Rent in Seattle – Buy in Portland
A nation of renters has emerged, as more Americans rent by choice or due to unforeseen financial difficulties.
In contrast to this nationwide trend, renting is only less expensive than buying in four of the cities included in this study – namely New York, Seattle, Kansas City and San Francisco. The remaining 10 cities are locations where buying may still be a financially sound long-term decision despite the relative affordability of renting.
Top 10 Cities to Rent vs. Buy