Renting vs. Buying: Is it Better to Rent or to Own a Home?

The pros and cons of renting vs. buying a home should be considered before making a decision, and we've made a guide to help. The pros of renting a house include: predictable expenses, affordability, and more mobility. The pros of buying a house include: ownership and freedom, equity, and stability.

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Steve Crowell

Mortgage Loan Originator

Steve Crowell is a New Hampshire based mortgage loan originator with Luminate Home Loans, Inc. After graduating from the University of New Hampshire in 2003 with a BS in Business and Economics and a BA in History, he went on to get his broker license in 2005. In 2021, he was recognized as a Luminate Home Loans “Circle of Excellence” top agent. Steve works as a trusted resource for clients w...

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Leslie Kasperowicz

Farmers CSR for 4 Years

Leslie Kasperowicz holds a BA in Social Sciences from the University of Winnipeg. She spent several years as a Farmers Insurance CSR, gaining a solid understanding of insurance products including home, life, auto, and commercial and working directly with insurance customers to understand their needs. She has since used that knowledge in her more than ten years as a writer, largely in the insuranc...

Farmers CSR for 4 Years

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