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Denver still feeling priced out of ownership

Source: the Colorado Real Estate Journal The age old question, revisited: should I rent or should I buy? Here, the author presents statistics that illustrate Denver's current preference of renting over buying. In the last 10 years, home prices have exceeded rental increases by 24%, requiring far less cash to execute a lease than to transfer a d[...]

Getting down payment help now. Sharing home’s gain (or loss) later.

Source: Tara Siegel Bernard of the New York Times Throughout the US there are countless people who would love to buy a home, but continue to pay that rent check to their landlord every month instead. Why is this? For the average aspiring homeowner, the largest obstacle to overcome is the down payment. Several companies, including San Francisco-bas[...]