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Is Buying Better Than Renting?
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ID: 4019 Intermediate
Is renting better than buying, or buying better than renting? Listen as two friends discuss a potential new flat, and discuss the possibility of getting a realtor/estate agent in to help them.
Wed Aug 09 2017 | Fiona Tian, Gwilym
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|听说||tīngshuō||to have heard|
|不如||bùrú||not as good as|
nǐ zài kàn fángdìchǎn guǎnggào ā ？xiǎng mǎifáng ma ？
Are you looking at property ads? Do you want to buy a house?
tīngshuō xiànzài fángzi bǐjiào piányi ，jìrán wǒ yào zài zhèlǐ gōngzuò ，zū bùrú mǎi 。
I've heard that houses are comparatively cheap, so since I have to work here, I thought that buying would be better than renting.
fángzi zhēnde bǐjiào piányi le ma ？
Are houses really comparatively cheap?
wǒ cái gāng kāishǐ kàn ，bù juéde piányi duōshao 。
I've only just started to look, I don't think they're that much cheaper.
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