Renting Can Mean Freedom
By MichelleCherie Carr Crowe .Just Call. 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
Renting Can Mean Freedom by Michelle Carr-Crowe and the Get REsults Team, Top 5% Silicon Valley real estate agent & San Jose home selling specialist As a real estate consultant, my job is to help people clarify their values, explore their options and make educated choices in line with those values. Sometimes the right choice is to rent instead of own. I'm probably one of the only real estate agents who will actively explore this option with a potential buyer. I consider it part of my service. How can a buyer truly know if ownership is better for them than tenancy if they don't look at both options? For example, a Cupertino, Calif. home with a new monthly $3,000 mortgage is primarily comprised of interest, which is still tax-deductible. Assuming about 90% of it is interest in the first y...