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20 Reasons to Rent Rather than Own

video:  Tips on Renting an Apartment

  1. You don’t usually maintain the property.
  2. You don’t face foreclosure during a recession or if you lose your job.
  3. You can always move away from the neighbours if they’re jerks.
  4. You usually don’t pay for extras like utilities.
  5. You have 24 hour security watching out for you.
  6. If you don’t like pets (especially dogs) most apartments don’t allow them anyway.
  7. If you like cats and gerbils most apartments allow them.
  8. Rentals can be more reasonable financially than home ownership.
  9. You don’t invest in repairs or home improvement in a rental.
  10. Landlord/Tenant Guide outlines all your rights and responsibilities without guesswork. video:  How to Find an Apartment
  11. You’ll never be house poor.
  12. You can afford to rent on a single income.
  13. If you have the travel bug you can easily just pick up and go rent elsewhere.
  14. You can avoid a lease, and therefore long term committment.
  15. You can have a lease and therefore long term security.
  16. If you move in with someone and it doesn’t work out, you don’t have to sell or buy each other out.
  17. Your odds of meeting fun, interesting neighbours are much higher.
  18. You neighbours are always moving in and moving out.
  19. You don’t have to worry about keeping up with the Joneses.
  20. If you have bad credit but want to own a house, you can rent-to-own. video: Rent To Own Home Programs – 7 Good Reasons Why You Should Rent To Own Your Next Home

April 15, 2011 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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