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4 Tips for Keeping Your Rental Property Secure

Burglaries are a concern for all home owners, but for landlords, they are an even bigger risk. Households living in rental properties experience burglaries at a higher rate than other households, Department of Justice statistics show. “Click here to read full article.”

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Buying Is Better Than Renting in Most Markets…but for How Long?

Buying a home is more affordable than renting one in 66 percent of housing markets in the U.S., with Cook County, Ill., Maricopa County, Ariz. and Miami-Dade County, Fla. among those with the highest buy affordability, according to ATTOM Data … Continue reading

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Should We Buy a Home Now or Keep Renting?

Q: My wife and I are enjoying city life and the flexibility of being renters. But everyone says we’re crazy for not buying a home. Is renting really such a bad financial move? Click here to read article.

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Renting in America Has Never Been This Expensive

Los Angeles residents are now spending half their income on rent. Click here to read article.

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Living Single: Buying a House without a Spouse

Home purchases among single people are a growing trend, as buyers take advantage of low rates and available funds to transition from renting to homeownership. Click here to read article.

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Millennials Looking Toward Homeownership

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Is It Time to Rent Your Home?

As a homeowner, you may be considering moving up to a larger home or a home in a different area. If you’ve built enough equity, it’s a good time to sell because you can cover closing costs when you sell … Continue reading

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Renting Less Affordable than Buying-Except for where Millennials Are Moving

Last week, housing-data giant RealtyTrac released an analysis of fair market rents and median home prices in more than 500 U.S. counties, which shows that buying is still more affordable than renting in the majority of U.S. housing markets. While … Continue reading

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Mom-and-Dad Banks Step Up Aid to First-Time Home Buyers

The Bank of Mom and Dad is playing a growing role as lender of last resort for a housing recovery struggling to provide more traction for the U.S. economy. Click here to read article.

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Owning a Home No Longer the American Dream

The great American Dream is dying. Even though many Americans still desire to own a home, they are losing faith in homeownership as a key to prosperity. Click here to read article.

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