The Inforium
The Inforium
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme
Buying vs. Renting a Home: What's the Smartest Choice? (Ep. 248)
52 minutes Posted Jan 28, 2019 at 4:00 am.
Where we're at in our house-buying journey
Researching and deciding if you should buy or rent a house
Figuring out how long you want to live somewhere
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Making sure you don't spend all your savings in a house
Establishing a good relationship with your landlord
Conclusion
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Apparently, most of us want to live somewhere at some point. But before we can worry about moving boxes and bubble wrap, we have to decide: buy or rent?
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Things mentioned in this episode:
How to Buy Your First House, Pt. 1: The Research Process (Ep. 205)
Listen Money Matters
NY Times Mortgage Calculator
NerdWallet
Tom’s budget modeler
Can We Do Anything About Burnout? (Ep. 247)
Thomas’ Productivity course on Skillshare
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