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Subject:  Re: Home Ownership not a good investment Date:  4/29/2014  2:16 PM
Author:  intercst Number:  74897 of 77872

inparadise writes,

<<I cannot spend my house. It is an illiquid asset...>>

Nor can you "spend" a stock, at least without selling it.

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It's actually remarkably easy to sell a few shares of a large block of stock if you need income. It's much harder to sell a few shingles or a plumbing fixture if you're looking to generate income from your home.

intercst
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