In a real estate market where home prices are rising, many have begun to reexamine the idea of buying a home, choosing instead, to rent for a while. But often, there is a dilemma: should you keep paying rent, knowing that rent is rising … [Read more...]
Articles for Renters Considering Buying a Home
Are you currently renting a home? Then following articles may well be worth your time reading. Also my Rent vs. Buy page focuses on key points to be aware of as a renter thinking about buying a home. This information is likely to bring up questions so please do not hesitate to reach out to me.
Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (27.7%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a … [Read more...]
In a recent Insights Blog, CoreLogic reported that rent prices have skyrocketed since 2005. Meanwhile, the typical mortgage payment has actually decreased. “CoreLogic’s national rent index was up 36% in December 2018 compared with December … [Read more...]
Why Millennials Choose to Buy a Home... To have control over their living space To have a sense of privacy and security To live in a nicer home To feel engaged in their community To have flexibility in future … [Read more...]
If you're thinking about buying or selling a home, you may be wondering how the housing market will be impacted by a recession. Last week, the National Association for Business Economics released their February 2019 Economic Policy Survey. … [Read more...]
In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making is not buying their first home.” He goes on to say that, “If you want to build real financial security, real wealth for your … [Read more...]