Renting an apartment in Brookhaven helped Lauren Yancey determine that she wanted to stay in the “vibrant community” when her lease expired. She was intimidated by the idea of purchasing a home. But the affordable interest rates, combined with high rents of $1,800-$2,500 a month, Yancey said, caused her to explore becoming a homebuyer.
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