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4 Reasons Why Renting is Not 'Throwing Away Money'

Time and time again I hear people mention to me that they hate renting and want to buy a house because they are simply tired of throwing away their money.

I understand the sentiment, as no one likes the thought of such a large portion of their money going out the door to someone else (housing costs are roughly 33% of household expenditures per the Bureau of Labor Statistics).  However, we must keep in mind that owning a primary residence also comes with its fair share of costs, and the adage of renting is throwing money away is not nearly as cut and dry of an analysis and it might sound or feel.

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Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever Podcast with Joe Fairless

For your listening pleasure, I bring to you an episode of the Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever podcast where I had the opportunity to join as a guest.  Host, Joe Fairless, controls over $191,000,000 in real estate but started with $0 in 2009.  He also has built this show and it's following, which is now the world's longest running, daily real estate investing podcast.

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