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5 Things Every Renter Should Know Before Buying

March 12, 2015 by 2 Comments

Buying a home can be financially rewarding, but it also has its challenges. Many renters can’t wait for the day when they’re able to get the keys to their own house. Ownership can provide a sense of stability, giving you full control to decorate and remodel as you like. But before buying, it’s important to... View Article

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Over a 30-year period, is it generally cheaper to rent or to buy a house in expensive places like San Francisco or New York City?

October 9, 2014 by Leave a comment

Yes, housing prices can be astronomical in cities such as San Francisco. But monthly rents are also extremely high in these cities, especially in their more desirable neighborhoods. Here’s some good perspective: A recent study by Trulia of the country’s largest 100 metropolitan areas found that buying a home in these urban areas is 38... View Article

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