Building Your Wealth: Is it Better to Rent or Buy a Home?
When building your wealth, is it better to rent or buy a home? Contrary to popular perception, renting doesn’t necessarily mean that you are throwing money away every month and buying doesn’t necessarily mean that you are building more wealth in the long-run. It all depends on what you do with your money—subject to current interest rates, the state of the housing market, and the state of the economy. Here are some monetary considerations connected with the “rent vs. buy” decision.