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Donna Pasciu…, Home Owner in Lake Como, PA

Can I back out on the sale of my home. It is like a rent with option to buy deal.

Asked by Donna Pasciuta Kenyon, Lake Como, PA Thu Aug 9, 2012

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You need to speak to an attorney to review the contract & see if you have any options.
1 vote Thank Flag Link Thu Aug 9, 2012
"Like a rent with option to buy deal"?
What is "like" it, without being one?

You are desperate!
Your Credit or Finances, or both, will not allow you to go the conventional route:
You need the Seller to help you out!

The Seller will know it, and you are going to pay dearly for this service:
There aren't too many altruistic Sellers out there.

The terms that can be written into a Lease/Option can be dangerous to you:
How long is the Option period?
How much money are you putting in to the Option?
What happens if you are not able to execute the Option?
How do you know what your financial situation will be 2-5 years from now?
How much is the rent in the meantime?
Who will be responsible for maintenance and repair in the meantime?
What will be the Market Value of the home in 2-5 years?
What will be the Selling price 2-5 years from now?

This is the Ultimate Caveat Emptor!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Aug 9, 2012
I am the seller
Flag Fri Aug 10, 2012
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