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Fri Oct 3

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TheDumbMoney commented on TheDumbMoney's blog post. 10:08 PM

Why You Should *Maybe* Buy a House

Three years ago, when I bought, it was a very easy decision.  It does depend on the person.  What I'm basically talking about is, if one is going to employ debt, the low interest rate on a 30-year fixed loan could be a

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Thu Aug 21

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TheDumbMoney commented on TheDumbMoney's blog post. 2:46 PM

Why You Should *Maybe* Buy a House

Pretty much.  I have been hearing a lot of blanket statements about the home value appreciation versus the stock market in the past few years, which I why I wrote the post.

Mon Aug 18

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TheDumbMoney commented on TheDumbMoney's blog post. 11:18 AM

Why You Should *Maybe* Buy a House

True.  That's why I say maybe.  What I'm responding to is the current fad/meme that buying a propety is always a bad investment, which I think is based on a false reading of data, as well as ideological opposition to the

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Sun Aug 17

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TheDumbMoney added a blog post. 1:11 PM

Why You Should *Maybe* Buy a House

Here is my post from about a week ago on why the argument against buying a house is not as strong as some currently say it is -- in a post-crisis fad.  Additionally, I should say I think a lot of the argument against buying is [more]

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