The article does a good job about walking you through the basics of the financial advantages - less in mortgage payments, fewer car payments, etc. etc. The usual financial stuff...
However, there's one incredibly important factor this article has missed that makes renting even MORE attractive. As a renter - you have ZERO responsibilities for Special Assessments / Special Levies, thereby eliminating one of the most important risks facing owners. You pay your rent, nothing more. What if Condo fees for the building sky rocket due for any number of reasons? Not your problem - if the landlord tries to jack your rent beyond market rates - you move.
Do you give up some capital appreciation - yes. But if your goal is low maintenance living, it's a small price to pay to never have to worry about a 'leaky condo' or the dreaded special assessment