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Mortgage VS Rent: Port Richmond Edition


Let's get ready to rumble! It's the age old debate: Buying VS Renting. No spiel here. Let's take a look at a $1250/month house mortgaged, versus a $1300/month house rented in Port Richmond.




29XX Chatham Street - $199,999.00

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom - 928 Square Feet

$1250/month Mortgage (Taxes & Insurance Included)

HomeReady Loan: 3% down, No PMI, 4.5% Interest Rate ($12K-$18K Down Payment + Closing Costs)








36XX Salmon Street

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom - 900 Square Feet

$1300/Month (One Year Lease)

3 Months Up Front ($3900.00)

$15,600.00 Over the Life of the Lease








Comment below and let us know what you think of this comparison! How much is your monthly rent?


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1619 Walnut Street, 5th FL

Philadelphia, PA 19103

215-627-3500