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To Rent or to Buy...

Renting vs. buying a home is a big decision, and there are pros and cons to each option. In fact, a higher percentage of  U.S. households are renting than at any point since 1965, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released in 2016.

The answer to the rent vs. buy a home debate isn’t so cut and dried. Here are five questions to ask when considering renting vs. buying:

  1. What can you afford?
  2. How long do you plan to stay in the home?
  3. Do you want stability or flexibility?
  4. Can you afford to be responsible for home repairs/maintenance?
  5. What are your financial, career and family goals?

(Continue reading from Bankrate)

Further data on household renters!

Apartment Checklists

Whether you are moving out of your parents’ house or making the jump from dorm to  apartment, moving into your first apartment is a super exciting time in your life. Moving to an apartment also might be your first major step into adulthood. You’ll have new freedom as well as new responsibilities. (Continue reading from ApartmentList)