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December 20, 2017


Bruce Dickinson

Well Joe, I gotta tell ya, I don't think it's a revelation that mommies and daddies and their trust funds have played a big part in helping their kids afford bay area real estate. It is known that directly or indirectly (through inheritance) that parental help plays a huge role and likely more than the other categories. What Bruce Dickinson thinks is a more interesting question is how people afford homes if they are not born in the right womb, or had money (again permanently "loaned" by parents) to play stock market and happened to get lucky with the timing. Point being that regular incomes are insufficient to afford real estate without substantial help or substantial luck!

Now maybe you can call me bitter, but Bruce Dickinson got zilch from my parents, siblings, uncles, aunts, cousins etc. As a matter of fact, yours truly actually has a "Reverse Trust Fund" that supports some of the less industrious Dickinsons and their spouses and kids, and yes, I know exactly how they paid for their first time home purchases!

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