Seattle Real Estate: We are NOT the Only Ones Saying You Should Buy!

Seattle Area Real Estate for SaleSandra and I have never hid our belief in homeownership. That does not mean we think EVERYONE should run out and buy a house. However, if a person or family is ready, willing and able to purchase a home, we believe that owning is much better than renting. And we believe that now is a great time to buy.

We are not the only ones that think owning has massive benefits or that now is a sensational time to plunge into owning your own home. Here are a few others:

Benefits of Owning

Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard University

“Homeowners pay debt service to pay down their own principal while households that rent pay down the principal of a landlord…Having to make a housing payment one way or the other, owning a home can overcome people’s tendency to defer savings.”

The Federal Reserve

“Renters have much lower median and mean net worth than homeowners in any survey year.”

Benefits of Buying Now

Trulia

“Buying costs less than renting in all 100 large U.S. metros… Now, at a 30-year fixed rate of 4.5%, buying is 38% cheaper than renting nationally.”

Freddie Mac

"One thing seems certain: we are not likely to see average 30-year fixed mortgage rates return to the historic lows experienced in 2012…Yes, rates are higher than they were a year ago – and certainly higher than two years ago. But if you look at the averages over the last four decades, today's rates remain historically low."

Contact Steve Hill and Sandra Brenner Today!

Let us guide you through all aspects of purchasing, from finding the best lender to closing the deal; we are with you every step of the way. You will never be pawned off to an assistant for the home search or inspection. You work with only us from search to close.

Start your home search here: BrennerHill.com

​​-Steve and Sandra
 
Steve Hill
Sandra Brenner

 

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 3:04 pm
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