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OWN your Own. Your landlord isn't a man who rents his
Property at a loss. He's a wise, sound, sensible, business thinker. He knows that
Real Estate is the only real estate. He doesn't have to look at the financial page
every night to find out what he's worth. The ticker tape never fritters away his
When a man owns his own home he owns a Tern n ieo etr smd po h
big wad of his self respeet-he's a real membermewhnvrkeptirNwYa'rso
of his community. People know he stands for tin.Te'etogt.bu oeo hi
something. He's consulted about the new sod onsvrltms u ee aebce hi
on the boulevard and the new golf links in the cnlso ihato.Te nwhwws
park. He has a voice in saying what his city i st ehm-wes hyev h a
it is t be hom-owners The eny hema
should lok like
If you are content to pile up a magnificent stock of rent re
ceipts to leave your family when you die, well and good. That's your business; but it
is mighty poor business. It is the kind of business practised by men who seldom close
their careers without knowing what a Bankruptcy Court loo s like.0
It isn't a bit difficult to "'own your own." You Don't let the dea of a gage scare -you.
can buy a lot or farm where you like---and nine Some people t ink ey're a disgrace. But if
times out of ten, it costs less than you think.
Your bank will lend you money on mortgage to they're good e for the biggest corporations
complete your home, and you can pay off the and the United'States government, they needn't
mortgage in small amounts at long intervals. frighten you.
Talk it over with your wife. Pick your lot. Select your
architect. Choose your contractor. Visit your banker. Be a property-holder instead
of a lease-holder. It's the .wisest thing you can do.
B. M. WOLFF
REAL ESTATE, STOCKS AND BONDS
LAURENS, S. C.