Posts tagged "Rent vs own"

Is buying 50 percent cheaper than renting?

That’s the thesis advanced in this post at Trulia’s blog, with obvious differences among housing markets. In the Chicago metro area, for example, Trulia estimates the monthly average cost of ownership at $821 and the monthly cost of renting at $1,628 – a 50% difference. Trulia’s approach is based on what appears to be, on... Read more »

MLS offers broad selection of rentals in Naperville

If you’re looking to rent a home, townhome or condo in Naperville, you’ll find a wide selection available through a search of rental listings in the local MLS. There are currently 82 Naperville listings returned by a search at a major broker’s website. They range from a 1-bedroom condo priced at $825 a month to... Read more »