Rent vs Own

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To rent or to own, that is the question

Rounding it up

  • Real estate is almost always a solid, safe investment that gives you permanency, security, and leverage in equity.

  • Despite the investment benefits, buying property comes with a lot of responsibility, unexpected costs, and the potential to become “house poor.”

  • Renting is becoming more common not only because owning property is becoming more difficult, but also because renting offers people more flexibility and freedom than owning.

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Chrissy Kapralos
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Chrissy Kapralos

Chrissy is a freelance writer and editor who is passionate about making financial education accessible. She is also a communications advisor for the Ontario Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines. When she isn't writing, you can find her practicing yoga or watching horror movies.

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