To Rent or to Buy? Rent Your Way to Happiness

To Rent or to Buy? Rent Your Way to Happiness

To Rent or to Buy? Rent Your Way to Happiness   ; In the last six emails, we shared with you just a few things to consider when you decide whether to rent or buy a residence. Home ownership is an American tradition and provides a feeling of more control over...
To Rent or to Buy? Be Budget Friendly

To Rent or to Buy? Be Budget Friendly

To Rent or To Buy? Be Budget Friendly   ; A monthly mortgage payment is often higher than the monthly rent. Most of it goes to pay bank interest on the property, rather than reduce your debt. The costs of relocation, as previously mentioned, are significantly...
To Rent or to Buy? Save your Savings

To Rent or to Buy? Save your Savings

To Rent or To Buy? Save Your Savings   ; Renting has significantly lower upfront costs than buying. Prospective homeowners are traditionally required to provide at least a 3.5% – 10% of purchase price as down payment. It takes time and hard work to amass...
To Rent or to Buy? Enjoy a Better Quality of Life

To Rent or to Buy? Enjoy a Better Quality of Life

To Rent or to Buy? Enjoy a Better Quality of Life   ; People who rent have more time for quality lifestyle activities both on – and off – the premises, while homeowners may spend that valuable time on maintenance & repair of their home. The Q...
To Rent or to Buy? Be Flexible, Be Free

To Rent or to Buy? Be Flexible, Be Free

To Rent or to Buy? Be Flexible, Be Free   ; One of the most important aspects of a rental lifestyle is Freedom. You got an exciting job offer out of state? Is it that time in your relationship to move in with your partner? Do you need more space for a home...
To Rent or to Buy? Let the Landlord Handle It

To Rent or to Buy? Let the Landlord Handle It

To Rent or to Buy? Let the Landlord Handle It   ; A lot of time and money goes into maintaining a home, from yard work to doing repairs and regular maintenance. Large capital improvements also need to be done on a home, like a new roof every 10 years, and...