Rent vs. Buy Calculator

Buying a home is the largest financial decision that you will likely ever make. Compare renting vs. buying a home for good decision making. 

What It Does:

  • Estimates the money that you will “throw away” as a home owner, for comparison to rent costs. 
  • Helps you make a long-term decision that is  likely to maximize long-term net worth. 
  • Account for unique factors such as local property tax rates and mortgage rates. 

What You Need to Do:

  • Make it your own: Save to your Google Drive or download an excel copy. 
  • Read this article to understand the various forms of unrecoverable costs. 

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