A lot of people will tell you you're wasting your money if you rent, rather than buy, a home. That may be conventional wisdom but it's just plain wrong, acco...
Rent vs. Buy: How to Overcome Buyer Concerns
Here's a chart to help you respond to buyer concerns over: "I can’t afford to buy!"
Renting vs. Buying: What is the Right Choice for You?
When it comes to finding your perfect home, there are plenty of options — least of which is the choice of renting vs. buying. This article explores the benefits of renting or buying real estate to help you decide the best path forward. Let’s get started! Background Before starting a house or apartment hunt, consider …
Rent vs. Buy: Either Way You're Paying A Mortgage
There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage - either your mortgage or your landlord’s. As The Joint Center
Occupancy Cost 101: Rent vs. Effective Rent
Understanding what your true occupancy cost is by identifying your effective rent.
What Are the Pros and Cons Of Renting Out Part of Your Home?
What expenses should a homeowner be aware of when contemplating renting out a unit in their home?
Be Aware Of The Pros And Cons Before You Rent Out A Room In Your Home
Before you post a “room to lease” notice to make some extra money, here are some important tips to keep in mind.
Buying vs Renting: What Should You do?
If you answered no to the questions above, renting is probably the safest route to take. When you sign a lease, you’ll generally be vested for a year at a time. Depending on your lease and the landlord’s policies, you could get a month-to-month option set up or sublet if you need to leave sooner than a year. Your monthly costs are generally fixed and some lease agreements even include utilities. The other good news is that your landlord is responsible for fixing…
Buy vs. rent: What you'll pay in the 10 biggest cities
Despite rising home prices and climbing mortgage rates, it's still cheaper to buy a home than rent one in these 10 major cities, according to Trulia. Here's how much you'll save.
The X factor in the buy vs. rent equation: How long will you stay?
Homebuyers, particularly first-timers, are often advised to think about how long they will be able to stay put in a home. If the answer is less than five to seven years, renting might make more sense.
Buying Vs. Renting Commercial Real Estate: What Are The Tax Benefits?
Homeownership 101: Renting vs. buying
Before making the decision to invest in real estate, consider these advantages and disadvantages.
Buy vs Rent: What Really Creates Family Wealth?
There has been recent press regarding whether or not it makes better financial sense to rent rather than buy in today’s housing market. As an example, the recently released June Summary of the BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index reported: “…as of the end of the first quarter of 2015, the housing market in
Rent vs. Buy Calculators
Rent vs. Buy calculators work in most markets and they yield surprisingly positive results for potential buyers - especially for our Texas clients.
Quick Guide: Renting vs. Buying
Are you thinking moving and not sure which route to take? To rent or own? There are a few things to consider when trying to decide what works best for you and your family… Are you financially…
Renting Vs. Buying: 10 Reasons to Rent Equipment
You need bulldozing, digging or lift equipment for upcoming jobs. Should you buy or rent? Many construction contractors already see the value of renting versus buying equipment. Recent research by the American Rental Association (ARA) found that 57 percent of contractors prefer renting certain types of machines and tools rather than purchasing them. For companies […]
Renting versus buying: What’s right for you?
If you are an adult who pays rent, you have probably felt pressure from your loved ones and social circle alike to “stop throwing your money down the drain” and purchase a home. Once touted as a sound investment, research has shown that in most cases real estate values barely outpace inflation. The recession of …
Buying Is Cheaper Than Renting . . . So Why Are You Still Renting?
It has been cheaper to own a home than rent one for a long time in the Greater Youngstown/Warren Metro Area. Why? Low interest rates coupled with being The Most Affordable Housing Market in the World.
INFOGRAPHIC: Why Millennials are Choosing Renting Over Buying
Why Millennials are Choosing Renting Over Buying With home sale prices trending lower in Arlington and Fairfax Counties, now is a good time for metro-area homeowners to consider riding out the slump by renting.
How the Buy-or-Rent Balance is Shifting
This interactive visualization of a recent RealtyTrac buy-rent analysis shows whether it’s more affordable to buy or rent in 285 counties nationwide in 2015 — and how that compares to the buy-or-rent equation in the past three years. The buy-or-rent balance... Read More »