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Castles and homes: when does it make sense to rent?

Castles and homes: when does it make sense to rent?

Sometime ago the Office for National Statistics published its report Wealth in Great Britain: main results from the wealth and assets survey 2006/2008. According to it on average half of our wealth is tied in non-income generating real estate; or put in another way in...
Our houses: homes and investments

Our houses: homes and investments

Some time ago now I argued that renting instead of owning a house makes sense under certain conditions. Hypothetical arguments aside, most people from my generation (tail of the boomers and the beginning of X) still own their houses. And when you own a house two...