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Sunday, February 6, 2011

Rent or Buy?

 Khan Academy ( Bill Gates said the Salman Khan was his "Favorite teacher") YouTube video that does the math on buying a house versus renting:

What I like about this video is it lays out the analysis in a straightforward way and gets us to question conventional thought. Most people believe that buying is always better than renting and don't bother to do the math.

1 comment:

  1. Those who rented throughout the re crash will feel very good now!

    It's a difficult argument considering so many factors are involved. But this video gives an interesting perspective.