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Infographic: Buy, Lease or Rent: A Housing Checklist

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While the competitive housing market may have you feeling like homeownership is out of the question, that doesn’t mean renting or leasing can’t provide you with the home of your dreams.


Learn how to examine your income, the real estate market, and your own financial situation to determine if buying, leasing or renting your next home is best for you.


Infographic - Buy, Lease or Rent: A Housing Checklist | | Credit Scores & Saving Money


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Looking to crunch the numbers? We also have free financial calculators that help you estimate how much home you can afford and what the approximate closing costs of your new home might be! Happy house hunting!



This article is provided for general guidance and information. It is not intended as, nor should it be construed to be, legal, financial or other professional advice. Please consult with your attorney or financial advisor to discuss any legal or financial issues involved with credit decisions.

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