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Renting vs. Owning



Renting Advantages:
  • Your costs are fixed for entirety of lease.
  • Less liability. If someone sprains an ankle on the grounds, you're not responsible.
  • No chance of losing equity or cash on investment.
  • More mobile, not tied to mortgage.
  • Low maintenance. When the toilet leaks, someone else is supposed to fix it.
  • No large down payments and closing costs (title insurance, mortgage fees, homeowner's insurance, county taxes).
Renting Disadvantages:
  • You aren't gaining any equity.
  • You are less able to customize your living space (or knock down a wall and see what your landlord thinks).
  • No tax breaks. (Essentially, you're paying your landlord's mortgage for him).
Buying Advantages:
  • As you pay your monthly mortgage and the value of your property increases, so does your equity.
  • For many, owning a home is a large part of their retirement.
  • Ability to remodel and decorate.
  • Tax advantages such as writing off real estate taxes and interest paid on mortgage.
  • You have your own space without strangers living just a wall away.
  • Patios, porches, backyards and shade trees (finally, experience MyMoment).
Buying Disadvantages:
  • Your costs vary greatly.
  • Up front costs are much more substantial than renting.
  • Ability to remodel and redecorate (it’s easy to get over your head).
  • You own the maintenance.

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