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 Post subject: Re: To rent or to own? That is the question.
PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:14 pm 
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Skitch Patterson wrote:
Pre Approved means not approved yet.


Yeah, I know. But I qualify for a VA home loan, and I'm looking to borrow way less than I can actually afford. It's in the bag.

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LittleWing wrote:
Skitch Patterson wrote:
Pre Approved means not approved yet.


Yeah, I know. But I qualify for a VA home loan, and I'm looking to borrow way less than I can actually afford. It's in the bag.


I figured. I just felt like being a negative nelly.

Congrats. You wanna buy my house which is worth about half of what I owe on it? You can keep the swing set!


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Skitch Patterson wrote:
LittleWing wrote:
Skitch Patterson wrote:
Pre Approved means not approved yet.


Yeah, I know. But I qualify for a VA home loan, and I'm looking to borrow way less than I can actually afford. It's in the bag.


I figured. I just felt like being a negative nelly.

Congrats. You wanna buy my house which is worth about half of what I owe on it? You can keep the swing set!


Will all the appliances convey?

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LittleWing wrote:
Skitch Patterson wrote:
LittleWing wrote:
Skitch Patterson wrote:
Pre Approved means not approved yet.


Yeah, I know. But I qualify for a VA home loan, and I'm looking to borrow way less than I can actually afford. It's in the bag.


I figured. I just felt like being a negative nelly.

Congrats. You wanna buy my house which is worth about half of what I owe on it? You can keep the swing set!


Will all the appliances convey?



I was hoping to do an appliance/electronics fantasy draft. You can have the first overall pick.


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Skitch Patterson wrote:
LittleWing wrote:
Skitch Patterson wrote:
LittleWing wrote:
Skitch Patterson wrote:
Pre Approved means not approved yet.


Yeah, I know. But I qualify for a VA home loan, and I'm looking to borrow way less than I can actually afford. It's in the bag.


I figured. I just felt like being a negative nelly.

Congrats. You wanna buy my house which is worth about half of what I owe on it? You can keep the swing set!


Will all the appliances convey?



I was hoping to do an appliance/electronics fantasy draft. You can have the first overall pick.


Do you have a "high efficiency" washing machine?

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LittleWing wrote:
Skitch Patterson wrote:
LittleWing wrote:
Skitch Patterson wrote:
LittleWing wrote:
Skitch Patterson wrote:
Pre Approved means not approved yet.


Yeah, I know. But I qualify for a VA home loan, and I'm looking to borrow way less than I can actually afford. It's in the bag.


I figured. I just felt like being a negative nelly.

Congrats. You wanna buy my house which is worth about half of what I owe on it? You can keep the swing set!


Will all the appliances convey?



I was hoping to do an appliance/electronics fantasy draft. You can have the first overall pick.


Do you have a "high efficiency" washing machine?



Yes. Yes I do.


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 Post subject: Re: To rent or to own? That is the question.
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Skitch Patterson wrote:
LittleWing wrote:
Skitch Patterson wrote:
LittleWing wrote:
Skitch Patterson wrote:
LittleWing wrote:
Skitch Patterson wrote:
Pre Approved means not approved yet.


Yeah, I know. But I qualify for a VA home loan, and I'm looking to borrow way less than I can actually afford. It's in the bag.


I figured. I just felt like being a negative nelly.

Congrats. You wanna buy my house which is worth about half of what I owe on it? You can keep the swing set!


Will all the appliances convey?



I was hoping to do an appliance/electronics fantasy draft. You can have the first overall pick.


Do you have a "high efficiency" washing machine?



Yes. Yes I do.


Well then fuck that shit. Those things don't wash clothes for crap.

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 Post subject: Re: To rent or to own? That is the question.
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http://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevent ... 10210a.htm

Ben Bernanke wrote:
At the same time, a number of factors are constraining demand. Household formation has been down, particularly among young adults. High unemployment and uncertain job prospects may have reduced the willingness of some households to commit to homeownership. Availability of mortgage credit is an important constraint, to which I will return later. Additionally, housing may no longer be viewed as the secure investment it once was thought to be, given uncertainty about future home prices and the economy more generally.

LOL

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 Post subject: Re: To rent or to own? That is the question.
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That's not funny. :(


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 Post subject: Re: To rent or to own? That is the question.
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thodoks wrote:
http://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/speech/bernanke20110210a.htm

Ben Bernanke wrote:
At the same time, a number of factors are constraining demand. Household formation has been down, particularly among young adults. High unemployment and uncertain job prospects may have reduced the willingness of some households to commit to homeownership. Availability of mortgage credit is an important constraint, to which I will return later. Additionally, housing may no longer be viewed as the secure investment it once was thought to be, given uncertainty about future home prices and the economy more generally.

LOL

RIP Home Ownership Society. :peace:

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 Post subject: Re: To rent or to own? That is the question.
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bart d. wrote:
In keeping with my longstanding policy of being a total hypocrite, I am now house shopping with my wife.

I wonder how this turned out.

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 Post subject: Re: To rent or to own? That is the question.
PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:41 pm 
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I close on a new property this friday :wink:


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Doug RR wrote:
I close on a new property this friday :wink:

What gourmet indulgences do you have planned to commemorate the occasion, wombshifter?

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 Post subject: Re: To rent or to own? That is the question.
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thodoks wrote:
Doug RR wrote:
I close on a new property this friday :wink:

What gourmet indulgences do you have planned to commemorate the occasion, wombshifter?


it's an investment property so we will not be occupying it..but we will bring a ton of booze to the place and possibly a pizza


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Well that's disappointing.

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 Post subject: Re: To rent or to own? That is the question.
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thodoks wrote:
Well that's disappointing.


we will be celebrating here with friends the next night.

http://gjelina.com/


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Doug RR wrote:
thodoks wrote:
Well that's disappointing.


we will be celebrating here with friends the next night.

http://gjelina.com/

I suspect you'll be dining on snapper, yes?

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thodoks wrote:
Doug RR wrote:
thodoks wrote:
Well that's disappointing.


we will be celebrating here with friends the next night.

http://gjelina.com/

I suspect you'll be dining on snapper, yes?


when I get home, yes


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Doug RR wrote:
thodoks wrote:
Doug RR wrote:
thodoks wrote:
Well that's disappointing.


we will be celebrating here with friends the next night.

http://gjelina.com/

I suspect you'll be dining on snapper, yes?


when I get home, yes

So, take out then?

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thodoks wrote:
Doug RR wrote:
thodoks wrote:
Doug RR wrote:
thodoks wrote:
Well that's disappointing.


we will be celebrating here with friends the next night.

http://gjelina.com/

I suspect you'll be dining on snapper, yes?


when I get home, yes

So, take out then?


the lamb meatballs with spiced yogurt and then probably the Gnocchi with braised oxtail


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