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A High-End Rent Versus Buy (At a Sub-2018 Price)

A High-End Rent Versus Buy (At a Sub-2018 Price)

While not recorded on the MLS, the three-bedroom unit #60A at 181 Fremont Street appears to have been purchased for $5,772,672 in May of 2018 based on a review of its deed. In addition to three bedrooms, each of which is outfitted with an en-suite bath, the 1,992-square-foot unit... Read More »

Rent Versus Buy For A $7M Pacific Heights House

Rent Versus Buy For A $7M Pacific Heights House

On the market as a rental for $23,000 a month in July, the asking rent for the five-bedroom Pacific Heights home at 2470 Broadway has been reduced to $18,000.  Of if you’d prefer, the property has just been listed for sale at $6.995 million as well. Originally designed by... Read More »

Top 5 Reasons For Renting, And Factors For Buying A Home

Renting houses is becoming much more popular. This may be because the process is reasonably easier than purchasing a house, and having to access a loan and then pay off a mortgage. Some house owners, however, don’t want to deal with the potential hassles of becoming a landlord. That’s... Read More »

The Rent Versus Buy Debate And Calculator Return

The Rent Versus Buy Debate And Calculator Return

With housing values having rebounded over the past three years and discussions of irrational exuberance returning as well, The New York Times has updated their Rent versus Buy Calculator. From the accompanying article entitled, “Rent or Buy? The Math Is Changing“: Since the start of 2011, prices have risen... Read More »

To Rent Or To Buy, That Is The Question (That Only You Can Answer)

To Rent Or To Buy, That Is The Question (That Only You Can Answer)

Here’s the reality. As with any analysis, it’s all about the assumptions. Over the next five years, which is about the average amount of time recent buyers have remained in their homes, prices in the Los Angeles area would have to rise more than 5 percent a year for... Read More »