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Why You Should Rent Rather Than Buy

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The pressure to buy a home rather than rent can be overwhelming. Yet few realize that renting can be not only a more economical option but also a logical choice. Research has found that people who rent can save about $560 every month over buying a house. The same study noted that a house is a depreciating asset and offered the example of investing in a $100 house in 1985. The study found that it would be worth $293 today, whereas the same $100 invested in stocks would be worth almost four times as much at $1,146.

From renting beautiful apartment buildings to a single-family house, renting really can save you money. One study estimated that almost 20% of house buyers could have saved money by renting instead. Another Harvard University study noted that “renting made better financial sense than owning” (more…)

05 Jan 2016

Three Ways to Decorate Your Loft

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I’ve lived in the city of brotherly love for my entire life, but after a few months of living on my own, I considered moving away. It wasn’t that I didn’t like the city, my school, or my job. All of the available Philadelphia lofts for rent didn’t feel right with me and so I had to settle for something that I wasn’t sure could ever feel like home.

The problem, according to my friends and family, was with the way I was living. I needed to make my Philly apartments more homelike. They said that the key to go from just living in a loft to living in a home was to decorate. Though I was dubious, it actually worked.

If you’re living in a loft and having the same kind of problem th (more…)

14 Mar 2014