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I have heard a lot of talk about our homes of today not outlasting our 30 year mortgage. I would love to hear more about this topic.

Code built house will not last as long as mortgage.

Asked by Terry Herndon
Posted Jan 25, 2013 1:49 PM ET

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Terry,
As far as I know, the statement is an exaggeration.

The vast majority of homes built in 1982 are still standing.

Answered by Martin Holladay
Posted Jan 25, 2013 2:45 PM ET

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