Well that depends on whether you're planning to be here for 6months,12months or longer. It also depends on how much your earnings are. Credit plays a big factors as well. Choosing a good lender and shopping for the best interest rate are also big key factors in determining whether or not you can afford to buy or just keep renting. I will never put a client in a home that they are going to be strapped down. My clients are not just another sale . I turn my folks from prospects to client, from clients to friends. If can't have this attitude toward your people, then I pity you. In this world and especially this business, you can NEVER have enough friends. If you would like a free Rent vs. Buying analysis, please contact me. You are under no obligation to purchase anything!