Rent vs. Buy Calculator


Rent or buy: Which is right for me?

Use this tool to help determine whether buying a home is a better option than renting, based on your personal circumstances. The tool evaluates many factors, including the amount of time you expect to stay in your new home, rent and home appreciation rates, and the rate you earn on savings, as well as taxes and maintenance costs.




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