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View Poll Results: Which city is more fun and better to live in? Chicago, Illinois or New York City, New York?
Chicago, Illinois 35 37.63%
New York City, New York 58 62.37%
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Old 04-27-2015, 05:03 PM
 
Location: Miami Beach, FL/Tokyo, Japan
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I'm going to guess that less than 3% of American workers earn over $160,000. You have to have a top 3% job or have dual white collar workers in the household to afford an $4k apartment.
Me? I'd only buy, renting is for the poor and emerging middle class. I don't really work anymore, I have enough projects going, where I roll in money if I just go to the beach. Benefit of being an iOS developer and having worked on some big projects where I get a certain percentage of earmarked profits, even though I'm not maintaining it. I could tell you how much money that is, but you'd be too jealous to believe me. But let's put it this way, even if the apartment costed 160,000 annually to rent, I wouldn't bat an eyelash.
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Old 04-28-2015, 01:26 AM
 
Location: Dallas
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Me? I'd only buy, renting is for the poor and emerging middle class. I don't really work anymore, I have enough projects going, where I roll in money if I just go to the beach. Benefit of being an iOS developer and having worked on some big projects where I get a certain percentage of earmarked profits, even though I'm not maintaining it. I could tell you how much money that is, but you'd be too jealous to believe me. But let's put it this way, even if the apartment costed 160,000 annually to rent, I wouldn't bat an eyelash.
Can't swing Monaco?

Get your paper up lol.
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Old 04-28-2015, 07:30 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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Me? I'd only buy, renting is for the poor and emerging middle class. I don't really work anymore, I have enough projects going, where I roll in money if I just go to the beach. Benefit of being an iOS developer and having worked on some big projects where I get a certain percentage of earmarked profits, even though I'm not maintaining it. I could tell you how much money that is, but you'd be too jealous to believe me. But let's put it this way, even if the apartment costed 160,000 annually to rent, I wouldn't bat an eyelash.
How glutonous and egotistical.
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Old 04-28-2015, 10:00 AM
 
Location: Miami Beach, FL/Tokyo, Japan
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Can't swing Monaco?

Get your paper up lol.
I already got apartments all over Europe, Monaco no. But then when your base is Miami Beach, you're not hurting for another beach access. But you live in Dallas, where the average car here is like the average house in Dallas
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Old 04-28-2015, 11:53 AM
 
Location: Dallas
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I already got apartments all over Europe, Monaco no. But then when your base is Miami Beach, you're not hurting for another beach access. But you live in Dallas, where the average car here is like the average house in Dallas
Dallas is actually wealthier than Miami Beach, by all measures. Sure, Miami people like leasing cars they can't afford but as anyone (outside of Miami Beach) knows, scraping together your last pennies to lease a luxury car isn't indicative of wealth.
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Old 04-28-2015, 11:54 AM
 
Location: Miami Beach, FL/Tokyo, Japan
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Dallas is actually wealthier than Miami Beach, by all measures. Sure, Miami people like leasing cars they can't afford but that doesn't really change the fact.
Nope it's not wealthier, you have more of a middle class, that's about it. Miami Beach is for wealthy people and the people who serve them. Dallas is for people who need to work and can't move due to their job. Let's be honest that's the only reason you live in Dallas, your job. Whereas I can live wherever I want.
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Old 04-28-2015, 12:01 PM
 
Location: Dallas
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Nope it's not wealthier, you have more of a middle class, that's about it. Miami Beach is for wealthy people and the people who serve them. Dallas is for people who need to work and can't move due to their job. Let's be honest that's the only reason you live in Dallas, your job. Whereas I can live wherever I want.
Middle-Class? LOL.

Billionaires:


Where is Miami?

Ultra high net worth individuals:
Dallas: 2,330
Miami: 1,085
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Old 04-28-2015, 12:03 PM
 
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You mean you live in a 2 bedroom in Bed-Stuy on Nostrand Ave for $1600?

I'd have to say that's extremely unusual. In fact, CL doesn't have any listings for a two bedroom in Bed-Stuy for under $1600.

$1600 to $2000: 19 listings (avg $1805)
$2000 to $2400: 24 listings (avg $2145)
$2400 to $2800: 22 listings (avg $2535)
No it's not unusual. I have a friend over on Seneca Ave near ridge wood and he pays 1750 for his 2 bedroom
Some listings can be found threw other sources there are 3 apartments in my brownstone and no one here pays over 2000 dollars
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Old 04-28-2015, 12:03 PM
 
Location: Miami Beach, FL/Tokyo, Japan
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Where is Miami?

Multi-Millionaires:

Dallas: 2,330
Miami: 1,085
Just look at the knight study released for the top 40 cities most important to UHNWI, Miami 6, Dallas nowhere

Again, why do you live in the middle of the plains, in a bland city with nothing interesting? Are you into cattle ranching? It's because you can't live where you want, you're a slave to your earning potential.
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Old 04-28-2015, 12:05 PM
 
Location: Dallas
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Just look at the knight study released for the top 40 cities most important to UHNWI, Miami 6, Dallas nowhere

Again, why do you live in the middle of the plains, in a bland city with nothing interesting? Are you into cattle ranching? It's because you can't live where you want, you're a slave to your earning potential.
Tell me where Miami ranks in terms of billionaire residents. Go on, I'm waiting...

It's so low, it doesn't even register on the lists..
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