Trulia report shows buying cheaper than renting in most major metro areas

In the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia, they explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States.. The updated numbers show that the range is an average of 3.5% less expensive in San Jose (CA), all the way up to 50.1% less expensive in Baton Rouge (LA), and 33.1% nationwide!

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Report: Cheaper to buy than rent in Bay Area. CNBC declared that "it’s cheaper to rent on a month-to-month basis," but. That’s the second worst savings ratio of all 100 metro areas.

Buying is more affordable than renting in 98 out of the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas – even in New York, Los Angeles and Boston, according. Buying cheaper than renting in nearly 100.

 · Real Estate Report.. buying beats renting in every Texas metro. Photo courtesy of Trulia.. San Antonio is just shy of the top 10 metros where buying is cheaper than renting, at a.

Santa Clarita Homes: Calculating Rent Vs Buy It’s still a better deal to buy a home than to rent, in most cities across the U.S. But changing economic conditions are making it a close call in some areas. Within the 100 metro areas reviewed by Trulia in spring 2017, buying a home was still cheaper than renting. But it’s a broad spectrum.

A new Trulia report compares the financial savings of renting with a roommate. While it's still a better deal to buy than rent solo across all major markets in. is definitely a game-changer in some of the priciest metropolitan areas. It's much more affordable to rent with a roommate than splurge on a starter.

Though it remains cheaper to buy than rent in all 100 of the biggest US metro areas, the gap has shrunk recently as price growth outpaces rent growth, according to a new report from Trulia’s.

Homeownership remains cheaper than renting in all 100 largest U.S. metro areas. In fact, buying is 35% cheaper than renting now, compared with 33% cheaper one year ago.

Despite the rising number of renters across the country, it is cheaper to buy a home rather than rent one in 72 percent of the 50 largest cities in the U.S., according to an index released by real.