Trulia has released new data stating that owning a home may be a cheaper option in many metropolitan areas than renting. According to the report, homeowners who stay in their homes for seven years will save approximately 38% when compared to those who rent. Jed Kolko, Trulia’s chief economist said, “even in these metros buying remains cheaper, thanks to mortgage rates that are still very low by historical standards.” A few of the metros mentioned are Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas, Philadelphia, Washington, and Houston. More here