Jeffrey Taylor and his wife bought their dream home in Purcellville for $538,000 last August. Now they have to sell it because they are getting divorced and neither one can afford the mortgage alone.
The most they could get for it was $430,000. After paying all the real estate commissions and taxes, they will still owe the bank $118,000.
"Five months later, I lose $100,000," said Taylor, a high school teacher. "I don't think I can take $100,000 into the stock market and lose it faster."
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