Jump to content
House Price Crash Forum
Sign in to follow this  
reubenscratton

"why Should I Go Out With A Renter?"

Recommended Posts

This was just posted to Facebook by a friend of mine:

Just overheard a phonecall on the Park and Ride:

"This guy, he hasn't got enough money for me ... Why should I go out with a renter? ... I'm lowering my standards mum"

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

When i was younger girls liked guys with cars, sadly i came across lots of anecdotal evidence over the years to find this to be true.

I recall that one of the nicknames for such car loving girls among my car owning aquantainces was 'seat covers'. I guess they deserved each other.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

"Not enough money?" Perhaps 'Renter Guy' has a high net worth invested in other areas, just not in property? :rolleyes:

Perhaps any man who's bought a property has bet everything on a single asset class / throw of the dice.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

"Why should I go out with a renter?"

Because dating OAPs is inappropriate for someone in their 20s?

:lol: Very good.

I love the Anecdotal sub-forum, and when my nephew is old enough to be thinking about leaving home, I'm definitely going to use the line:

"Well, I once read on the Internet about this bloke who read on Facebook about a friend who overheard some girl talking to her mum on the phone.."

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Perhaps any man who's bought a property has bet everything on a single asset class / throw of the dice.

Indeed, I understand in Ireland it's the other way round as owners tend to be in massive negative equity.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thing is, all those amazing homeowner woman magnets will undoubtedly have their Audi A3 on HP... What's the difference?

Rent a depreciating asset, own an appreciating one.

Though most on here would put both houses and cars in the first category.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Rent a depreciating asset, own an appreciating one.

Though most on here would put both houses and cars in the first category.

You still essentially pay the depreciation on a car if you have it on HP - in fact that's most of what you are paying for. And it'll be more than the 3-4% p.a. you might hope to get from property.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • 406 Brexit, House prices and Summer 2020

    1. 1. Including the effects Brexit, where do you think average UK house prices will be relative to now in June 2020?


      • down 5% +
      • down 2.5%
      • Even
      • up 2.5%
      • up 5%



×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.