[:en]Does Homeownership Make Sense Financially?[:es]¿Tiene sentido financiero el ser propietario de casa? [:]

[:en]Everyone knows the social advantages of home ownership. However, some question the financial benefits of owning a home. Three recent studies shed some light on the issue.

RealtyTrac recently released a report comparing home price appreciation to wage growth over the last two years. The study revealed that home price appreciation has outpaced wage growth in 76% of U.S. housing markets during that time period. By how much? Here is a graph showing their findings:

Prices vs Wages | Simplifying The Market

And we all know the importance of home appreciation in determining the net wealth of most American families. Merrill Lynch just issued a report covering the issue. Their findings are shown here:

Home Equity | Simplifying The Market

It obviously makes financial sense to be a homeowner.

But, does it make sense to buy now?

The survey company Pulsenomics just issued their findings on the cost of owning versus the cost of renting. They compared historical averages to the cost you can expect to pay today.

Buy vs Rent | Simplifying The Market

The cost of buying is far below historical averages. Renting is another story.[:es]

Does Homeownership Make Financial Sense? | Keeping Current Matters

Todo el mundo sabe de las ventajas sociales de ser propietario de casa. Sin embargo, algunos cuestionan los beneficios financieros de poseer una casa. Tres estudios recientes arrojaron luz sobre ese tema.

RealtyTrac recientemente publicó un informe comparando la apreciación de los precios de las casas con el crecimiento de los salarios durante los últimos dos años. El estudio reveló que la apreciación de las casas superó el crecimiento de los salarios en 76 % de los mercados de la vivienda durante ese mismo periodo de tiempo. ¿Cuánto? Aquí hay una gráfica de muestra sus conclusiones:

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Y todos sabemos la importancia de la apreciación de la casa al determinar el patrimonio neto de la mayoría de las familias estadounidenses. Merrill Lynch acaba de emitir un informe sobre este tema. Sus hallazgos se muestran aquí:

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Obviamente tiene sentido financiero el ser propietario de casa.

Pero, ¿tiene sentido el comprar ahora?

La empresa de encuestas Pulsonomics acaba de publicar sus conclusiones sobre el costo de ser propietario versus el costo de alquilar. Ellos compararon los promedios históricos al costo que usted puede esperar a pagar hoy.

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El costo de comprar está muy por debajo de los promedios históricos. El alquilar es otra historia.

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[:en]Does Homeownership Make Sense Financially?[:es]¿Tiene sentido financiero el ser propietario de casa? [:]



[:en]Everyone knows the social advantages of home ownership. However, some question the financial benefits of owning a home. Three recent studies shed some light on the issue. RealtyTrac recently released a report comparing home price appreciation to wage growth over the last two years. The study revealed that home price appreciation has outpaced wage growth ...

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[:en]Does Homeownership Make Sense Financially?[:es]¿Tiene sentido financiero el ser propietario de casa? [:]



[:en]Everyone knows the social advantages of home ownership. However, some question the financial benefits of owning a home. Three recent studies shed some light on the issue.

RealtyTrac recently released a report comparing home price appreciation to wage growth over the last two years. The study revealed that home price appreciation has outpaced wage growth in 76% of U.S. housing markets during that time period. By how much? Here is a graph showing their findings:

Prices vs Wages | Simplifying The Market

And we all know the importance of home appreciation in determining the net wealth of most American families. Merrill Lynch just issued a report covering the issue. Their findings are shown here:

Home Equity | Simplifying The Market

It obviously makes financial sense to be a homeowner.

But, does it make sense to buy now?

The survey company Pulsenomics just issued their findings on the cost of owning versus the cost of renting. They compared historical averages to the cost you can expect to pay today.

Buy vs Rent | Simplifying The Market

The cost of buying is far below historical averages. Renting is another story.[:es]

Does Homeownership Make Financial Sense? | Keeping Current Matters

Todo el mundo sabe de las ventajas sociales de ser propietario de casa. Sin embargo, algunos cuestionan los beneficios financieros de poseer una casa. Tres estudios recientes arrojaron luz sobre ese tema.

RealtyTrac recientemente publicó un informe comparando la apreciación de los precios de las casas con el crecimiento de los salarios durante los últimos dos años. El estudio reveló que la apreciación de las casas superó el crecimiento de los salarios en 76 % de los mercados de la vivienda durante ese mismo periodo de tiempo. ¿Cuánto? Aquí hay una gráfica de muestra sus conclusiones:

modified2SP

Y todos sabemos la importancia de la apreciación de la casa al determinar el patrimonio neto de la mayoría de las familias estadounidenses. Merrill Lynch acaba de emitir un informe sobre este tema. Sus hallazgos se muestran aquí:

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Obviamente tiene sentido financiero el ser propietario de casa.

Pero, ¿tiene sentido el comprar ahora?

La empresa de encuestas Pulsonomics acaba de publicar sus conclusiones sobre el costo de ser propietario versus el costo de alquilar. Ellos compararon los promedios históricos al costo que usted puede esperar a pagar hoy.

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El costo de comprar está muy por debajo de los promedios históricos. El alquilar es otra historia.

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[:en]Does Homeownership Make Sense Financially?[:es]¿Tiene sentido financiero el ser propietario de casa? [:]



[:en]Everyone knows the social advantages of home ownership. However, some question the financial benefits of owning a home. Three recent studies shed some light on the issue. RealtyTrac recently released a report comparing home price appreciation to wage growth over the last two years. The study revealed that home price appreciation has outpaced wage growth ...

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