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Re: Ur-Q ... buyer's market or seller's market?

As a hopeful future owner, I would like to see the prices remain low. 

btw, if you know of any of those 'relatively cheap' '85 urq's still
around, I may be interested if I move to Colorado...

On Mon, 20 Sep 1999 18:25:29 EDT OorQue@aol.com writes:
> It appears my comments mocking the $16k asking price for an '83 Ur-Q
> more than a few nerves among the Q-list membership ... to a man, they
> that the prices of these cars have been increasing steadily over the
past two 
> years and that $16k isn't so far-fetched as it once was (or still is,
as I 
> happen to believe.)
> As I'm sure everyone knows, it's hard to get reliable information about
> sales prices of these cars and condition can account for a big
difference in 
> the price paid for one car versus another.  Still, I'm curious: Does
> Ur-Q market favor the buyer (low and/or stable prices, lots of supply)
or the 
> seller (high and/or increasing prices, cars in short supply)?
> Lastly, one person took me to task for not doing my part to talk these
> up more favorably, like there's a Ponzi scheme going on that I'm
> ruining.  Has the Q-list -- or (gasp!!) my comments -- become so
> of late that the market for Ur-Qs can be materially affected by the 
> discussions that take place in this forum?
> Just curious what other people think...
> JG  
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