Why Renting is Better than Buying What ensues is a rough draft of a final paper that explores the relative merits of renting as opposed to buying a home. The thesis remains the same: renting is better than buying because it provides renters with more flexibility; because it does not present the same costs as owning a home (maintenance costs and property taxes); and because it offers the sort of flexibility that many people may need in an uncertain economy. It should be added that this paper is not a process analysis essay because the writer is not endeavouring to explain how something works or how you can secure the best deal – but why one particular type of activity is preferable to another particular type of activity. However, there are...The end:
.....ny Americans learned painfully when the housing market burst, owning a home can quickly mean that you are trapped in a nightmare from which there is no easy escape. Thus, home-owning should be viewed with scepticism by anyone whose future is unclear. Works Cited Arkins , Audrey. “When Renting Is Better Than Home Buying.” Salary.com. 2010. 11 Aug. 2010 <http://www.salary.com/Articles/ArticleDetail.asp?part=par241>. Pulliam-Weston, Lisa. “Why It’s Smarter to Buy Than Rent.” MSN: money. 2010. 11 Aug. 2010 <http://moneycentral.msn.com/content/banking/homebuyingguide/p72655.asp>. Wang, Jim. “Rent Forever, Don’t Buy.” Bargaineering.com. 2010. 11 Aug. 2010 <http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/rent-forever-dont-buy-a-home.html>.