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Is Now a Good Time to Buy a Home?
Dated: March 7 2017
Buying a home is a personal decision that buyers have to evaluate based on their own profile (financial, personal and family goals). Housing markets vary in different parts of the country, some parts are still recovering from the crisis and some have shown considerable strength like California. So, knowing where you want to buy is the first step. Next, they have to consider how long they want to live there. Today's low-interest-rate are also a great deciding factor in buying homes as well as being able to claim it on your yearly tax deduction is another good reason. Buyers also should consider the cost of rent (being very high now) vs the mortgage payment and which is more affordable and make more sense financially. But they also should consider the rate of rent increase vs having fixed monthly mortgage payment, in most cases.
"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." —Albert Einstein And, therein lies the secret: VALUE. I wan....