Category Archives: Rent vs. Buy

More Young Families Opt to Rent instead of Buy

Homeownership for families with young kids drops 14% July 16, 2018, Jessica Guerin, HousingWire.com More young families chose to rent instead of buy in the 10-year span from 2006-2016, according to a study by RENTCafé. Likely influenced by rising home prices, tough … Continue reading

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When is a good Time to Rent? Not Now!!!!

KCM Crew, June 17th, 2018 People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home, but nobody ever asks whether or not it’s a good time to rent. Regardless, we want to make certain that everyone understands … Continue reading

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The Cost of Renting vs. Buying

KCM Crew, June 12th, 2018 Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (28.8%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a … Continue reading

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Buying a Home is Cheaper than Renting in the Majority of the US

KCM Crew, April 23rd, 2018 The results of the 2018 Rental Affordability Report from ATTOM show that buying a median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 54% of U.S. counties analyzed for the report. The updated numbers show that … Continue reading

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US Housing Market Still In “Buy Territory”!

KCM Crew, April 9th, 2018 According to the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, the U.S. housing market has continued to move deeper into buy territory, supporting the belief that housing markets across the country remain a sound … Continue reading

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Millennials Spend Nearly $100,000 on Rent by Age 30

DSNews.com, April 7th, 2018 Forty-five percent. That’s the percentage of an average millennial’s income that they’ll spend on rent between the ages of 22 and 30, according to a new study by RENTCafé. That definitely sounds like a lot—as does the … Continue reading

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The Cost of Renting vs. Buying Today

KCM Crew, April 2nd, 2018 Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (28.9%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a … Continue reading

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