When your furniture needs are so expensive that your landlord can’t afford it, it’s time to buy your own

When your house is worth more than you paid for it, you may be in trouble.

The truth is, if your house isn’t worth its fair market value, you should consider buying it yourself.

In other words, it doesn’t make sense to keep renting out your furniture, when the real-world value is higher than what you paid.

This article originally appeared on New Scientist.