Is it better to rent or buy: a calculator

The New York Times has just published a rent-or-buy calculator that takes many financial factors into account.

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2024/upshot/buy-rent-calculator.html?

Wendy

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Unfortunately (for me), the article is behind a paywall. :slightly_frowning_face:

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Gifted link:

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Thank you!

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Use a pic, counts as 20.

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I used the valuation and rent estimate from Zillow for my house. The calculator says I’m better off owning than renting. I’d be a buyer anyway, but interesting.