Articles Tagged with ''rent vs buy''

Home prices are rising faster than wages in 80% of U.S. markets

New ATTOM report shows renting is cheaper option in the majority of metros
Climbing home prices and less than significant increases in wage growth have contributed to renting becoming a more affordable option for Americans, according to ATTOM Data Solutions' latest Rental Affordability Report. In fact, ATTOM points out that home prices are rising faster than wages in 80% of U.S. markets.
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Realtor.com: Home prices are rising 3 times faster than rents

This could mean further reinforcement for multifamily demand for the foreseeable future
According to Realtor.com, home prices are rising at three times the rate of rent growth. A new analysis by the real estate company’s research division shows that the monthly costs of buying a home have risen by 14% over the past year while rents have only increased by 4%. That's likely to keep people renting.
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KBRA: Rent-to-own properties problematic arena for investors

Let’s tap the brakes on the whole 'future of housing' thing
A recent report from Moody's highlighted the benefits for consumers and investors that stem from Home Partners of America’s rent-to-own program, but a new report from Kroll Bond Rating Agency throws a wet blanket onto anyone who posited that rent-to-own could be the “future of housing.”
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Is rent-to-own the future of housing?

Home Partners of America’s first securitization offers glimpse at new buying option
With rising rents making it more difficult for many to even save the 3% down payment they’d now need to buy a home, a new option is emerging as an avenue for consumers to live in the home they want and save money to buy it at the same time – rent-to-own.
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