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|Subject: Re: Rent vs Buy||Date: 1/28/2004 10:23 PM|
|Author: FCorelli||Number: 38814 of 81344|
I'd be more worried about the type of people who end up on the Board of Directors of your condo's Homeowner's Association. The anal-retentive types that are usually attracted to these positions of power can be every bit as loutish as your "rental" neighbors. And, of course, if you decide to leave, selling a condo is more expensive than waiting for your apartment lease to expire.
Hey now, I was on the board of my HOA last year and I can tell you first hand my anal did not retent anything!
Who was attracted to the position out of a desire to improve the property, not lord over it...
Yes I can dig all that BUT... I am not afraid of dreaconian Hitlerian rules as long as they apply to everybody. And the paralles of apts vs condos depends on what kind of condo
I was thinking alomng the lines of what another poster said ref condos at least getting a higher class of lout, as it were.
I still like renting tho. If I had the bread I'd rent4 apartaments. Mine and the ones that adjoin it. The best of both worlds and I wouldnt even have to move
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