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Default Why are stairlifts so slow?

On Sun, 14 Jun 2020 16:14:35 +1000, Xeno

On 14/6/20 1:29 pm, Rod Speed wrote:

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On 14/6/20 3:36 am, Commander Kinsey wrote:
On Sat, 13 Jun 2020 18:31:40 +0100, Clare Snyder

On Fri, 12 Jun 2020 18:19:43 +1000, Xeno

On 12/6/20 1:33 pm, Rod Speed wrote:

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On 6/11/2020 9:42 PM, Xeno wrote:
On 12/6/20 7:11 am, Rod Speed wrote:

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On Tue, 09 Jun 2020 03:58:37 +0100, Xeno


On 9/6/20 2:55 am, Commander Kinsey wrote:
On Fri, 22 May 2020 22:26:09 +0100, Sam E

On 5/21/20 12:45 PM, Rod Speed wrote:


Or maybe they realise that anyone with an incontence
problem would have something to **** in which isnt upstairs.

I consider it a bad idea to have a multi-level house without
even a half
bathroom on each level.

But if you bought the house when you were 20....

I am living in my 4th purchased item of real estate. A house
in my 20s would not suit my current needs. I sell and buy as
my needs
change through life.

I guess you're one of those who somehow managed to pay off the
mortgage of the 1st three.

You don't have to have paid off the mortgage to be able to change
houses, stupid.

True. We just put all our efforts into paying our mortgage(s)
off asap.

Wow, I have to thank Mr. Rod for the laugh calling you stupid for
paying off your mortgage.

I didn't, I called the PHucker stupid for being so pig ignorant,

You, Rod, are the pig ignorant one. *You* introduced the topic of
selling houses before paying off mortgages hence it is your *skew
factor*, not mine. I am aware of that ability but it was *not
to my response or the poster to whom I was replying. I was merely
responding to an assumption, correct though it surely was, by another
poster. *You* came barging in acting like a dick, as you often do.

On my third house and, of course, no mortgage.* My secont house
started at 15% and re-fi a couple of times.* Can't say I've done
everything right over the years but I knew retirement would be much
better with no debt.

A LOT of prople switch houses numerous times without ever paying off a

I don't see the point.* You pick a house you like, then upgrade if
and when you can afford it.* That would only be once you've paid off
your mortgage entirely, otherwise you're just getting deeper into debt.

Needs and circumstances change at will and rarely when you have paid
off the mortgage.

That last isnt true of downsizing, its very common
to have paid off the mortgage in that situation.

If you care to take a look, I was responding to a point regarding
*upgrading* a house. Most couples, when they start having kids, find the
house/apartment they started out with is no longer suited to the task of
a growing family. Rarely will these couples have paid off their mortgage.

- moving up, moving sideways, or moving down.

DOWN!?* Intolerable to move to a smaller space.

Retirees and empty nesters do it all the time. I went slightly
differently, smaller block of land, larger house.

And if we decided to move to a different house now, it would be to a
bungalow from the 2 story, and it would in all likleyhood end up
BIGGER than our current 2300 sq ft plus 1100 sq ft basement - AND
would require a mortgage because bungalows cost more than 2 stories in
our market.
Not many smaller less expensive bungalows available

It was an advantage for the folks selling our house when we bought -
it had a transferable mortgage at 6 1/4% when the going rate was

Wow!* When was it that high?* I thought mortgages had always been 3-6%.

We still had a mortgage on the house we moved out of too, but the
in house#1 allowed us to pretty much pay cash to the existing
mortgage. We payed off that mortgage before buying a gallon of paint
to do any redecorating.

So you bought a house worth less than your old one?!