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Buying vs Renting

Is it better to buy or rent? Whether renting is better than buying depends on many factors. NAR provides statistics and studies on home owners and renters as well as information on financing options.

December 5, 2013
New homes can command a premium with renters, and investors are taking notice. The percentage of homes built specifically as rentals is at a record high.
November 5, 2013
Home owners dismiss neighbors who are renters more than any other group living in their neighborhood, a new survey finds.
October 31, 2013
The largest investor of single-family rental properties is charting a new path in profiting off of their investments.
October 22, 2013
In 32 of the country's top metropolitan regions, at least 20 percent of all occupied single-family homes were rentals in 2012, a big rise from 2006.
October 4, 2013
However, average rent prices aren't growing as much as expected, according to a new report.
August 5, 2013
Morgan Stanley analysts say the buy-to-rent market will grow from $17 billion today to more than $100 billion in the next several years.
July 29, 2013
The majority of renters say home ownership is one of their highest priorities for their future, and they want to buy soon, according to a new survey.
July 25, 2013
Americans overwhelmingly believe owning a home is a good financial decision and a majority of renters say homeownership is one of their highest priorities for the future.
May 1, 2013
Housing analysts blame the drop on tight credit conditions, constrained inventories of for-sale homes, and the rising number of single-family rental homes.
April 30, 2013
Renters Want More Buildings to Welcome Pets