Renting vs Buying a House – Is renting wasting money? Is home ownership even worth it?

Renting vs Buying a House – Is renting wasting money? Is home ownership even worth it?

We are talking all about the pros and cons of renting vs buying a house in this video. Between the two of us we have owned five homes and been renters on 10 different properties. Here are some of the things that we think about each time we’ve made the rent vs own decision.

Deciding whether to buy your first home (or to buy a house after selling a previous one) isn’t just a financial decision. But like most things personal finance, our personal life goals and preferences also play a role.

In this video we are going to be answering the questions that often come up as people try to decide if they want to be a homeowner or not like: Is renting worth the money? And, is home ownership worth it? We lay out the pros and cons of each but how those end up being weighted will vary from person to person.

Stay tuned for future videos where we talk about other home ownership topics like figuring out how much house you can afford, how to buy a house, and how to save money for the down payment.

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