The Apartment Rent vs Home Buy Decision

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Lately and frequently, the topic of homeownership has been popping up in my life.

I don’t know if this is a result of my age or current economic trends, but I figured I might as well organize my thoughts on the subject.

Generally, the renting vs buying debate goes something like this: renting is essentially […]

 Economics #7: Rent vs Buy — Wiser Daily


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2 Responses

  1. The Decision,

    I suspect the decision is leaning a bit more toward renting, at the current time and near future, than ownership.



  2. Atlanta home prices up 7.5 percent for the year

    All markets are local.

    For example, in the past year, the median price of a single-family home has moved up at a 7.5 percent pace, according to the number-crunchers at Zillow, a Seattle-based real estate data firm.

    The median value of a home sold here was $174,200. That compares to a median of $162,000 a year ago and $147,900 at the start of 2015. Five years ago, around the time the Atlanta market was bottoming out, the median was just $120,100 – and it’s risen a hefty 45 percent since then (Atlanta Journal-Constitution).

    Dr. David Marcinko MBA


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