Published: Wednesday, April 17 2013 10:30 a.m. MDT
Good for them. Home sales by any means are good, as long as people are not
financing way beyond their means.
Well, I have a relative who bought a house together. When they broke up, he kept
the house and then defaulted on the loan. Her credit was destroyed. Dumb idea in
No, another downward spiral of the morals of America and the unrelentless
pursuit of the persecution of the religion and of marriage. NOT!!!Clarissa: Because that never happens with married couples, right?Cohabitated with my wife for 2 years, married for 18. As usual, for every
"bad" experience, I'll bet I can recite a successful one.
With how easy it can be to divorce and how difficult it can be to sell a home,
I'd say buying a home together might actually be a stronger statement of
commitment in our society. Indeed, the only time divorce gets tricky is when
there's a house and/or kids--issues certainly not limited to married
couples.Clarissa,On the street where I live we had a couple
married 3 years ago who bought the house, now they are separated and everything
you have described is probably on the horizon. Meanwhile, the cohabitating
couple next door have owned their house for 20 years now. Again, marriage has
little to do with how good an idea it will ultimately prove to be.
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