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But bonds are liquid...and actual bonds have a specific value ...

And housing can have value too, even when you are still living in it. If we chose to do so we could rent out our 3 extra bedrooms at $400/month, (college town,) airbnb each room at $50/night or put the whole house on airbnb for $250-300/night, more when there's a football game or graduation. Airbnb is so popular here that the city put regulations in place restricting it to commercial zoning or primary residences only, in an attempt to keep investors from buying up housing for full time airbnbs.

IP,
living in a very affordable house, not one for the 1%
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