DC Ranch Homes For Sale | Is Renting Right for Me?
Did you know that in the DC Ranch community you'll find a variety of architectural home-styles from single family, attached, luxury rentals, custom homes and home sites.
DC Ranch has slowly transformed over the last few years. DC Ranch is connected by miles of winding paths and trails that take you anywhere on the ranch including the community center, private golf course and country club, retail site, schools and much more. All neighborhoods are connected by a system of paths and trails which allow you to go virtually anywhere in the community without crossing a major street.
If you are looking just for the right property in DC Ranch today, I would be happy to consult with you and bring you my experience and expertise in the DC Ranch Community to help you make the right the decision
Today I would like to speak to you about Is Renting Right for Me?
If you’re currently renting and have dreams of owning your own home, it may be a good time to think about your next move. With rent costs rising annually and many helpful down payment assistance programs available, homeownership may be closer than you realize.
According to the 2018 Bank of America Homebuyer Insights Report, 74% of renters plan on buying within the next 5 years, and 38% are planning to buy within the next 2 years.
When those same renters were asked why they disliked renting, 52% said rising rental costs were their top reason. The results of the survey can be seen here:
It’s no wonder rising rental costs came in as the top answer. The median asking rent price has risen steadily over the last 30 years, as you can see below.
There is a long-standing rule that a household should not spend more than 28% of its income on housing expenses. With nearly half of renters (48%) surveyed already spending more than that, and with their rents likely to rise again, it’s never a bad idea to reconsider your family’s plan and ask yourself if renting is your best angle going forward. When asked why they haven’t purchased a home yet, not having enough saved for a down payment (44%) came in as the top response. The report went on to reveal that nearly half of all respondents believe that “a 20% down payment is required to buy a home.”
The reality is, the need to produce a 20% down payment is one of the biggest misconceptions of homeownership, especially for first-time buyers. That means a large number of renters may be able to buy now, and they don’t even know it.
If you’re one of the many renters who are tired of rising rents but may be confused about what is required to buy in today’s market, let’s get together to determine your path to homeownership.
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Ryan Ney Real Estate
of My Home Group
DC Ranch Specialist
Ph: (480) 332–5659