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Randy Pomfrey, Real Estate Pro in Perry Hall, MD
Randy Pomfrey answered:
I am looking for a place to see Rent to Own/Lease to Own properties. Does anyone know of any Real Estate agents or websites where I could find any?
Most people rent to own because they are lacking one of two key ingredients, either the credit or the downpayment. I have partners and systems in place to help with either of those. T ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 6, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Baltimore
Johanna Ramos…, Renter in Houston, TX
Johanna Ramos asked:
I'm a first time renter looking for an apartment for me And my little one in the garden oaks or heights area. but I'm thinking of maybe just jumping into buying a home. Not sure if I would qualify for a loan or how much of a down I have to give. I have pretty good credit score 796 and make like $33,000 a year or so. I don't…
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 4, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Houston
Charmaine Sm…, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Charmaine Smith answered:
Any realtors have experience in helping a single mom with a Chapter 7 figure out how to afford a house? Discharged March 2011.
You can absolutely get a home under a discharged chapter 7. In regards to your little down payment, I can tell you that there are programs out there that you can get a loan under with a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 3, 2015 Rent vs Buy in San Antonio
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
how does a rent to own home works?
rent to own favors the seller, not the buyer..I do not recommend it!!

The price is usually set at the beginning of the lease, and an upfront deposit is expected. This deposit is NON- ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 27, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Benton Harbor
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Rent to own looking for home if anybody knows of any program

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 Sep 23, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Henderson
Staci Yesner, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Staci Yesner answered:
I'm looking for a rent to own house,where can I find listings
Sometimes on the MLS it is listed as a lease to own option, however there are condos that are used as investment properties that deals can be structured or if there is a home that has b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 4, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Chicago
Catherinedej…, Home Buyer in Bridgeport, CT
Catherinedejesus176 asked:
My and my husband have lived in our apt for 4yrs,we just sign a new lease till 2017 but we are ready to upgrade once the lease is up.So we would like to look into a rent to own home or use our unions 1st home buyers program..But we dont know where to start as newbies
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 2, 2015 Rent vs Buy
Stanleyramos…, Other/Just Looking in New York, NY
Stanleyramos01 asked:
I am looking for an apartment in New York for just 5-6 months near Queens.Can some one help me? I want an apartment in queens,New York for 5 - 6 month,I am participating in New York Triathlon Expo and I am thinking of moving to New York, as it will be fun for a change.For more reference…
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 2, 2015 Rent vs Buy in 10030
Linda Johnst…, Real Estate Pro in ,
Linda Johnstone answered:
How many of the texas city, texas properties for sale would the owner also consider LEASING OR RENTING?

Let me take out time to inform you just if you are interested in Project Financing, Real Estate Investment, Business Loans from certified private lenders We loan with In ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 1, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Texas City
Tngirl8806, Home Buyer in Dickson, TN
Tngirl8806 asked:
In desperate need of a rent to own home for family of 4 We are wanting something that we will own in the future instead of giving money away and not being able to own it in the end. It's really important that we try to find something because…
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 1, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Dickson
Julie.swinger, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Julie.swinger answered:
Hello I am seriously considering relocating the Charlotte from NYC. Is there advantages to renting first then buying? I want to learn the area first
Let me know if I can help! I am located in the Lake Norman area. My email is

Julie Swinger
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 27, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Davis Lake - Eastfield
Muñeca Ro…, Renter in Chicago, IL
Muñeca Rodriguez asked:
Hello, I'm a single mom wheelchair bound. Lookingt for a rent to own home that's accessible for me. I would really appreciate it if you can help me find a place and tell me how to go about it. Thanks Dominga
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 26, 2015 Rent vs Buy
Mike Opyd, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Mike Opyd answered:
How easy is it to get a condo owner to rent with option to sell. without subscribing to any credit card company?
You shouldnt have to ever subscribe to a credit card company. At the same time rent to own is very rare in Chicago. You would just have to have the conversation with the landlord about ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 26, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Chicago
LaShonda Sol…, Real Estate Pro in Marietta, GA
LaShonda Solomon answered:
How do you secure a Rent to Own property?
Hi Mildred,

I see that you asked this question some time ago. Rent to own transactions can be very risky for both the seller as well as the renter/buyer. Typically you are looking ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 24, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Douglasville
Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
Hi my name is Sam i am in need to find house Rent to owen in San Mateo County what is my chance and how soon,
Rent to own properties are rare. I strongly recommend that you rent, and rebuild your credit until you qualify for a mortgage.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 18, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Redwood City
Alex Montelo…, Real Estate Pro in Seal Beach, CA
Alex Montelongo, Broker & Associates answered:
I'm looking to move out for the first time and am kind of unaware of all the processes and thing to start
Are you looking to rent or buy? I have helped many first time home buyers in my career. I'd be glad to talk about the whole process.with you if you are available. Please feel free to ch ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 16, 2015 Rent vs Buy in 90712
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