Here’s what you need to know about the benefits of owning a home.

Should you lease or should you buy? We have the pleasure of working with a lot of first-time homebuyers, and recently, we’ve heard a lot of questions from people asking if they should lease or buy. On one hand, we get it; interest rates are higher than they used to be, and home prices haven’t come down to compensate. However, we still firmly believe that if it is within your budget, buying a home can be an amazing investment for you and your family. Today, we’re covering the main differences between leasing and buying, so you can make an informed decision for yourself.

You can listen to our full explanation in the video above or skip to each topic using the timestamps provided:

0:00 — Introduction

0:48 — Why should you buy a home?

1:48 — Homes are more secure over time

2:45 — Buying in our area

3:38 — Home warranties

5:05 — Wrapping things up