HomePartners is a good program. I am a Realtor in DFW and used them to get a home for a couple who's credit was not quite good enough to purchase yet. HomePartners bought the home and rents it to them for the next 1-3 years. When they are ready to buy they will have the first right. If they decide they don't want to then they have to move by the end of the 3rd year.... more
What are you looking for exactly? Price range? Location? Amenities? etc.
Check out my Buyers Guide on my website:
It will help you narrow down and think about what is most important. If a backyard is not important to you, then a property with a backyard might not be a problem for you. If you are looking for a fixer-upper then the other problems might not be a big deal either.
But, because you are mentioning these things as concerns I would say that this is probably not the property for you. I would be happy to do a search and preview some homes for you, and let you know which ones fit your specific criteria.
Give me a call or shoot me an email.
Is your agent also the Listing agent, is his name on the for sale sign? If its his listing he represents the seller. While Dual Agency (one Realtor representing both the buyer and seller) is legal in Texas, I personally won't do it. The seller pays both Realtor's commissions, so there is no reason not to have someone on your side of this deal. My advice would be to have your own Realtor help you navigate this purchase. I wish you luck and I am available if you have further questions.
Betina Foreman Realtor
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