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Buying a home wins hands down against renting today. Here's why

Buying a home wins hands down against renting due to Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana and RERA laws

Harsh Roongta 

I have this running debate with my youngest client and perhaps, the most financially savvy. This client has spent a few years already as a marketing professional in a software company in Bangalore and got married recently.  Unlike many fellow professionals, he had sought out my services almost as soon as he started his working career. The family has all the required insurance policies and even save a tidy sum every month in a portfolio of mutual funds balanced between their near term and long-term goals. We agree on everything except this: whether they should buy a house or ...

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 11:36 IST
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