One thing to look for in making your offers, how long a property has been for sale. Also, run the title online and see what they owe. Someone who owes very little may be more open, because the rent payment might cover their loan payment.
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I am familiar with a couple of homes here in Scituate, Ma that the sellers would possibly consider rent to own since their homes are vacant and have been on the market for a considerable amount of time. Please feel free to contact me if you would like further information. Thanks,
Michelle Anne Murphy
Jack Conway Realtors
80 Front Street
Scituate MA 02066
I did a quick search in the mls in that zip code and nothing comes up. Since a seller will typically make this decision case-by-case your best bet would be to post on craigslist. Otherwise you can try to contact a buyer broker and ask if they would send out out a mass email to all the agents with listings on the market in that zip code and see if any of their seller clients would be interested in a R2O.