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Rafael A Vel…, Real Estate Pro in Miami Beach, FL
Rafael A Velasquez answered:
Should I rent or buy a condo in Miami Brickell/Downtown/Midtown?
Unless you know theses areas, I would recommend renting for at least 6 months first. Brickell is certainly the most developed and priciest area of those you mentioned. Downtown and Mid ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 12:45pm Rent vs Buy in Miami
tim moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
tim moore answered:
I've rented places before, and in the Las Vegas market, there were a lot of shady characters. How do you weed out scammers?
You can't weed out every possibility that the owner of a rental will not fall into trouble or decide to someday sell it, even using the best Realtor out there. Your Realtor will know ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 10:59am Rent vs Buy in Pontiac
Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
I want to know is leasing with the option to buy a good or bad idea.
In a Lease Purchase Option the tenant signs a lease agreement with the landlord that includes language giving the tenant the right (option) to purchase the property on a specific date a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 24, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Snellville
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Does the Mercer County Community has rent to own. Can someone help me.?
Lbon,
Rent to owns are rare and even more rarely are they a good deal for the renter/buyer. The vast majority of rent to own renter/buyer's never end up buying the house. They are a gr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 22, 2015 Rent vs Buy in 08611
nicholasbrown, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
nicholasbrown answered:
I am looking for a free listing of rent to own homes in duluth Ga. I am looking to move my growing family out but my credit is not the best. I am
Hey Garrett,

The reason Rent to Own listing sites charge a small fee is because they do the legwork in filtering out all other types of homes and make sure that the properties you fi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 22, 2015 Rent vs Buy in 30097
Heather Crab…, Real Estate Pro in 06460
Heather Crabtree answered:
Litchfield county versus other nearby counties pluses and minus
I think it really depends on what your lifestyle is. Litchfield county tends to have more "country" type setting but there are towns in other counties that would offer the same thing. Y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 19, 2015 Rent vs Buy in New Milford
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
Find homes lease to own
Here's a link to a blog I wrote on how to find lease-to-own homes: http://bit.ly/findaleaseoption

Hope that helps.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 19, 2015 Rent vs Buy in 30143
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
I am looking for a home to buy on a land contract or rent to own deal in or around portage, indiana. can you send me more information on anything you?
Carleenam,
Rent to owns are rare and even more rarely are they a good deal for the renter/buyer. The vast majority of rent to own renter/buyer's never end up buying the house. They are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 14, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Portage
Mailer EL Sa…, Home Buyer in West Palm Beach, FL
Mailer EL Salvaje answered:
hola necesito renta una casa con opcion a compra in naples fl alguien me pudiera ayudar
necesito rentar una casa en naples fl
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 12, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Naples
D3lliott1, Home Buyer in Detroit, MI
D3lliott1 answered:
Are there any rent to own homes in the 48221 area??I am looking for a 3 bedroom 2 bath home and not trying to spent a fortune on rent when I can
You can buy entire packages of properties (with houses) through RealtyBargain.net for as low as $500 per property. Why pay "rent" when you can own??
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 12, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Detroit
tmillerreall…, Real Estate Pro in Clinton Township, MI
tmillerrealliving answered:
I am looking to buy rent to own property in Detroit, Michigan. My credit is mess up.
Hi Josephine,

Where you ever able to locate and purchase a home?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 12, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Detroit
USMortgageRa…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
Home rental/buying after short sale
You can purchase a home after a short sale with 4 years on conventional loan 3 years on FHA and USDA and 2 years using the VA home loan. The short sales has no baring on your ability to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 10, 2015 Rent vs Buy
Christina Sp…, Renter in Oak Brook, IL
Christina Spilotro asked:
How can two people one with SSN and one without qualify to rent or buy a home? Fiance uses and ITIN and does not have a SSN. I have ssn and decent credit but make less than him. we are a family of four how can we qualify to rent or buy a home?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 6, 2015 Rent vs Buy
Marjorie Bea…, Real Estate Pro in West Palm Beach, FL
Marjorie Beaton answered:
Hello I would like to know if you have any Rent to Own homes in the West Palm Beach FL area. And if so how do I see a listing.
Rent to Own is a very generic phrase and can mean many different things. As with any Real Estate transaction you can usually negotiate the terms. If you enter into a 'Lease with an Opti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 5, 2015 Rent vs Buy in West Palm Beach
Betty Salas, Real Estate Pro in 32159
Betty Salas answered:
Buying or renting in Inverness, FL 2015 We prefer villa or condo life because of maintenance free living. Which is better ?
Hello,

It would be hard to tell you what you would prefer without getting to knowing you. Contact me and we can discuss what might fit your needs.

Happy searching!


Betty Sala ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 23, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Florida
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
I want leas option to buy
That's fine.

Here's a link to a blog I wrote on how to find them: http://bit.ly/findaleaseoption

Note: Texas has some very strict laws that limit lease-options. Other states don't ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 17, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Irving
Walt Simpson, Real Estate Pro in Christiana, DE
Walt Simpson answered:
I live in DE (low taxes) & my house is paid off. Recently became a widow & I want to move back to NY - should I sell my DE home or rent it?
I manage and own over 40 rental units in Delaware. Rental properties can provide a great source of revenue when managed well. Give some thought to your future financial goals and talk t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 10, 2014 Rent vs Buy in 19904
tim moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
tim moore answered:
is mcallen tx a good place to flip houses?
What would make a "PLACE" bad to flip a house? What you need to understand that flipping is risky and with risk there is reward or failure. Failure equals COST so can you tolerate losin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 7, 2014 Rent vs Buy
Andrew Feige…, Real Estate Pro in New Rochelle, NY
Andrew Feigenbaum answered:
Rent in Eastchester
Hi, I'd be happy to go over some options with you. If you are interested, please call me at 914-273-9688.

Sincerely,
Andrew Feigenbaum
Grand Lux Realty
www.GrandLuxRealty.com
A ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 4, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Eastchester
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