The U.S. Homeownership Rate Is Growing

The U.S. Homeownership Rate Is Growing | Simplifying The MarketThe desire to own a home is still strong today. In fact, according to the Census, the U.S. homeownership rate is on the rise. To illustrate the increase, the graph below shows the homeownership rate over the last year: That data shows more than half of the U.S. population live in a home they own, […]

Buying a Home May Make More Financial Sense Than Renting One

Buying a Home May Make More Financial Sense Than Renting One | Simplifying The MarketIf rising home prices leave you wondering if it makes more sense to rent or buy a home in today’s housing market, consider this. It’s not just home prices that have risen in recent years – rental prices have skyrocketed as well. As a recent article from realtor.com says: “The median rent across the 50 largest […]

A Tough Choice: Renting or Selling Your Newly Remodeled House

Renting or Selling, Which is Better

  • A Tough Choice

    The decision to sell or rent your newly remodeled Fort Lauderdale fixer-upper is a tough choice indeed, but you can make the right one by carefully considering all your options. If you decide to list the house, connect with Eileen to get started.

A Tough Choice: Renting or Selling Your Newly Remodeled House 

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You’ve just spent hours, days, weeks, and maybe even months remodeling a fixer-upper in Fort Lauderdale, FL, and you’re pleased with the results. But now you face a tough choice: Should you sell this house or should you rent it out? Here, there are several factors to consider.

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Should I Rent or Should I Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Should I Rent or Should I Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Some Highlights

  • It’s worth considering the many benefits of homeownership before you make the decision to rent or buy a home.
  • When you buy, you can stabilize your housing costs, own a tangible asset, and grow your net worth as you gain equity. When you rent, you face rising housing costs, won’t see a return on your investment, and limit your ability to save.
  • If you want to learn more about the benefits of homeownership, let’s connect today.

How Homeownership Impacts You

How Homeownership Impacts You | Simplifying The MarketJune is National Homeownership Month, and it’s the perfect time to reflect on how impactful owning a home can truly be. When you purchase a house, it becomes more than just a space you occupy. It’s your stake in the community, an investment, and a place you can put your stamp on. If you’re thinking […]

How Homeownership Can Bring You Joy

How Homeownership Can Bring You Joy | Simplifying The MarketIf you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, you’re probably weighing a few different factors. The financial benefits of homeownership might be one of the reasons you want to make a purchase if you’re a renter, but the decision can also be motivated by having a place that’s uniquely your own. […]

A Key To Building Wealth Is Homeownership

A Key To Building Wealth Is Homeownership | Simplifying The MarketThe link between financial security and homeownership is especially important today as inflation rises.  But many people may not realize just how much owning a home contributes to your overall net worth. As Leslie Rouda Smith, President of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), says: “Homeownership is rewarding in so many ways and can serve […]

The Many Benefits of Homeownership

The Many Benefits of Homeownership | Simplifying The MarketThe past two years have taught us the true value of homeownership, especially the stability and the feeling of accomplishment it can provide. But homeownership has so much more to offer. Here’s a look at a few of the non-financial and financial benefits of owning a home. If you’re looking to buy a home today, […]

Are You Wondering if This Is the Year To Buy a Home?

Are You Wondering if This Is the Year To Buy a Home? | Simplifying The MarketEvery year, many renters ask themselves the same question: Should I continue renting, or is it time to buy a home? If you’re a renter, chances are you’ve asked yourself that question at least once, and it’s likely because you’ve faced an increase in your monthly housing costs over time. After all, according to Census […]

The Difference Between Renting and Owning [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Difference Between Renting and Owning [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Some Highlights

  • If you’re deciding whether to rent or buy, consider the many financial benefits that come with owning a home.
  • As a renter, you build your landlord’s wealth and face rising costs. As a homeowner, you build your own net worth and can lock in your monthly payments for the length of your loan.
  • If you’re weighing your options, remember that owning a home is a decision that has considerable financial perks. If you want to learn more, let’s connect to talk about the perks of homeownership.