Hello AnnaWilson748, why rent to own if you can buy to own? Rent to own want 10-15% down payment that is non refundable. You may qualify to buy with minimum out of pocket expenses and pay less than rent.
You may qualify FHA from fico scores between 500-579 with 10% down or minimum 580 fico score may qualify FHA 3.5% down. You may consider a 3%-5% Sapphire Grant down payment program up to 417k from a minimum 620 fico score which does not have to be repaid.
Your qualifications will be determined by your credit profile, debt to income ratios, fico scores, loan program and how much you want to invest into the down payment and closing costs. Your fico scores can be raised within 3-4 days in most cases to qualify for programs, rates and terms as necessary.
You will need to be pre-approved to be able to meet an agent to submit offers on homes of your choice. You will need to gather documentation such as one month paystubs, two month bank statements, last two year tax returns, 1040's, 1099's, W2's and all schedules, copies of drivers license/ID and social security card for each applicant.
The purchase in Hemet start from 69k for 2bd 2ba condo with that approximate payment. You may qualify to buy with minimum out of pocket expenses with the 3%-5% Sapphire Grant down payment assistance program.
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Unless you are truly, truly in love with that house, like a spouse or mate in love...just lease it or rent it...if you don't know all the ins/outs of a lease purchase, the buyer usually gets the raw end of the deal... more
Be very cautious, as there are scammers that take advantage of people looking to rent to own. Legitimate rent to own deals are difficult to find in the current market and keep in mind that most turn out to be expensive rentals (because of the additional money charged each month towards the purchase option) as many tenants are never able to exercise the purchase option in the lease agreement.
You may be better off renting for now and work on whatever issues you may have with your current credit situation so that you can qualify for a regular mortgage.... more