rent or own


The decision to buy a new home is a big one and is not one you typically make overnight. If you’ve started contemplating the possibility of giving up renting to make the move into your own home, let the infographic below walk you through some of the pros of owning your own home, as well as benefits of renting, to consider in the process.

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Renting vs owning a home – did either scenario resonate with you more? If you still have questions that need to be answered, please feel free to reach out to us in the comments below, or take a look at our home buying guide that delves further into information about the journey to purchase a home.  Also, share this post (just click that button below) with your friends who are considering a move.

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If you decide now is the time to buy, you might want to explore some of the options available from Shea Homes in the following areas:


Bay Area, CA
Central Coast, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Orange County, CA
Palm Springs, CA
Sacramento, CA
San Diego, CA


Seattle, WA
Las Vegas, NV
Phoenix, AZ
Houston TX
Denver, CO


Central Florida
Northern Virginia
Charlotte, NC
Greensboro, NC
York-Lancaster, SC


Former renter values benefits of owning her new Shea home

by Meridith Doucette on June 6, 2012


New Shea homeowner Susan Bustillos had been a renter since 2008. But as she watched market conditions trending in her favor, she knew her time had come. “With interest rates and housing so low, we decided the time was right,” said Bustillos. “We knew we needed to find our own house.”

Bustillos found her dream home at Tapestry at Lomas Verdes, where tri-level detached homes range from 1,822 to 2,253 square feet, priced from the low $300,000s.

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