Here's an alternative to renting you may not have thought of: buying a houseboat. If you live somewhere like the Bay Area, or on a coast, a houseboat might be the most cost effective rental or own you have!
Oh my gosh I LOVE THIS ONE! It Used To Be a School Bus … Now It’s a Cozy Loft On Wheels! When most of us think of buying a house, we turn to the real estate classifieds—but not Felix Starck and Selima Taibi of Expedition Happiness.