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Published: Jan 19, 2023 3 min read
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As sky-high mortgage rates push the cost of owning a home ever higher, renting is now cheaper than buying a house in most of the United States.

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What the data shows

A new report from real estate data firm ATTOM finds that the average rent for a three-bedroom home is now cheaper than the cost of owning a comparable median-priced home in 95% of the 222 counties analyzed in the study.