Expect to live longer if you call Bay Area home – San Jose Mercury News
Maybe your exorbitant mortgage bill is worth it after all.
Silicon Valley residents have one of the highest life expectancy rates in the nation, with the average baby born in 1999 on track to live to 80, according to research appearing in today’s edition of the journal PLoS Medicine. On average, that’s eight years longer than their grandparents might live.
With stats like this, how can lenders not offer 40/50/60 year mortgages to the people in the Bay Area?
With stats like this, how can anyone afford not to live in the Bay Area? Think of the children! Who will take care of them if you die too early?
Sorry Ponce de Leon – you were way off mark. The Fountain of Youth is right here in Silicon Valley!
Thanks to Madhaus for this find!