We’re looking at small flats in East London, because who needs stuff anyway, right?
With a little research and some home improvement store wandering, we settled on staining the concrete. If we hated it, at least it wouldn’t be expensive and could delay the big flooring purchase for a while.
I don’t really know anyone who does this, who puts money in real estate rather than mutual funds, who buys property beyond the property they need to live in. Anyone besides Donald Trump, I guess I should say, and he’s not exactly my kind of role model.
The city that once turned on its aristocrats and fed them to guillotines has decided, again, to take a stand against rapacious, unchecked capitalism.
As a 19 year old, he was the main breadwinner for the family.
Bus shelters, horse boxes, reservoir tanks – I look and think, Yes. I could live in that.
We are a country of selfies and self-loathing, lottery tickets for the poor and mega mansions for the rich.
Basically, during the crisis, the amount of money that people owed on their adjustable mortgages jumped up significantly during a period of rapid inflation. So now the government of Iceland is forgiving the debt—or at least the percentage of the debt that was incurred as a result of the inflation.
Living in Hartford, I still see art and music, and I get to live in a city, and my rent is about one third of what I would pay for an equivalent apartment in Brooklyn.