It’s time to share my Three Cents Worth on Curbed, at the intersection of neighborhood and real estate.

Three Cents Worth: The Rent Versus Buy X-Games

This week I paired sales and rental data, adjusted for inflation, over the past (nearly) 20 years. I am constantly told that the rental market leads the sales market, but I’m not sure about much other than the two acting as opposites.

There was a big crossover post-9/11, likely caused by the Fed dropping rates to historic low levels, which fueled the housing boom and weakened the rental market


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