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Today 01:25 PM
egman2005 Sucks to be you lol. When I redo roof I'll be putting in solar attic fan to draw out hot air when it runs.
Today 12:59 PM
svt1391
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Originally Posted by Aku View Post
Meanwhile I'm over here chucking mucho dollhairs at a place that I don't get any money back from when I leave. le sigh.
Buy my house/my basement is now open..

That being said our house should be up for sale hopefully in a month or two

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Originally Posted by Chas View Post
Yeah I rarely turn on my AC as well, I run my furnace fan and leave the windows open and it's manageable, even with yesterday's heat.

edit: window fans are godsends. (not window AC, window fan)
Attic fan ftw!

Today sucks. Just light enough rain to work but heavy enough to really want to go home :/
Today 12:06 PM
Chas Looks great, dude!

I got my tires rotated and oil changed over lunch, first one outside the dealer. (free til 24k). Feels good to get that done.
Today 11:58 AM
Aku And now for something completely different

Today 11:52 AM
kylesvt720 Except you never fully own the property, as it can be taken for back taxes... Also you 100% did lose the argument, your "black hole" falls flat. Buying a home can be just as much or more of a black hole than renting. Again, it's not black and white.

Yes working on the home, being able to call it "your own" and to improve it is nice, (why do you think I want to buy one at some point.) These are feeling things, that doesn't mean it always makes financial sense. Also pro tip, you are paying someone else for their house right now, it's not yours until it's paid off.
Today 11:46 AM
Chas Never lost any argument, it's not worth diffusing because you're already too worked up over it. The experience is not even about feelings, it's about having the freedom to change the home and to make it your own. It's knowing you own your own land, its about not paying someone else for their house. And a whole lot more.
Today 11:35 AM
kylesvt720
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You are only looking at a tiny fraction of the experience, and you can't seem to get past buying a home in a different category. I'd never buy a home at the top of my budget.
Ahh yes, "experience" when you lose the argument on logic, move to feelings!

What do you mean "different category." You mean buying a smaller house? This is a 3 bedroom 1.5 bath ranch, that has the original kitchen and baths from the 60s. It's far from something fancy.

That home isn't at the top of our budget from a cash flow stand point, I just don't plan on being house poor. I could get approved for a $300k+ mortgage easily by myself, without using Tiff's income. It just requires that much bigger of a down payment. Saving $10 or $15,000 takes time.
Today 11:32 AM
Chas Never said owning is always better, but it's better for you.
Today 11:29 AM
Chas You are only looking at a tiny fraction of the experience, and you can't seem to get past buying a home in a different category. I'd never buy a home at the top of my budget.
Today 11:24 AM
kylesvt720 All of that aside, I'll repeat this again, I'm not against owning, I plan on buying a home in the next couple years. I just know that making blanket statements like, "owning is always better" are ignorant.
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