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Old 06-08-2014, 03:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post

While I appreciate your comments, I take issue with them.

Why are you not happy when I say that I am in the top 15%? What is your problem? I work hard everyday to achieve what I have achieved and this is a big achievement for me since I came from a low income family. To own a condo, fully paid up some more, is a BIG acheivement mind you. Tell me, how many people in their 40s have fully paid up their condo mortgage? Those who bought flats, many paid up but those who bought a condo, not may paid up their mortgage.

My condo is NOT a MM unit. It is a decent size 3 bedroom unit. You just need to find hard for good deals.

You can still live in a condo and live a humble life. A humble life means you are humble, don't look down at others, speak nicely to people and buy a car you can afford.
Good deals = old lousy condo development.

I don't care about condo no condo. What's the big deal?
Would you rather have a $950 wallet with $50 inside, or a $50 wallet with $950 inside?

I stay in an 5-room with my own corridor and the $272k I spent on renovation & furniture is more high tech than 99.5% of houses out there - automated. I can turn on aircon, close/open doors, vacuum the floor, record TV shows, open/close curtains, wash clothes, wash dishes, feed dog, feed fishes, fill my Jacuzzi tub, turn on my Jacuzzi, all from my phone as long as I have internet connection. I have my own Uninterruptible Power Supply ~ 3hr for essential operation of my robotic house.

Also, 7-11, DBS & UOB ATM, postbox are downstairs. Neighbourhood police post adjacent block. Post office 2mins away, MRT 6min sheltered walk, shopping mall and 2 supermarkets all within 7 mins normal walking speed (not Property Agents "3 min" walking speed).

All of this convenience - still 20% cheaper than "good deal condo" which is old, crumbling and my kids still need to walk 10mins to nearest bus stop. Of if there is another condo that is convenient, then my current house is 40% cheaper than the expensive convenient one.

Condo so what, just means you got "face" when you write you address down on lucky draw coupon. Will you take a picture of your condo and stick on your forehead to walk everywhere to advertise "Eh dun play play, I stay condo".
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