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Old 03-04-2015, 06:07 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by ERTX View Post
I tried that once. I was going to pay 36 months rent in advance. He thought I was a drug dealer and did not rent to me. I finally went through, my previous post advice, a rental agency and he wanted last 2 years of dividend income and I just gave him my last two end of year brokerage statements and he ok it. My net worth never came up, he just wanted proof of 3x income over the rent.
Many people here don't like income, they are "total return investors" . So when you talk about your income, are you including realized capital gains, or only dividends, interest, SS and pensions and annuities?

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