Many people are put off of the thought of renting a property for the pure fact that it feels like it is not theres. With some rented properties having many limitations. However, there are some benefits of renting a property.
When purchasing a house to gain a mortgage you have to be able to put a 10-20% deposit down. For some this is impossible! With renting most places only want a secure payment of the first months rent which is a fraction of the cost!
No Maintenance Costs
When owning a home it is your responsibility to repair anything that breaks and keep up the maintenance. However, if you are renting it is down to the landlord to keep the home in a living state. This means you will not be paying this outright every time. It may be included in the cost of your rent.