Let's get real. Renting is easy. It feels comfortable to rent when you know you can easily call the landlord to fix the A/C, the garbage disposal or the refrigerator. There's no permanence to it. The fears associated with buying bring out thoughts such as "we would never qualify," or "there's no way we could afford it".
Let me just stop those thoughts right there. Read the article above and see how NOT owning a home is actually costing you money in the long run. Start paying yourself instead of someone else!