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Money Makeover

Students learn pros and cons of ownership

By Lynn Asinof
Globe Correspondent / August 10, 2008

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When Katie Helke moved here last summer with her MIT grad student boyfriend, the two took one look at their monthly rent and started thinking, "Let's buy." Given the battered local real estate market and the $1,300 in monthly rent for their Somerville apartment, they worried that they were missing an important opportunity. (Full article: 938 words)

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