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I've been on both sides of the equation (buying and selling a house) serveral times, and let me tell you one thing: Your house will not outpace 18% debt, ever, and if you're planning to sell it in 4 years, you don't stand to make any money at all.

Please believe me, I came of age in the '80s, when the Donald was King and the S&L's hadn't failed yet, and it was beaten into me time and time again: Buy a house, it's a great investment, get into real estate. So I have several times, and let me sum up my findings:
1. You won't turn 15% a year, not now and not over any long haul.
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