Consider These Factors Before Deciding Whether to Rent or Buy

The decision to rent or buy your home is not purely financial. 

A couple of home buyers talk with a real estate agent in the front room of a vacant house.
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As someone who invests in property and property technology (proptech), I often get asked about whether someone should rent or buy a house. Perhaps the most important thing I can say about this question is that you (and your family) alone will need to justify this decision to yourselves. This decision is not purely financial and is multifaceted. 

Many factors can impact your decision

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The information provided here is not investment, tax or financial advice. You should consult with a licensed professional for advice concerning your specific situation.

Zain Jaffer

Zain Jaffer is the CEO of Zain Ventures. He also runs the nonprofit Zain Jaffer Foundation