Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2007 13:33:29 +0100 From: johannes <johsnospam873733fitter.com> Subject: Re: The 'jabberwocky' returns from the smash repairer!
Adrian wrote: > > johannes (johsnospamf-783763nospamme-itter.com) gurgled happily, sounding > much like they were saying : > > >> > Part of the problem is that speculators pick up houses purely with the > >> > intent of renting out or waiting to make a profit. > > >> Just as well, really, as otherwise nobody would be able to rent a house, > >> since there wouldn't be any landlords looking for tenants. > > > They wouldn't need to rent if they could afford to buy. > > Not everybody *wants* to buy. > > > The decision to rent is a short term one, it's fine if your stationed > > somewhere on an assignment, say less than 5 years. Then buying is not > > worth the hassle, risk and expense. > > *ding* It's OK to disagree with me, not OK to *ding* me. I now remember you from earlier spats.