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Should I buy or rent a home in Saudi Arabia?

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If you have not spent a lot of time in Saudi Arabia, you should rent before even thinking about buying. We asked expats there about the buy vs. rent decision...

"Buying a home in Saudi Arabia is a great investment, as the real estate market is both reliable and secure. Property values continue to rise with great prospects for the future, and homeowners benefit from generous tax incentives. Renting is also an attractive option as rental prices are comparatively low and Saudi Arabia offers attractive rental rates. Ultimately, both rent and buy options have their own pros and cons, so it's essential to take into account your individual needs, budget and plans when making this decision," explained one expat living in Saudi Arabia.

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Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

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