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What is the answer to the old 'rent or buy?'

The only good reason to buy a house is if you really want to own your dwelling

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SHOULD you buy a house or rent? It's one of the most contentious topics among economists and economics writers, and there's still no general agreement. Recently, it was the subject of an online debate between Alex Tabarrok of George Mason University and Timothy B Lee of Vox. Mr