People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home. No one ever asks when a good time to rent is. However, we want to make certain that everyone understands that today is NOT a good time to rent.
TheCensus Bureaurecentlyreleasedtheir third quarter median rent numbers. Here is a graph showing rent increases from 1988 until today:
As you can see, rents have steadily increased and are showing no signs of slowing down. If you are faced with the decision of whether you should renew your lease or not, you might be pleasantly surprised at your ability to buy a home of your own instead.
One way to protect yourself from rising rents is to lock in your housing expense by buying a home. If you are ready and willing to buy, let’s get together to determine if you are able to, today!
Author:Ron Harmon Phone: 206-250-9100 Dated: December 6th 2016 Views: 45 About Ron: As a dedicated real estate broker I have helped over 500 families purchase or sell their home and I ...
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