Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision.
Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (28.9%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (15.7%), the choice becomes obvious.
Every market is different. Before you renew your Hood River/The Dalles lease, find out if you can put your housing costs to work by buying this year! Pay your own mortgage, not your landlord's mortgage.
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