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Renting Vs. Buying

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Renting Vs. Buying, from most recent to least.

Report: It’s Cheaper to Rent than to Buy in DC

Report: It’s Cheaper to Rent than to Buy in DC

Nena Perry-Brown | December 14th 2020

Plummeting rental prices in the DC area mean that it's now a better deal to rent than to buy. ... read »

30 Percent of DC Area Renters Can Afford to Buy in the Region

30 Percent of DC Area Renters Can Afford to Buy in the Region

Nena Perry-Brown | March 7th 2019

A recent analysis by the Urban Institute examines how affordable it is for renters in the DC area to buy a house. ... read »

2.96 Years: The Breakeven Horizon For DC-Area Homeowners Gets Shorter

2.96 Years: The Breakeven Horizon For DC-Area Homeowners Gets Shorter

Nena Perry-Brown | May 21st 2018

A new Zillow analysis shows that would-be DC-area homebuyers will break even in less than three years. ... read »

DC-Area Renters Pay $8,313 More Annually in Rent Now Than 20 Years Ago

DC-Area Renters Pay $8,313 More Annually in Rent Now Than 20 Years Ago

Nena Perry-Brown | December 1st 2017

A new study by Zillow shows that DC-area renters pay 8.5 percent more of their income on housing now than they did in 1985-2000. ... read »

Buying Now Twice as Affordable as Renting, Zillow Says

Buying Now Twice as Affordable as Renting, Zillow Says

Lark Turner | December 9th 2014

Rent affordability has become historically unaffordable in the 35 biggest metros. ... read »

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