英国阿伯丁华人社区
阿伯丁市政厅

Aberdeen Chinese 当前在线人数:   轉換為繁體中文

英国阿伯丁当地时间:

英国学子教育SUUK-大学免费申请第一站!
英国签证、移民服务
英国GCU大学提供的大学申请服务
切换为不分页显示
【首页】→ 【学习交流】→ 主题:【英文阅读】租房好还是买房好
字体:    回复
【英文阅读】租房好还是买房好
tinyhut(2016/1/8 14:04:36)  点击:23909  回复:0  
There is a lot of talk about which is better, renting or buying. Each has its disadvantages and advantages and neither solution is ideal for all situations. In general, renting is cheaper in the short-term, and buying is cheaper in the long-term. Though a buyer may pay twice as much for a home in the short-term, when the house is paid off, a buyer will pay nothing more aside from maintenance and taxes. The renter has to continue paying for the rest of their lives. Here are the reasons a person may buy, rent, or refrain from one or the other:

Benefits of Renting

Greater Flexibility

Renting allows greater flexibility than owning a home. If the right apartment is chosen, more money can be deposited in a savings account during the early years. Renting can help a person save to invest into a business or even to save for a down payment on a home. Renting also usually appeals to the transient community because the commitment is typically shorter than the commitment of buying a home.

Maintenance-Free

Maintenance is usually covered through the rental company. There is no need to invest into maintenance for the home because it is included. This saves the renter money and time. A person who is not ready for the responsibility of home ownership will appreciate a rental home.

No Agents’ Fees or Stamp Duty Fees

Agents’ fees and stamp duty fees can be considerable if the home has to be sold at any point of home ownership. These fees do not exist with renting. Renters typically pay no fees if the home is left in the same condition that it was found when first occupied.

Not Tied to a Particular Location

If a particular location is not preferred, the rental agreement is typically only a year. Rental contracts do not have to be renewed if the renter doesn’t like the location or if the renter doesn’t like the property itself. Renting is preferable to people who want to try out a community before buying in it.

Benefits of Buying

Own an Appreciable Asset

Appreciable assets can be used for leverage or inheritance later in the future. Ownership is preferable because it is easier to obtain loans and build credit when buying a home than it is by renting.

Discounted Variable Mortgage Rates

In the USA, Variable mortgage rates are now 1.25 percent lower than they were in 2011. The fixed mortgage rates have been discounted by as much as 2.1 percent.



Disadvantages of Renting

Rent is Becoming More Expensive Than Buying

In some regions, such as 388 suburbs, renting can cost more than buying. Rental rates for houses have risen by up to 4.2 percent over the past year. Rental rates for apartments are 2.9 percent higher for units in capital cities. The rental market has become quite competitive, and the costs are more expensive. When the rental costs exceed the mortgage costs, there are few advantages to renting.

No Appreciable Asset to Leverage

At the end of the rental agreement, the apartment will be returned to its rightful owner. Renting does not provide an appreciable asset that can be used to borrow against nor does it typically serve as a tax deduction. Furthermore, when the house is paid off in the future, buyers can rest knowing that they own an asset that can offer financial flexibility.

Disadvantages of Buying

Long-Term Commitment

Home buying requires a long-term commitment. Some loans require up to 30 years. A person entering into a long-term contract must ensure that they like the home and the area. Selling a home before the mortgage is paid can result in losses if the economy is not good. Buyers must ensure they are prepared to incur losses before entering into a long-term contract.

Maintenance

Whether the home is new or old, the buyer is responsible for maintenance. These costs can add up over the ownership of the home. Every home owner must have money in reserve to cover the costs related to maintenance on a home, which could vary from year to year. If repairs to the plumbing or roof are needed, the costs could be considerable.

Rent or Buy: The Choice is Up Each Individual

Whether people rent or buy, the choice is entirely up to them. A home should only be purchased if it is within the budget. Saving for a down payment on a mortgage can significantly impede a person’s lifestyle. Save for a home only when life can be sustained and enjoyed during savings.


 导航:[上一篇下一篇] - [返回]
[本主题共0回复 | 每页显示30回复]

按用户名:  按标题:   按内容:       包括所有回复
【首页】→ 【学习交流】→ 回复:【英文阅读】租房好还是买房好
帖子标题:
    未登录!    

帖子内容:
UBB功能:
匿名发表:×
会员专区:×
文件上传:
  

图示说明: 24小时新发主题  最近被编辑的主题  超过24小时普通主题

论坛版规 | 页面执行时间:19986.33毫秒 | 当前论坛在线人数:354 今日访问人数:9158 论坛访问人数合计:43245998

英国阿伯丁华人社区 (Aberdeen Chinese) 是在英国注册的非盈利性组织网站,注册号:SC375780

网站服务资质:英国大学和学院招生服务中心(UCAS)编号:68847     英国签证移民署(OISC)编号:F201300767

Aberdeen Chinese © 2006 - 2020. All rights reserved.     网站已经正常运行 5057 天 (已超过 14 年)    关于英国阿伯丁华人社区     意见反馈

   

本站部分信息由互联网收集而来,版权归原创者所有,如果侵犯了你的权益,请通知我们,我们会及时删除侵权内容。  免责申明