I've lived under the impression that it is never wise to buy a house (as your home) unless you are planning to live there "at least five years" (or something like that). But is this necessarily ...
In this U.S. city, I have the impression that the rents of apartments and houses always go up, say, about a 5% per year, while the prices of buying them fluctuates throughout the same years. If my ...
I work 9 - 5 and during the daytime on weekdays, my expensive condo is rather empty. What are some good ideas that I can rent the space out to some artist/yoga teacher during the day and make a ...
The title is a little misleading. Lease agreements tend to have multiple forms that need to be signed. In my case there was the actual lease agreement (with checkmarks next to many things that needed ...
What are the usual terms of a "rent with an option to buy" situation? Is the selling price negotiated ahead of time? What does the renter potentially sacrifice except losing the equity of the rent? ...
I am currently renting an apartment, and investing a portion of my income in stocks and bonds (90/10). Part of my stock allocation contains REIT's. I have been saving to purchase a home (I have ...
I started renting possibly about five years ago. I'm not sure if the rent price has gone up or down. I'm actually paying more then than I was now, but the place I am living in now is in the suburbs ...
I've been told the average rent for a house should be the house price, minus 3 zero's and that should be how much it should be a week, which I think works out to be about 5% of the house price per ...
Would like to make a comparison between the two markets, in particular during the global financial crisis.