 2016 03:02 AM
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Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

I would love to see Barbara Todaro on a D-11 movin' da dirt!

Nov 06, 2016 02:56 AM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Excellent topic. It is important for the grade to conform to the engineers calculations otherwise there will be problems with drainage.

Nov 06, 2016 02:51 AM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thanks for the lesson.

Nov 06, 2016 01:38 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

grading to keep the soil urface at specficied height?

 

Nov 06, 2016 12:51 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

My thought is grading.  Having read your explanation ... it appears it is more than that.  Thanks for the knowledge Barbara Todaro 

Nov 06, 2016 12:49 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Grading

Nov 05, 2016 11:28 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

They have a grading issue!

Nov 05, 2016 10:54 PM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

They're doing that around my town now widening the streets

Nov 05, 2016 10:48 PM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
WEDO Real Estate and Beyond, LLC - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

It deals with grading

Nov 05, 2016 10:35 PM