Renting vs. Buying a Home: Making the Right Decision for You

Renting vs. Buying a Home: Making the Right Decision for You

“MainStreet Chalk Talk”

The MainStreet Financial Planning Discussion Club

When: Tuesday 8-15-23 at 7:30pm Eastern; 4:30pm Pacific

~30-45 minutes

Recorded and able to retrieve for one week

How: Zoom Meeting, Free to current clients; $10 for guests

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Renting vs. Buying a Home: Making the Right Decision for You


Hosted by: Katherine Edwards, CFP®

Guest commentator: Tori Young, Realtor, Exit Realty

Today’s real estate market can be confusing and overwhelming. With mortgage rates above 7% and rents continuing to rise – it can be a difficult decision about what is best for you. Join us as we discuss the pros and cons of renting versus buying a home so that you can make an informed choice that aligns with your unique circumstances and goals.

Tori Young is a trusted and dedicated real estate professional at Exit Realty in Murfreesboro TN. With a passion for helping clients achieve their real estate dreams, Tori brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every transaction. Backed by a decade of experience in the industry, she has established a remarkable track record of success, guiding countless buyers and sellers through seamless transactions. Known for her unwavering commitment to client satisfaction, Tori strives to understand the unique needs of everyone, tailoring strategies that deliver exceptional results.

We will discuss questions such as


• What are the pros and cons of renting versus buying a home?
• How do upfront costs and monthly expenses compare between renting and buying?
• What are the long-term financial implications of renting versus buying?
• How should I consider my long-term plans and stability when making this decision?
• What are the flexibility and mobility benefits of renting compared to the potential equity-building advantages of homeownership?
• How do tax implications differ between renting and buying a home, and how do they impact my overall financial picture?
• How does the local real estate market influence the decision between renting and buying a home?

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Katherine Edwards
Katherine Edwards

Katherine is a Certified Financial Planner® and joined the Mainstreet team in 2022. She has a passion to help clients achieve financial peace of mind so they can not only achieve their goals but also enjoy life along the way. She has been in the industry since 2014 and received her CFP® designation through Kaplan’s program at Duke University in 2017. She enjoys helping clients create and implement a financial plan that is specific to their needs, values and goals. Katherine believes that having a comprehensive financial plan can change the trajectory of someone’s life and impact generations after them.

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