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  •  In some cases, maybe (1+ / 0-)
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    Nailbanger

    In others, not so much.

    If you own a home, you have real skin in the game. Renters can - and do - move on much more frequently.

    Are you really going to argue that renters have the same stake in a community as those who have a 30-year mortgage?

    •  A mortgage is just another form of rent (3+ / 0-)
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      Mogolori, nextstep, Librarianmom

      In the beginning, the universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry, and is generally considered to have been a bad move. -- Douglas Adams, The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

      by boriscleto on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 11:30:34 AM PDT

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    •  I think the point is... (2+ / 0-)
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      erush1345, coffeetalk

      ...there is a tax policy that favors home buyers over renters through mortgage interest deductions.... and there is a tax policy that allows companies to build their international business by deferring income tax until earnings are repatriated.

      To call one moral and another immoral is just stupid.

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