Once again, Trulia has examined the cost of renting versus buying in America’s 50 largest cities. Making an apples-to-apples comparison between the renting and buying a two-bedroom apartment, condo or townhouse, we found that buying is more affordable in 72% of major cities.

To find out what’s better where you live, you can check out the key findings from Trulia’s Summer 2011 Rent vs. Buy Index here:

Trulia Summer 2011 Rent vs. Buy
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Also, to see how the rent vs. buy debate has evolved in 2011 (thus far), we’ve created a new data visualization for Trulia Insights to illustrate how 50 housing markets have changed and/or stayed the same:

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