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Why Owning A Home is So Important

Buying a home is a hot topic once again and a happy one at that.  Which is great to hear after a few depressing years.   Though there are hurdles to over come, the one thing that has not changed for Home Buyers is the fact that is is a very important aspect of life that brings a number of benefits to your life.   Are you sitting on the fence of homeowner ship, here are few little reminders of what owning a home brings to you! 1.   Tax Breaks :    Currently the U.S. Tax Code allows you to deduct the interest you pay on your mortgage, your property taxes and some of the cost involved in buying your home.  2.   Appreciation :  Yes we can say that word again....  Real Estate has long-term, stable growth in value. Even with the last few years decline, National Association of Realtors (R) estimates home sale prices increased 88.5% over the last 10 years. Over the next decade it is expected to rise 15% due to the high demand for housing. 3.   Equity:   Money paid for rent is