This site uses cookies.

The types of cookies we use, and the way we use them, are explained in our Privacy Policy. By clicking "Accept" or continuing to use our site, you agree to our use of Cookies. More information

Michael Bosveld

 Direct: 519 701-1506
 Office: 519 438-5478
 Fax: 519 438-7355
 Email: mbosveld@nuvistarealty.ca

Anthony Roach

 Direct: 519 701-1260
 Office: 519 438-5482
 Fax: 519 438-7355
 Email: troach@nuvistarealty.ca

Renting vs Home Ownership

Renting vs. Home Ownership This is a decision which many people face, and the decision is not as easy to make as it may sound.

As a homeowner, you can reasonably expect the equity in your home to increase over time as your mortgage is paid down. That, combined with regular appreciation in property values, can be a rapid and rewarding way to increase your net worth. In contrast, the person renting over the same amount of time is left with no property investment but may have enjoyed lower living expenses and the opportunity to invest in other opportunities.

When comparing owning to renting, you have to add up all of the figures, including the cost of your home, the size of your down payment, utilities, immediate repairs, interest rates and insurance, and compare them with how much you are currently spending on rent.

Of course, you also have to place a value on the enjoyment and satisfaction that you will derive from owning your own home.

 

Buying


If the time for you has come to "Find Your Dream Home", we would love to help you.

Learn More

Selling


An accurate value estimate for your home is just one aspect of selling a property.

Learn More

Contact Us


Address:
805 Adelaide St N
London, ON N5Y 2L8

Follow Us


Keep up-to-date with the latest listings, tips for the real estate market, or to get in touch with us online.