Better to buy than rent in Chicago according to

Trulia’s Rent vs. Buy Index for Q2 2011 shows that if you can buy, but are thinking of renting in Chicago, you might want to reconsider your decision.

Trulia's Rent vs. Buy Map for Q2 2011

Trulia's Rent vs. Buy Map for Q2 2011

Chicago scores a 13 on the Rent vs. Buy Index putting it in the middle of the buy side of the index.

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  1. says

    Thank you for the timely post. As a loan originator, I am finding my customers discussing renting again. This article will help me in my pursuit of advising what is best for the people I help, even if they do not need a loan!

    Brian Hayes

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