Rent vs. Own

Renting:

The price of renting just keeps rising… in fact owning a home is 35% cheaper than renting! If you are renting, why keep throwing your money away? Especially when you could be spending less and investing in your own piece of real estate!
 

Why Home Ownership:

A homeowner's net worth is 30 times higher than a renters. Why? Because real estate is a good investment! Over the last 12 months real estate return on investments have been 12.4%.
 

Why Home Ownership Now:

Interest rates are at a great low rate, and most experts say this will rise to between 5.1-5.5% by the end of next year. Now is a great time to buy!

Posted on November 7, 2013 at 9:13 pm
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Is Real Estate a Good Investment?

Many people are sceptical of the housing market. They have been the bubble of 2000's and then also the burst of 2007. A home is the biggest purchase one usually makes in their lifetime, so it is no surprise that people go into home buying a little scared. But is it risky to buy a home? Is real estate a good investment? You may be surprised, but real estate is one of the best invesments you can make! And I'm not talking about the short term flip that was going on like crazy during the bubble. I am speaking of the long term investment. If you look at the numbers, there really isn't anything better to invest your hard earned dollars into.

 

As you can see from this above graph many people love the stock market, but is really where you want to be putting YOUR money? And what to the experts say?

Posted on September 19, 2013 at 10:14 pm
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