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Advantages of Buying a House Versus Renting an Apartment




Everyone of us has been dreaming of his own house. Sometimes our dreams come true, but some people believe that living in a rented apartment is better than owning a house. I think that the advantages of your personal house are much bigger than of a rented apartment and even financially it will be better if there were not so many extra fees and other payments that are coming to you with every passing year.

The unquestionable advantage is that you are not paying money to the unknown person and they will never be back (in the form of a flat or a house). Still many people do not agree with this statement and say that “throwing money away” is too rough and does not correspond to the whole situation and extra expenses do not bring much pleasure: People explain that paying rent is throwing money away. Of course, they don’t mean that literally. You’re getting something for that money (a place to live). But with a mortgage you’re building equity, right? Doesn’t that fundamentally make more sense than renting? No. “Building equity” just means turning some of your money into a house. That’s one of many ways you could invest your money.”

Unfortunately the majority of young people held this position finding out that renting is much easier than buying a house.

But when you are the owner you do not depend on any circumstances as you are depending living in apartment.

Being an owner you may choose what kind of house do you what, what color of walls, which furniture and so on, living on the rented apartment you have to choose from the variants you are suggested and sometimes circumstances turn in such a way that you need just to live somewhere and there is no question about choosing you get just what is suggested. Sometimes the owners of the flat put you behind the fact that you ought to leave the apartment earlier than the contract is finished, because of… it can be everything, the reasons are numerous, the fact is that in your own house you will never meet to such a problem as you are dependent only from your own circumstances but not from the other’s people.

Another advantage is connected with pets. If you have a cat or a dog it will be more difficult to find apartment where the owners would not be against your pet. In your personal house you can become also the owner of even crocodile or some other exotic pets.

Advantages of Buying versus Renting

Buying Renting
Tax write-off No tax write-off
You can upgrade your home as you see fit Need permission to make any changes
Build equity in your home as value appreciates Your money goes toward the landlords equity
Control of loan payment options Rent can increase periodically
Pride of homeownership You have no ownership

 

I think that it is one of the most reasonable things that you feel safe and protected in your house. My home is my castle.

Sources:

  1. http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/index.php?lesson=MM162
  2. http://realestate.yahoo.com/info/guides/buying-vs-renting


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