If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, you’re probably weighing a few different factors. The financial benefits of homeownership might be one of the reasons you want to make a purchase if you’re a renter, but the decision can also be motivated by having a place that’s uniquely … [Read more...] about How Homeownership Can Bring You Joy
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The link between financial security and homeownership is especially important today as inflation rises. But many people may not realize just how much owning a home contributes to your overall net worth. As Leslie Rouda Smith, President of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), says: … [Read more...] about A Key To Building Wealth Is Homeownership
The past two years have taught us the true value of homeownership, especially the stability and the feeling of accomplishment it can provide. But homeownership has so much more to offer. Here’s a look at a few of the non-financial and financial benefits of owning a home. If you’re looking to buy a … [Read more...] about The Many Benefits of Homeownership
Every year, many renters ask themselves the same question: Should I continue renting, or is it time to buy a home? If you’re a renter, chances are you’ve asked yourself that question at least once, and it’s likely because you’ve faced an increase in your monthly housing costs over time. After all, … [Read more...] about Are You Wondering if This Is the Year To Buy a Home?
If you’re deciding whether to rent or buy, consider the many financial benefits that come with owning a home. … [Read more...] about The Difference Between Renting and Owning [INFOGRAPHIC]
In an annual Gallup poll, Americans chose real estate as the best long-term investment. And it’s not the first time it’s topped the list, either. Real estate has been on a winning streak for the past eight years, consistently gaining traction as the best long-term investment (see graph below): … [Read more...] about Real Estate Voted the Best Investment Eight Years in a Row
If you were thinking about buying a home this year, but already pressed pause on your plans due to rising home prices and increasing mortgage rates, there’s something you should consider. According to the latest report from ATTOM Data, owning a home is more affordable than renting in the majority of … [Read more...] about Owning Is More Affordable than Renting in the Majority of the Country
When deciding whether you should rent or buy, make sure you’re considering these factors. … [Read more...] about Reasons Renters Buy [INFOGRAPHIC]
As rent prices continue to soar, many renters want to know what they can do to get ready to buy their first home. According to recent data from ApartmentList.com: … [Read more...] about What You Can Do Right Now To Prepare for Homeownership
There are many non-financial benefits of buying your own home. However, today’s headlines seem to be focusing primarily on the financial aspects of homeownership – specifically affordability. Many articles are making the claim that it’s not affordable to buy a home in today’s market, but that isn’t … [Read more...] about If Housing Affordability Is About the Money, Don’t Forget This.