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If I had to make a choice between purchasing a house or a business, it would be an easy one

TOEFL Essay Topic 185 - You have enough money to purchase either a house or a business. Which would you choose to buy? Give specific reasons to explain your choice.

Author: ANONYMOUS | Date: September 8, 2006 | Score:5

If I had to make a choice between purchasing a house or a business, it would be an easy one to make and I would definitely purchase a house.Money, whether hard earned or otherwise, should be invested wisely. If I had enough money, an immediate reaction would be to consider choosing a business...

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Secondly, my fundamental demand of the house is not very high. I lived in a dormitory when I was junior high and high school student. The room of the dorm was quite small; there were a desk, a bed and a drawer in 60 sqft. Because I am used to living with a minimum requirement, I am not a big fun of luxury accommodations. Of course, I want to have a bigger house for my family if I can. But nevertheless, the house I live now will supply what I need and it is just a matter of cost and profit. So I don't have a high motivation to buy a new one.

Some might say, I can lose money when running a business, which I totally agree. However, I think the primary significance of running the business is not to earn money but to make the effort of doing the better thing cooperatively with other people. This is a quintessential activity in the human society, and even if I fail at my first trial, I am sure, I will do better in the second trial. One of my friends started his own business and failed. But he got more investment for the second start-up, all the better for his experience in the failure. The investors thought he might have known better how to detect and overcome the pitfalls.

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