aceofspades
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September 16th, 2014 at 8:10:07 AM permalink
What $1,500/month gets you in America


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MrV
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September 16th, 2014 at 9:13:01 AM permalink
Meanwhile, in Las Vegas: .
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teddys
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September 16th, 2014 at 9:44:18 AM permalink
$1,500 gets you a 3-br, 2 full bath, 2,000 sq. ft. condo with ultra-modern appliances down here on ta' rivah in Ohio.

Las Vegas is a great city for renters. Lots of really nice updated inventory.
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AxiomOfChoice
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September 16th, 2014 at 11:15:55 AM permalink
lol.

Where I live, $1500 a month will not get you an apartment. You can't even share a 2-bedroom and have that be your share. I pay more than double that for a 1-bedroom, and I am not in one of the nicer buildings in the neighborhood.

Dedicated underground parking spots go for about $300 to $400 per month.
Ibeatyouraces
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September 16th, 2014 at 11:25:45 AM permalink
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DRich
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September 16th, 2014 at 11:40:25 AM permalink
Quote: Ibeatyouraces

$1500 will get you a whole block of burned out houses in Detroit.



The Detroit/Pontiac Silverdome sold for $583,000.

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Dieter
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September 16th, 2014 at 11:49:26 AM permalink
Quote: DRich

The Detroit/Pontiac Silverdome sold for $583,000.



So if we could get a 30 year mortgage on it, two of us could split it for about $1500/mo each.

(Not including property taxes.)
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chickenman
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September 16th, 2014 at 11:57:54 AM permalink
Quote: Dieter

So if we could get a 30 year mortgage on it, two of us could split it for about $1500/mo each.

(Not including property taxes.)

I'd bet your heating bill would be impressive. But you could eat for free at your own concession stands :)
chickenman
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September 16th, 2014 at 11:59:49 AM permalink
Quote: AxiomOfChoice



Dedicated underground parking spots go for about $300 to $400 per month.

Saw a piece couple weeks ago where a parking spot sold for a million bucks. Condos there are like $8 million+ somewhere in Manhattan IIRC.
AxiomOfChoice
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September 16th, 2014 at 12:14:44 PM permalink
Quote: chickenman

Saw a piece couple weeks ago where a parking spot sold for a million bucks. Condos there are like $8 million+ somewhere in Manhattan IIRC.



The million dollar parking spot is old news (unless it's a different one). Honestly that was just for show -- that is not what the spots are actually worth. Over here there is an active market for them -- people rent condos that include a spot, don't have a car, and rent the spot out. Going rate is $300 to $400.

I'm sure that similar stuff goes on in Manhattan. It is also one of the few places in the US that is more expensive than here to rent an apartment.

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