Tag: renters

Whether you’re a dyed in the wool renter-for-life or simply renting until you can afford to buy, we have information on renting property that can have a big impact on your bottom line. As rental costs continue to increase across the country, it’s important to understand the market so you can make the right choices for your budget and your future.

Getting around barriers to homeownership

The Biggest Barriers to Homeownership

Oct 31, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Student debt and high rent prices may seem like insurmountable barriers to homeownership, but there are programs available to help you overcome them.

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Right for Renting?

Jul 07, 2016 | Meghan Alard

This map shows median rental costs in 50 U.S. cities. If rent is taking up more than one third of your budget, we have advice to achieve homeownership.

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Why Do We Rent?

Feb 26, 2016 | Michael Koretzky

Property renters reveal why they’re not working towards homeownership. Bad credit, not enough savings for a down payment, and lack of desire top the list.

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Plan Ahead for Higher Rent Payments

Mar 23, 2015 | Meghan Alard

Experts say rent payments are likely to increase for at least the next two years. Consumers who want to get ahead will need a three-prong attack plan.

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Are More Rental Increases Inevitable?

Feb 25, 2015 | Meghan Alard

Year-over-year rental increases in some areas hit the double digits in January. Can the average renter really afford that much of a financial burden?

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Burning Money on Rent Payments

Jan 06, 2015 | Meghan Alard

Monthly rent payments continue to increase throughout the country. Is it time to make a plan that gets you into a home you actually own yourself?

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Is it Time to Ditch Your Landlord to Save Big?

Dec 24, 2014 | April Lewis-Parks

With rent more than twice the cost of monthly mortgage payments in most places, is it time to buy a home? Learn if you’re ready to apply for a mortgage.

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Americans Double Up on Housing

Nov 17, 2014 | April Lewis-Parks

A new Zillow survey finds Americans are rooming together to save money and counteract stagnant income, which may be contributing to the slow market.

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Does Owning a Home Mean You're Financially Stable?

Oct 22, 2014 | Meghan Alard

A study reveals renters lack financial stability when compared to homeowners, but even more troubling is the lack of financial literacy overall.

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Rent vs. Buy? Which is the Better Decision for You?

Nov 16, 2012 | April Lewis-Parks

The decision to rent a home versus buying a property outright can be critical to your financial success. Learn how to determine if you're ready for a mortgage.

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