Renting

Buying Is Better Financially in More Than Half of Markets: Report

January 15th, 2018
It is more affordable to buy a home than rent one in more than half of markets—but for how long remains uncertain, according to recently released research. In 54 percent of the over 400 counties analyzed by ATTOM Data Solutions,...

Made a Misstep When It Comes to Housing? You’re Not Alone

July 17th, 2017
Many homeowners and renters are feeling the sting of regret when it comes to their choices and experiences, but less so than five years ago—a progression in perspective as the effects of the housing crisis continue to fade, according to...

Study: Buying Is Still Better Than Renting in Most States

July 26th, 2017
Affordability challenges are weighing on the housing market, as many homebuyers and sellers contend with either being unable to compete or to find a new home within reach. Buying a home, however, is still better than renting one in most...

Apartment-Hoppers: Stay Put and Save

July 12th, 2017
Renters can save thousands of dollars by renewing a lease instead of moving to a new rental, according to a recently released analysis by Zillow—a golden opportunity to put savings toward a down payment on a home. Researchers arrived at...

Just In: Renters Can Buy a Home—Without Spending More Money

April 30th, 2017
Rents are so high that the average renter could buy a home worth approximately 50 percent more than the median home value without spending any more money, according to a recent analysis by Zillow. The national median rent, $1,416, is...

Homeownership: More Than Just the Facts

May 9th, 2017
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Resort Towns Seek a Lift from Airbnb Taxes

March 4th, 2017
(TNS)—In search of some extra cash, Jim and Janet Dooley started renting out a spare bedroom in their Big Bear home to skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts. “This has brought us a couple of hundred dollars a week,” says Janet...

FAU: Housing in Buy Territory at 65 Percent

December 13th, 2016
The U.S. is in buy territory, with 65 percent of cities measured in the recent Florida Atlantic University (FAU) and Florida International University (FIU) Buy vs. Rent Index posting more favorable outcomes when buying a home than renting one—implying that...

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