Category: Cost of Living

Do You Know the Cost of Renting vs. Buying? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a close decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median priced home today (30{12ca24a05342dbb53daaf6ac9e83dcd1d4a135542302ef678e31135aa120b5f7}) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median priced home (15{12ca24a05342dbb53daaf6ac9e83dcd1d4a135542302ef678e31135aa120b5f7}), the choice becomes obvious. Every market i

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Rents Skyrocket at Highest Rate in almost a Decade

Rents are still going higher. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) was released by the Labor Department last week. An analysis by Market Watch revealed the cost of rent was 3.8{12ca24a05342dbb53daaf6ac9e83dcd1d4a135542302ef678e31135aa120b5f7} higher than a year ago for the second straight month…

The Lazy Homeowner’s Guide to Living Well

Keeping your home looking and functioning great isn’t easy. We all have less and less time to do the things we want to do today. Sometimes the ‘have-tos’ can seem overwhelming. But high style and great function don’t have to be high maintenance. These products and features can help you to have a great home and minimize the time required to take care of it.

Source: The Lazy Homeowner’s Guide to Living Well