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cmachter1 cmachter1 9 years
We are "renting" to "own" the house we live in
haydee haydee 9 years
we recently bought a manufactured home here in the San Francisco Bay Area. Loving it!
stringz-attached stringz-attached 9 years
rent. with the traffic in Atlanta, I insist on living close to my job so until i start working for myself fulltime, I guess I could be paying someone else's mortgage for a while :( but I hope to change all that soon :)
king's-queen king's-queen 9 years
We'll be closing on house on August 31st! Fingers crossed!
jacquishops jacquishops 9 years
We just bought our first home last September and have been renovating it ever since!
sumnboutme sumnboutme 9 years
My boyfriend and I are waiting for the market to dip a little more before we buy, so hopefully in 6 months time. :)
SweetE SweetE 9 years
Own...I was hesitant to purchase, being that we're young, but my husband insisted. 2 years later and our little condo has appreciated A LOT, so we're thrilled.
jen22 jen22 9 years
I am living with my parents while I attend grad school.
Mama-Ward Mama-Ward 9 years
We bought a tiny home in Southern CA 3 years ago, struggled, paid a huge mortgage, and lived in it for 2 years. Then we sold it and used the proceeds to buy a McMansion in Texas. Life is good!
Row-D Row-D 9 years
Yes, I finally have A Room of One's Own.... Love it, but goodness, every time something breaks, I wish I could jsut call the landlord to fix it.. until I realize I'm the landlord!
sofi sofi 9 years
own and looking into moving soon- we hope!
The-City-Girl The-City-Girl 9 years
I just bought a 3 bedroom Edwardian condo in the Haight area of San Francisco and it's the joy of my LIFE! :-D I never ever have to deal with the rental market in this city, woohooo!
gruaig_rua gruaig_rua 9 years
I'm living with my parents again because rent have gotten so high here. Owning a house is completely out of the question. I just keep telling myself that I haven't decided where i wasnt to live yet!
cara-61 cara-61 9 years
It amazes me, how real estate fluctuates from state to state. My husband built our cottage in New Hampshire 20 years ago. It's on 5 acres, with gorgeous views of the mountains. Our mortgage is $522 a month.My best friend, in Connecticut, pays $1800.It's crazy !
BethS BethS 9 years
I own, but it was actually a mistake to buy. My mortgage/hoa is more than I can afford, and with the market as is, if I sold I would take a huge loss. I do love my place though...
Lucky-Penny Lucky-Penny 9 years
We own the townhouse we live in, but also own my former home where I lived before we were getting married. We rent my old house out, which I would not recommend. It is not fun being an landlord, although we have a running joke about me yelling at our tenant like Pearl does in The Landlord. :)
t0xxic t0xxic 9 years
We usually rent but for now we are staying with fam.
Rain-Moon Rain-Moon 9 years
We own our home. A few years back, due to my husbands work, we chose to relocate to northern California. We did not sell our home, but instead chose to rent it out to a so-called friend. What a mistake!! Any how, during our time up north, we rented a couple of different places with acreage that were great!! I wish now that we would have thought about purchasing at least one of these, especially the one with the two rivers that joined on the property.
zzzlawyergirl zzzlawyergirl 9 years
My boyfriend and I rent an apt in Manhattan and own a small house in the Hamptons (where I grew up and my parents still live). The Hamptons house is an investment and we rent it out for the summers, but we still get to use it all spring, fall and winter!
WhereSheShops WhereSheShops 9 years
Best investment ever!
Tatianaluv33 Tatianaluv33 9 years
hubby and I bought our first home last year, I love it. we have been doing some remodeling but no so to the outside. I hated paying rent, so I made him buy a house.
sugarbecky sugarbecky 9 years
Unfortunately, I'm renting at the moment. I'm hoping to move to a big city soon, so I didn't want to settle down.
Budderflie Budderflie 9 years
We live on base so its neither rent or own. More like "we will take your BAH in return for this newly built but already falling down house". Your tax dollars at work people! We are looking to buy in the next year or so. I hate how my husband gets emails from his comander telling everyone what they can and cant do. IE: Gardening, and God forbid you have ONE weed. Im sure if he didnt do that then there would be some very over run lawns. There are a lot of Lazy military people out there. We are included, we HIRE someone to do our little lawn. HAHAHAHAHA
sexyeyes sexyeyes 9 years
We rent.
d_ford d_ford 9 years
would *like* to spend...
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