It can be, depending on your needs and immediate plans.
What are the advantages of renting? Limited capital input, it is now possible to get an insurance backed virtual deposit. In Wales, more than in other parts of the UK, you would gain a substantial degree of security of tenure, yet retaining flexibility for yourself to move when needs be.
Apart from a duty to maintain the condition of the interior and a garden if you have one, basically you can just concentrate on enjoying your day-to-day life.
Flexibility is a particularly useful feature, allowing tenants at relatively short notice, to relocate to other areas for job or family reasons.
If of course you have fulfilled your basic duties of cleaning and day-to-day maintenance, any Bond supplied by you, will be returned in full for use next time. Provided you rent from a fully licenced and regulated Agent, that bond will have been fully protected by regulation.
Kelvin Francis was born in Birmingham, but brought up in Cardiff. He attended Cardiff High School and then qualified as a Chartered Surveyor. He worked in Wrexham with the District Valuer (part of the Inland Revenue) and subsequently moved into Estate Agency, working in Abingdon, Cheltenham and Cardiff. In 1978 he opened his own office in Cyncoed, Cardiff and has been in that practice for 44 years. He has two daughters and three grandchildren. He is actively involved in the business and believes in both modern technology for improved efficiency, but passionately believes in the importance of personal service and to achieve this, to work with highest quality of colleagues.