Posted by B.L.Renfrow on July 23, 2003 at 22:05:32:
I was in Manhatten last week, and while walking up Third Ave. in midtown, couldn’t help overhearing the conversation of a couple walking behind me.
They were discussing an acquaintance who’d apparently decided to buy a house, and what a poor decision he’d made. “Well, as an owner he’ll have ALL these other expenses coming up all the time…” The other one chimed in, “Yeah, whenever something goes wrong now, it’s his problem, not the landlord’s.”
“You’re right, I can’t imagine ever wanting to be a homeowner… I dunno how we could afford anything if we owned a house.”