The Great Debate: Renting Vs. Owning

Renting vs. Owning is one of the greatest debates consumers face. What are the pros and cons of each? Which option is cheaper? What is better for my current lifestyle? These are some of the questions renters face when trying to decide whether home-ownership is the right choice for them. Contrary to popular belief, renting … Continue reading The Great Debate: Renting Vs. Owning

Renting to Own Can Jump-Start Your Move to Home Ownership

If you are either short of a down payment or have credit challenges to overcome (and if you are prepared to overcome them), a rent-to-own property may be a good - even great - way to move toward home ownership. Typically, a rent-to-own agreement, also known as a land contract, is an arrangement between a … Continue reading Renting to Own Can Jump-Start Your Move to Home Ownership

Buying Better Than Renting

According to Trulia’s blog, buying a home is still cheaper than renting a home in all of the 100 largest metro areas in America. Buying Better Than Renting Trulia’s Chief Economist, Jed Kolko, says homeownership is 35% cheaper than renting in all of our nation’s largest metro areas. How can this be? Put simply, even if … Continue reading Buying Better Than Renting