St Louis Makes Top 10 List For Places Where It’s Cheaper to Buy Then Rent

Even with rising home prices and interest rates that are following suit, it’s cheaper to buy then rent both on a national level as well as in all of the 100 largest metro areas, according to a report just released by Trulia. According to the report, nationally it is 38% cheaper to buy than rent and in St Louis, it is 54% cheaper to buy then rent putting St. Louis at the #10 spot on “Where Buying a Home is a No-Brainer” list.  See below for the complete list of the top 10 no-brainer to buy cities as well as the 10 cities where buying a home would be a “risky proposition”.

 

Where Buying a Home is a No-Brainer

# U.S. Metro

Cost of Buying vs. Renting (%),

Winter 2014

Cost of Buying vs. Renting (%),

Winter 2013

Mortgage Rate Tipping Point When Renting Becomes Cheaper Than Buying, Winter 2014

1 Detroit, MI

-66%

-70%

33.8%

2 Gary, IN

-61%

-63%

21.8%

3 Birmingham, AL

-58%

-59%

18.4%

4 Toledo, OH

-58%

-62%

22.6%

5 Kansas City, MO-KS

-58%

-60%

20.1%

6 Cleveland, OH

-56%

-63%

20.9%

7 Dayton, OH

-56%

-63%

20.9%

8 Memphis, TN-MS-AR

-56%

-62%

19.1%

9 Grand Rapids, MI

-55%

-58%

19.3%

10 St. Louis, MO-IL

-54%

-58%

17.7%

Source: Trulia

Where Buying a Home Could Be the Riskiest Proposition

# U.S. Metro

Cost of Buying vs. Renting (%), Winter 2014, assuming worst home-price scenario

Annual appreciation in worst home-price scenario

1 San Jose, CA

79%

-2.8%

2 Oakland, CA

75%

-5.8%

3 Orange County, CA

71%

-4.6%

4 San Francisco, CA

71%

-2.5%

5 Honolulu, HI

67%

-2.5%

6 Ventura County, CA

67%

-5.9%

7 Los Angeles, CA

63%

-4.8%

8 Sacramento, CA

63%

-8.2%

9 Las Vegas, NV

53%

-11.1%

10 San Diego, CA

53%

-5.3%

 

Source: Trulia

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

90 comments to St Louis Makes Top 10 List For Places Where It’s Cheaper to Buy Then Rent

  • Greetings I am so excited I found your website, I really found you by accident, while I was researching on Digg for something else, Anyhow I am here now and would just like to say cheers for a tremendous post and a all round entertaining blog (I also love the theme/design), I don’t have time to read it all at the minute but I have book-marked it and also included your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back to read a lot more, Please do keep up the excellent jo.|

  • I very like this blog. Everything is cleared.

  • I’ve been browsing online more than 3 hours today, yet I never found any
    interesting article like yours. It is pretty worth enough for me.
    Personally, if all site owners and bloggers
    made good content as you did, the net will be much more
    useful than ever before.

  • I just couldn’t depart your site before suggesting that I really loved the standard info an individual supply to your visitors? Is gonna be back frequently to check out new posts|

  • If some one needs to be updated with most up-to-date technologies therefore he must be pay a quick visit this web page and be up to date all the time.|

  • I blog often and I truly appreciate your content. This great article has really peaked my interest. I’m going to book mark your blog and keep checking for new details about once per week. I subscribed to your RSS feed too.|

  • What i do not understood is in reality how you’re no longer really much more smartly-liked than you may be right now. You are so intelligent. You realize thus considerably in the case of this topic, made me in my view believe it from numerous various angles. Its like men and women are not interested unless it is one thing to do with Lady gaga! Your individual stuffs excellent. Always maintain it up!|

  • Thanks for finally writing about > blog_title < Loved it!|

  • I’m really enjoying the design and layout of your site. It’s a very easy on the eyes which makes it much more enjoyable for me to come here and visit more often. Did you hire out a developer to create your theme? Great work!|

  • I’m really enjoying the theme/design of your blog. Do you ever run into any browser compatibility problems? A small number of my blog visitors have complained about my website not working correctly in Explorer but looks great in Chrome. Do you have any ideas to help fix this issue?|

  • This design is incredible! You most certainly know how to keep a reader entertained. Between your wit and your videos, I was almost moved to start my own blog (well, almost…HaHa!) Wonderful job. I really loved what you had to say, and more than that, how you presented it. Too cool!|

  • This paragraph provides clear idea for the new visitors of blogging, that in fact how to do running a blog.|

  • Great blog right here! Also your website a lot up fast! What host are you the usage of? Can I am getting your affiliate hyperlink to your host? I wish my web site loaded up as fast as yours lol|

  • What’s up, after reading this amazing piece of writing i am as well cheerful to share my familiarity here with friends.|

  • Hello there, I think your website might be having web browser compatibility issues. When I look at your site in Safari, it looks fine however, when opening in I.E., it has some overlapping issues. I merely wanted to give you a quick heads up! Other than that, excellent site!|

  • I am extremely impressed with your writing skills and also with the layout on your weblog. Is this a paid theme or did you customize it yourself? Anyway keep up the nice quality writing, it’s rare to see a great blog like this one today.|

  • Do you mind if I quote a couple of your articles as long as I provide credit and sources back to your webpage? My website is in the exact same area of interest as yours and my users would really benefit from a lot of the information you provide here. Please let me know if this alright with you. Many thanks!|

  • Greetings from Los angeles! I’m bored to death at work so I decided to check out your site on my iphone during lunch break. I love the info you provide here and can’t wait to take a look when I get home. I’m amazed at how fast your blog loaded on my phone .. I’m not even using WIFI, just 3G .. Anyways, excellent blog!|

  • Very nice post. I just stumbled upon your weblog and wanted to say that I have truly enjoyed browsing your blog posts. In any case I’ll be subscribing to your rss feed and I hope you write again soon!|

  • Washer Pros of Austi – 603 Davis St #36, Austin, TX 78701, United States — (512) 352-9650

  • First of all I want to say excellent blog! I had a quick question in which I’d like to ask if you do not mind. I was curious to find out how you center yourself and clear your head prior to writing. I have had a difficult time clearing my thoughts in getting my ideas out there. I truly do enjoy writing however it just seems like the first 10 to 15 minutes are usually wasted just trying to figure out how to begin. Any ideas or tips? Cheers!|

  • Washer Pros of Austin – 603 Davis St #36, Austin, TX 78701, United States — (512) 352-9650

  • Everyone loves what you guys are usually up too. This kind of clever work and coverage! Keep up the good works guys I’ve incorporated you guys to my own blogroll.|

  • Washer Pros of Austin – 603 Davis St #36, Austin, TX 78701, United States — (512) 352-9650

  • Washer Pros of Austin – 603 Davis St #36, Austin, TX 78701, United States — (512) 352-9650

  • Aw, this was a really nice post. Taking a few minutes and actual effort to generate a really good article… but what can I say… I procrastinate a lot and never manage to get nearly anything done.|

  • Washer Pros of Austin – 603 Davis St #36, Austin, TX 78701, United States — (512) 352-9650

  • Washer Pros of Austin – 603 Davis St #36, Austin, TX 78701, United States — (512) 352-9650

  • This piece of writing is in fact a nice one it helps new the web visitors, who are wishing for blogging.|

  • Washer Pros of Austin – 603 Davis St #36, Austin, TX 78701, United States — (512) 352-9650

  • This paragraph is really a nice one it assists new web viewers, who are wishing for blogging.|

  • Heya i am for the first time here. I found this board and I find It really helpful & it helped me out much. I am hoping to give one thing again and aid others such as you helped me.|

  • Hi there, I found your blog via Google even as looking for a comparable matter, your website came up, it appears to be like good. I’ve bookmarked it in my google bookmarks.

  • Hello! I know this is kinda off topic however , I’d figured I’d ask. Would you be interested in exchanging links or maybe guest writing a blog post or vice-versa? My site discusses a lot of the same topics as yours and I feel we could greatly benefit from each other. If you might be interested feel free to shoot me an e-mail. I look forward to hearing from you! Wonderful blog by the way!|

  • Hi my family member! I wish to say that this article is awesome, great written and include almost all vital infos. I would like to look more posts like this .|

  • It’s going to be end of mine day, however before ending I am reading this wonderful piece of writing to increase my know-how.|

  • Hello There. I found your weblog using msn. This is a really smartly written article. I’ll make sure to bookmark it and return to learn more of your useful information. Thanks for the post. I will certainly comeback.|

  • I was wondering if you ever considered changing the page layout of your blog? Its very well written; I love what youve got to say. But maybe you could a little more in the way of content so people could connect with it better. Youve got an awful lot of text for only having one or 2 images. Maybe you could space it out better?|

  • Quality posts is the main to attract the visitors to go to see the site, that’s what this web page is providing.|

  • Admiring the time and energy you put into your blog and in depth information you provide. It’s good to come across a blog every once in a while that isn’t the same old rehashed information. Great read! I’ve saved your site and I’m adding your RSS feeds to my Google account.|

  • I’m not that much of a internet reader to be honest but your sites really nice, keep it up! I’ll go ahead and bookmark your site to come back later on. Many thanks|

  • Thanks for one’s marvelous posting! I truly enjoyed reading it, you happen to be a great author. I will make certain to bookmark your blog and definitely will come back someday. I want to encourage one to continue your great posts, have a nice evening!|

  • Hey! I understand this is kind of off-topic but I had to ask. Does building a well-established blog like yours require a massive amount work? I’m completely new to writing a blog however I do write in my diary on a daily basis. I’d like to start a blog so I will be able to share my own experience and views online. Please let me know if you have any kind of recommendations or tips for new aspiring bloggers. Appreciate it!|

  • Hello, i feel that i saw you visited my site thus i got here to go back the want?.I am trying to find things to improve my site!I assume its good enough to make use of some of your concepts!!|

  • With havin so much content do you ever run into any issues of plagorism or copyright violation? My site has a lot of unique content I’ve either authored myself or outsourced but it appears a lot of it is popping it up all over the internet without my agreement. Do you know any techniques to help protect against content from being stolen? I’d definitely appreciate it.|

  • Superb, what a webpage it is! This web site provides valuable facts to us, keep it up.|

  • Greetings! Quick question that’s entirely off topic. Do you know how to make your site mobile friendly? My blog looks weird when viewing from my apple iphone. I’m trying to find a template or plugin that might be able to resolve this issue. If you have any suggestions, please share. Thanks!|

  • Appreciating the time and energy you put into your site and detailed information you present. It’s awesome to come across a blog every once in a while that isn’t the same out of date rehashed information. Wonderful read! I’ve bookmarked your site and I’m including your RSS feeds to my Google account.|

  • We are a gaggle of volunteers and starting a new scheme in our community. Your website offered us with valuable info to work on. You’ve performed an impressive process and our whole neighborhood can be thankful to you.|

  • Greetings! Quick question that’s completely off topic. Do you know how to make your site mobile friendly? My site looks weird when browsing from my iphone. I’m trying to find a theme or plugin that might be able to resolve this issue. If you have any recommendations, please share. Many thanks!|

  • Howdy would you mind stating which blog platform you’re working with? I’m looking to start my own blog soon but I’m having a difficult time selecting between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal. The reason I ask is because your design and style seems different then most blogs and I’m looking for something completely unique. P.S Apologies for getting off-topic but I had to ask!|

  • Wow that was strange. I just wrote an incredibly long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t appear. Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Anyways, just wanted to say great blog!|

  • Good day I am so excited I found your web site,
    I really found you by error, while I was looking on Askjeeve
    for something else, Anyways I am here now and would just like to say many thanks for a marvelous post and a all round thrilling blog (I also love the theme/design),
    I don’t have time to read it all at the moment but I have saved it
    and also added your RSS feeds, so when I have time
    I will be back to read more, Please do keep up the superb job.

  • I absolutely love your blog and find almost all of your post’s to be precisely what I’m looking for. Would you offer guest writers to write content for you personally? I wouldn’t mind producing a post or elaborating on a few of the subjects you write about here. Again, awesome website!|

  • What’s up, I wish for to subscribe for this blog to take newest updates, thus where can i do it please assist.|

  • Hello There. I found your blog using msn. This is a really well written article. I’ll make sure to bookmark it and return to read more of your useful information. Thanks for the post. I’ll certainly comeback.|

  • Aw, this was a very nice post. Spending some time and actual
    effort to produce a top notch article… but what can I
    say… I hesitate a whole lot and don’t manage to get anything done.

  • Hello! I know this is kind of off-topic but I needed to ask.
    Does managing a well-established website such as yours require
    a lot of work? I’m completely new to writing a blog but I do write in my diary every day.
    I’d like to start a blog so I will be able to share my personal experience and feelings online.
    Please let me know if you have any recommendations or tips for brand new aspiring blog owners.
    Thankyou!

  • Thanks for every other informative site. The place else could I get that type of info written in such a perfect manner? I’ve a undertaking that I’m just now working on, and I’ve been on the glance out for such information.|

  • This site was… how do I say it? Relevant!! Finally I’ve found something that helped me. Appreciate it!|

  • Hey! Quick question that’s entirely off topic. Do you know how to make your site mobile friendly? My weblog looks weird when viewing from my apple iphone. I’m trying to find a template or plugin that might be able to fix this issue. If you have any suggestions, please share. With thanks!|

  • You really make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this topic to be really something that I think I would never understand. It seems too complex and extremely broad for me. I’m looking forward for your next post, I’ll try to get the hang of it!|

  • Way cool! Some extremely valid points! I appreciate you writing this article and also the rest of the site is also really good.|

  • Wow! This blog looks just like my old one! It’s on a totally different subject but it has pretty much the same layout and design. Wonderful choice of colors!|

  • Someone essentially assist to make severely articles I might state. That is the first time I frequented your web page and to this point? I amazed with the research you made to make this particular put up incredible. Wonderful process!|

  • Hello just wanted to give you a quick heads up. The text in your post seem to be running off the screen in Ie. I’m not sure if this is a formatting issue or something to do with web browser compatibility but I thought I’d post to let you know. The style and design look great though! Hope you get the problem solved soon. Many thanks|

  • I’ll immediately clutch your rss as I can not find your email subscription hyperlink or newsletter service. Do you’ve any? Please permit me recognize so that I could subscribe. Thanks.|

  • I couldn’t resist commenting. Well written!|

  • I’ve been browsing online more than three hours as of late, but I never found any attention-grabbing article like yours. It’s beautiful worth enough for me. In my view, if all website owners and bloggers made good content as you did, the net will likely be a lot more useful than ever before.|

  • Hey would you mind letting me know which hosting company you’re utilizing? I’ve loaded your blog in 3 different internet browsers and I must say this blog loads a lot quicker then most. Can you suggest a good hosting provider at a honest price? Thanks a lot, I appreciate it!|

  • Everyone loves what you guys are usually up too. This sort of clever work and exposure! Keep up the terrific works guys I’ve incorporated you guys to blogroll.|

  • Greetings from Colorado! I’m bored at work so I decided to check out your website on my iphone during lunch break. I really like the knowledge you provide here and can’t wait to take a look when I get home. I’m surprised at how fast your blog loaded on my phone .. I’m not even using WIFI, just 3G .. Anyhow, amazing site!|

  • Its like you read my thoughts! You seem to grasp so much about this, like you wrote the e book in it or something. I think that you just can do with a few percent to pressure the message house a little bit, but instead of that, this is wonderful blog. An excellent read. I will certainly be back.|

  • I couldn’t resist commenting. Well written!|

  • Its such as you learn my mind! You seem to know a lot approximately this, such as you wrote the e book in it or something. I feel that you could do with some percent to pressure the message house a little bit, however other than that, this is fantastic blog. A fantastic read. I will certainly be back.|

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>