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2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers




2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers | Keeping Current Matters

In Realtor.com’s recent article, “Home Buyers’ Top Mortgage Fears: Which One Scares You?” they mention that “46% of potential home buyers fear they won’t qualify for a mortgage to the point that they don’t even try.”

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The Cost of Renting vs. Buying in the US [INFOGRAPHIC]




The Cost of Renting vs. Buying in the US [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

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Buying Is Now 33.1% Cheaper Than Renting in the US




Buying Is Now 33.1% Cheaper Than Renting in the US | Keeping Current Matters

The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States.

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Top Home Renovations for Maximum ROI [INFOGRAPHIC]




Top Home Renovations for Maximum ROI [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

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The TRUTH Behind the RENT vs. BUY Debate




The TRUTH Behind the RENT vs. BUY Debate | Keeping Current Matters

In a blog post published last Friday, CNBC’s Diana Olnick reported on the latest results of the FAU Buy vs. Rent Index. The index examines that entire US housing market and then isolates 23 major markets for comparison. The researchers at FAU use a “‘horse race’ comparison between an individual that is buying a home and an individual that rents a similar-quality home and reinvests all monies otherwise invested in homeownership.”

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