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Poll Results: How much do you pay for housing (mortgage or rent) per month?

 
  • 2% (10)
    $200 or less
  • 2% (10)
    $200-$300
  • 1% (8)
    $300-$400
  • 3% (16)
    $400-$500
  • 6% (30)
    $500-$600
  • 8% (42)
    $600-$700
  • 10% (49)
    $700-$800
  • 6% (32)
    $800-$900
  • 7% (34)
    $900-$1000
  • 24% (118)
    $1000-$1500
  • 13% (64)
    $1500-$2000
  • 8% (39)
    $2000-$2500
  • 2% (12)
    $2500-$3000
  • 1% (8)
    $3000-$3500
  • 1% (6)
    $3500 or higher
478 Total Votes  
post #101 of 112
I agree that there ARE places where the extra $$$$$$$ are worth it if you can swing it
post #102 of 112
$420 a month for rent.

We rent a modest house (modest meaning small ). It is in a nice, family neighborhood. We have been here for about 3 years now, but if we ever can get pregnant, we would probably need to move because we don't have much space here.
post #103 of 112
$2500

But that includes property tax & PMI for at least another year - we're working hard to get it off though!
post #104 of 112
We live in the county in our state with the highest property taxes - yay us. Our little community is called the "cash cow" of our mostly rural county because of the large amount of houses and property. PITI we're just under $2100/mo and that is with a 6% fixed rate mortgage.
post #105 of 112
We pay $650 a month in rent.
We live in central Alabama in a small college town. Our house is 2 bed 2 bath, really old(character), big back yard, and walking distance to most everything including the park.
Most places our size are going for much more now, but we have lived here for about 5 almost 6 years and they have only raised the rent once. When we moved in, in 2002, it was $550 a month.

We are looking to buy in a couple of years and want our mortgage, tax and insurance to be at or less than what we are paying now. We can't afford anything more.
We plan to stay here till we buy. Would like to buy this house.
post #106 of 112
$1922 including PMI and property taxes. Yuck!
post #107 of 112
$867 incl. taxes and insurance. We live in a small Northeastern city, we bought a dump for $149k which we are fixing up. The city gave us $30k for a down payment.
post #108 of 112
Well, as you can see by my "location," I live where it's expensive... mortgage, home equity loan, and maintenance (pays for things like the doormen's salaries... crazy to think every now and then that I live in a DOORMAN BUILDING!) About $3K/month.
post #109 of 112
Our mortgage, includ. taxes and insurance (With riders for flood, etc. b/c of location) is 608.85/month on a 30 yr. mortgage, but we've accumulated equity due to market changes in excess of 50k now, so I'm thrilled with it. We hope to have it paid off in the next 5 years and use it as rental property since we're near to campus in a big college town.
post #110 of 112
We pay $725 mortgage with taxes/insurance + $125 assoc. due. We have a nice almost 1000 sq foot 2bed/1bath condo with a huge fenced back yard. Although it's a lower middle class neighborhood, it is very safe and clean and mostly young families or retired citizens.
post #111 of 112
our mortgage (includes PMI, taxes & insurance) is $595 per month. we live in an almost 3000 sf (including basement) 3 bedroom, 1 bath all brick cape cod with a full basement, built in 1935, in the midwest.....it's CHEAP to live in the midwest!

here's a photo of our house.....
http://www.flickr.com/photos/vmdesig...7601062319791/
post #112 of 112
Quote:
Originally Posted by vm9799 View Post
our mortgage (includes PMI, taxes & insurance) is $595 per month. we live in an almost 3000 sf (including basement) 3 bedroom, 1 bath all brick cape cod with a full basement, built in 1935, in the midwest.....it's CHEAP to live in the midwest!

here's a photo of our house.....
http://www.flickr.com/photos/vmdesig...7601062319791/
Beautiful house!
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