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The two tales about houses

The two tales about houses

The one story we tell ourselves about homeownership is it is a path to a more stable, equitable future. The idea is that it is a responsible decision that requires commitment and hope. It is centered around bright futures, long lives, children, grandchildren, and hard-earned success.

The second story is about the horror of being trapped, especially for the members of the cash-poor, dream-rich millennial generation.

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