11 Cities Where Rent = Mortgage Costs

December 9, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate, Rent to Own

A recent study from Go Banking Rates, detailed the median cost of home ownership vs renting in 50 of the biggest cities in the United … Read More

What’s the Difference Between an Apartment and a Condo?

December 3, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate

There’s not much of a difference between condos and apartments. In fact, for renters, the words are interchangeable. However, when you’re considering purchasing a place, … Read More

18 Cities Where it’s Cheaper to Buy Than Rent

November 27, 2018 by Natalie Calvo | Real Estate, Rent to Own

A very common barrier that people build up when they don’t want to purchase a home is that the cost of ownership is higher than … Read More

Where Should You Rent to Own?

November 21, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate

One of the major factors to consider when purchasing a home is your location. In fact, testing out a location is a big reason why … Read More

Through Rent to Own, Gen Z Can Be Young Homeowners

November 13, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate

Many people view homeownership as something you do at an older age once you’re settling down with a family. However, a recent study shows that … Read More

Homeownership Helps You Save For Retirement

November 2, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate

There’s a big debate on whether homeownership is cheaper than renting. Many people cannot afford to purchase a property until they’ve established a career and … Read More

Which is Cheaper: Renting or Buying?

October 26, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Financing, Real Estate

According to Bank of America’s Homebuyer Insights Report, renters have a split opinion when it comes to whether it is more cost effective to rent … Read More

Top 5 Cities to Get a Job and Lease-Option

October 20, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Financing, Real Estate, Rent to Own

Glassdoor recently released a study about the top cities to find jobs. In these areas, median salaries are strong compared to the median cost of … Read More

Save Money by Shifting Your Mortgage Payment Strategy

October 13, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Financing, Real Estate

When you have a shorter mortgage you pay the bank less money overall. That’s because the less time you owe the bank money, the less … Read More

Homes in These Cities are Valued in the Millions

October 5, 2018 by Marty Orefice |

To afford a $1 million home with a conventional mortgage (i.e. 20 percent down payment) someone would need to earn $191,640 each year. With an … Read More

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