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Old 08-23-2012
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Re: "Buyer's Market" - any data to back it up?

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Originally Posted by SloopJonB View Post
I never buy big ticket items - Cars, boats, houses etc - new, there's too big a hit on depreciation. Finding a lightly used whatever saves such a big piece of change for very little compromise.

I once read a quote that one only HAD to have two things new - food & underwear. That goes well beyond my personal choice but there is an element of truth to it.
Fully agree. I have not bought a new vehicle since 1973 for exactly the reasons you state. Most of my furniture is used (much of it antique) but I draw the line on bedding, for a number of reasons, not the least being the invasion of bed bugs in North America.
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