Chances are you can totally buy a house for the same amount (or less!) you give your landlord every month. Here are some of your options:
Not having thousand of dollars saved doesn't necessarily mean you can't buy a home.
If you can swing first, last and security deposit for a new lease, chances are your lender and agent can find a way for you to buy a home. From low-down payment loans, to grant programs, to financing your closing costs, there are a number of ways to buy without coughing up a lot of cash.