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Most Say Renting is Better than Owning: Survey

Despite low mortgage rates and reduced home prices, an increasing percentage of consumers say they believe renting is a better choice than owning a home in the current real–estate market, according to a survey from the National Apartment Association, released this week.

The survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults found that 76% of consumers deem renting to be more favorable than owning a home these days, a 5% increase from 2008.

“While some may want to declare the housing crisis over, consumer patterns of behavior are showing otherwise,” said Douglas Culkin, president of the National Apartment Association, in a news release. “The findings in this survey mirror what our members are seeing throughout the country, especially in areas of the country that are experiencing the first signs of economic recovery.”... Read More

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“I sold my home without having to pay huge commissions. I had tried for weeks by advertising in the Flyer, the Herald and by simply placing a sign outside the property. The only one that gave me any response was placing the sign outside the property but all I got was calls from people who were not preapproved and no serious buyers or offers.”
Maggie Maceiras, Miami, FL
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