Rent or Buy (is there a real choice)

Todays session on our Black folks and finance series. Chaz and I talk about the options that we have when it comes to investing in a home or investing before you get a job.  The pros and cons of renting and buying a home.  Some times its an option other times its a choice.  We discuss the opinions of economist and financial experts who sees that rushing out to buy a home isn't always the first choice. But, what do you think?