Welcome to the RWhalenHomes.com Blog

2012-04-03 09:48:57
Is it better to buy or rent in San Diego?

 

 

With interest rates near forty year lows, the decision to rent versus buy becomes a 
big question.
Buying a house for the first time can be a complicated financial decision. You have
to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of being a renter against those of being
a homeowner, and you have to consider your financial situation as well as economic
conditions, now and into the future.
According to Trulia’s Winter 2012 Rent vs. Buy Index, 98 out of the 100 largest
metropolitan areas including San Diego, it is now cheaper to buy than to rent.

Click here to compare the costs of renting to the costs of buying a home. Since there
are all kinds of forces at work behind the scenes (interest, property taxes, tax savings,
appreciation, opportunity costs, closing costs, selling costs, etc.), comparing the cost
of renting to the cost of buying is a lot more complicated than just comparing the monthly
mortgage payment to the monthly rent payment. This calculator attempts to forecast the
net effects of all the hidden forces so you can make an informed decision.



  For Maps, Street View, Tour, Dozens of Home Facts on thousands of CA homes please visit  
 
Blog Archive
2014-09-10 12:29:53
New On Market, Great Escondido custom built home

2014-08-22 11:53:13
San Diego Condo of the day

2014-08-22 11:09:05
San Diego Weekend Mortgage Rates

2014-08-13 11:21:34
Do You Need A Home Inspection?

2014-08-11 13:51:28
San Diego Condo of the day.

2014-08-08 09:55:23
San Diego Weekend Mortgage Rates

2014-08-07 12:44:37
New On The Market, The Grande Downtown San Diego

2014-08-01 16:26:59
Grand Opening Tuna Harbor Dockside Market

2014-08-01 09:53:50
San Diego San Diego Weekend Mortgage Rates

2014-07-31 15:41:11
Survey: Would you buy a home near a Cell Tower?

2014-07-29 10:20:17
Are you part of Gen Y and born between 1980 & 1995

2014-07-28 13:06:38
What kind of home are you? Great quiz to find out.

2014-04-27 14:41:48
Watch July 4th Fireworks from your new rental.

2014-04-24 09:31:19
San Diego Mortgage Rates

2014-02-17 10:50:14
Million $$ Homes to Buy if You Win the Powerball

2014-02-06 14:52:32
Open House This Saturday 11:00 to 2:00 La Vita

2014-02-06 11:23:40
San Diego Weekend Mortgage Rates-

2014-01-17 09:58:55
San Diego Weekend Mortgage Rates-

2014-01-15 12:42:10
Hanson's Market Coming to Downtown Little Italy

2013-12-27 17:09:15
Open House, Horizons Downtown San Diego

2013-09-06 08:36:21
San Diego Mortgage Rates-

2013-08-11 10:22:55
San Diego's Most expensive Homes

2013-08-04 11:26:01
Open House Downtown Marina District-

2013-07-25 11:28:59
San Diego Mortgage Rate watch

2013-06-13 08:19:50
What to do in San Diego for Father’s Day

Click here to see ALL articles.


Comment on this Article

Your Name:
Your Email:
Comments:
Verify:  Please enter the numbers shown to help eliminate spam.