Quotable

Quotable 2005-09-01 Staff Writer <bold>“I really didn't think it could be possible, or as easy as it was. I repair houses all day anyway, and figured I might as well start making some real money.”</bold><br /> <br /> - Wayne Carney, a professional handyman and “self-described Averag

“I really didn't think it could be possible, or as easy as it was. I repair houses all day anyway, and figured I might as well start making some real money.”

– Wayne Carney, a professional handyman and “self-described Average Joe”, who made $30,000 by rehabbing two homes and now plans to retire in a year to pursue deals full-time

“If this thing does pop, a lot of people are going to need an affordable shirt to wear.”

– Anthony Phipps, communications director for Tshirthumor. com, discussing the site's newest product, a “Mr. Housing Bubble” t-shirt with the slogan “Take a bath in the real estate market”

“Financially, it didn't seem logical to take the house, with all the taxes and upkeep. I just realized that a bird in the hand is much better.”

Nial Stimson, winner of the Bevery Hills Dream Home raffle, explaining why he chose the $1 million cash prize instead of the $1.5 million home

“When you look at certain office markets in Hungary and the Czech Republic, and then you look at a less risky market like Sweden where yields are not that much lower, does it justify the risk?”

– Brenna O'Roarty, head of European research, DB Real Estate