Category Archives: Buying A Home

Buying Vs. Renting: where in the US is it cheaper to buy rather than rent?

Buying a home is cheaper than renting in all of the 100 largest metro areas across the US, but buying ranges from 19% to 70% cheaper than renting. The financial benefit of buying instead of renting is narrowest in San … Continue reading

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Pending Home Sales a Sign of a Better Market?

I’ve read many articles recently about the rise of pending home-sales — March 2012 hit the highest level since April 2010.  This is good for Sellers who relish the return of multiple offers and even bidding wars for the most desirable listings.  But is this really … Continue reading

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What Buyers Want

What Buyers Want in Homes Today excerpts by the MetroTex Association of REALTORS.  Buyers have a long list of what they want when shopping for a home, but one of their biggest desires — a good deal.  “And no matter where … Continue reading

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