Voters in North Dakota get a chance Tuesday to do something no state has ever done before: Not just lower property taxes, but abolish them. It’s a bold move, but critics say it will throw the state into chaos.
Conventional wisdom has always told us it’s cheaper to rent than to buy. But the market just may turn that thought upside down. The real estate website Trulia tracks rent across the country, and today revealed that in many U.S. cities, renting is no longer the cheaper option.
Standing in the yard of the Blaine home they have owned for the past nine years, Kipper and Samija Wilson have done the math on their current mortgage.