Moving to a new city for a medical residency program is an exciting yet challenging endeavor. Among the many decisions you’ll face, one of the most significant is whether to buy or rent a home. Both options come with their own set of pros and cons, and understanding them can help you make an informed decision that suits your needs and circumstances.

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The decision to buy or rent a home during medical residency depends on your financial situation, long-term plans, and personal preferences. While homeownership offers potential financial benefits and stability, renting provides flexibility and lower upfront costs. Consider weighing the pros and cons carefully before making your decision, and remember that what works for one person may not be the best choice for another.

And, if you would like help weighing your options, Curbside can help. We have the inside scoop on real estate and housing costs around the country and can help you figure out what could work best for you. 

This blog post is for informational purposes only and is not intended as financial or real estate advice. Consult with a professional advisor before making any significant financial decisions.