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Matthew DeFe…, Real Estate Pro in Nutley, NJ
There are several different ways to get a down payment for a home, we can help.Here are some creative ways to come up with a down payment for a new home in New Jersey (taken from AOL online article) But… Read more
Blogged earlier today by Matthew DeFede Home Buying Rent vs Buy Home Ownership
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Cheryl Schuck, Real Estate Pro in Parsippany, NJ
HOUSING PARTNERSHIP OF NEW JERSEY IS HOSTING IT'S 22nd ANNUAL HOME BUYER EXPO at County College of Morris in Randolph on Saturday, March 29th from Noon to 4 p.m. The Expo will be held in the Student Center… Read more
Blogged Tue Mar 25, 2014 by Cheryl Schuck Home Buying In My Neighborhood Rent vs Buy
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Jeffrey David…, Real Estate Pro in Ridgefield, NJ
Better Homes and Gardens – Rand Realty will be hosting a FREE Home Buyers’ & Credit Repair Seminar on Saturday, March 1st, from 10am-12pm (continental breakfast at 9:30), at their offices at 742… Read more
Blogged Fri Feb 14, 2014 by Jeffrey David Halpern Home Buying Rent vs Buy Credit Score
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Tom Abella &…, Real Estate Pro in Short Hills, NJ
Tom Abella & Barbara Gruska answered:
looking to buy in millburn frm nyc but want to "try it out" 1st with short term rentals for the commute. anything available?
I do not now if you have resolved your commuting issue but here goes. I commuted for several years
from Flushing (bus and #7) and commuted 15 years from Millburn and there was basicall ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 9, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Millburn
John Sacktig, Real Estate Pro in East Brunswick, NJ
John Sacktig answered:
I am not in a place to buy right now. Are there alot of homes that will take the rent to buy route?
Hi Jill,

I answered your other question on purchasing a foreclosure!

Quite honestly, rent-to-own does not really exist. (Although I have prepared 1 potential rent to own this yea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 30, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Milltown
Fernando (Fr…, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
10 Ways to Prepare for Homeownership 1. Decide what you can afford. Generally, you can afford a home equal in value to between two and three times your gross income. 2. Develop your home wish list.… Read more
Blogged Sun Nov 3, 2013 by Fernando (Fred) Pucciarelli Home Buying Financing Rent vs Buy
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Shaun Brandon, Real Estate Pro in Westampton, NJ
I often get Rent vs. Buy questions and concerns. I plug in the numbers for varying situations, and get a consistent result: Buy a House!  Most renters, wary of a biased opinion and sometimes ignore… Read more
Blogged Sun Nov 3, 2013 by Shaun Brandon Home Buying Rental Basics Rent vs Buy
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David C Forw…, Real Estate Pro in Medford, NJ
Should I Buy…or should I Rent a new home? It is one of the most important questions my clients ask me: "Should we buy this home, or does it make more sense to rent?" A couple of skeptics have responded,… Read more
Blogged Thu Oct 24, 2013 by David C Forward Home Buying Rental Basics Rent vs Buy
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Randy Cohen, Real Estate Pro in Marlboro, NJ
I remember in 1981 when my husband and I were buying our first home. It was a scary time. The interest rate had risen to a ridiculous 151/2% and we questioned whether we could afford this. We closed on… Read more
Blogged Thu Oct 10, 2013 by Randy Cohen Home Buying Financing Rent vs Buy
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Cheryl Schuck, Real Estate Pro in Parsippany, NJ
                                    ARE YOU LOOKING FOR YOUR FIRST HOME?              … Read more
Blogged Thu Oct 10, 2013 by Cheryl Schuck Home Buying Financing Rent vs Buy
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Michele Iriz…, Real Estate Pro in Rumson, NJ
      At the ripe age of 21, I knew I wanted to be a homeowner. My landlord had told me that he had just come out of my apartment, while I wasn't home, to check up on the condition of the… Read more
Blogged Mon Oct 7, 2013 by Michele Irizarry Home Buying Rent vs Buy
Cara Esposito…, Real Estate Pro in Sicklerville, NJ
Yes, it is true. Purchasing a home can be cheaper than renting. Perfect example, my Mom. She sold her home and rented for 13 years. She didn't think it was possible to own a home again. She was tired of… Read more
Blogged Fri Aug 30, 2013 by Cara Esposito Castrataro Home Buying Rent vs Buy Property Q&A
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Cara Esposito…, Real Estate Pro in Sicklerville, NJ
For the 1st time homebuyers and those of you who are thinking about buying in the future or even renting please read....The reason I bring this up under rent vs. buy is because most people don't know that… Read more
Blogged Fri Aug 9, 2013 by Cara Esposito Castrataro Home Buying Rent vs Buy Home Ownership
Kenneth Verb…, Real Estate Pro in Princeton, NJ
Kenneth Verbeyst CRS GRI ABR SRES GREEN Broker-Assoc answered:
we wish to rent a condo or town house near Lambertville or mercer county
Mercer County has a very wide range of prices for rentals or sales. (think Princeton Vs Trenton) Lambertville is very nice and price wise would be in the middle. This is a very wide ran ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 22, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Hunterdon County
Sharon Cinko…, Real Estate Pro in Mount Laurel, NJ
Sharon Cinkowski answered:
How likely are sellers to accept rent to own options?
Travis,
Given the current market conditions, the rent to own option is not very likely.
If you are interested in selling you home, I would be happy to sit down with you and help you w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 16, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Berlin
Anthony Picc…, Real Estate Pro in Cherry Hill, NJ
Running the Numbers: 41% By Nikhil Hutheesing - Jun 12, 2013 7:16 PM ET That’s how much cheaper it is nationally to buy a home rather than rent, according to research… Read more
Blogged Sat Jun 22, 2013 by Anthony Piccone Home Buying Financing Rent vs Buy
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Karen Buonomo…, Real Estate Pro in 07733
305 BETSY ROSS DRIVE, FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, NJ 07728$525,000Single Family Home4 Bedrooms3 BathroomsLot: 0.45 acre(s)More Photos and Additional InfoONLY THE FINEST QUALITY FINISHING TOUCHES YOU WILL FIND IN… Read more
Blogged Mon Jun 17, 2013 by Karen Buonomo & Starr Koplow Market Conditions Home Buying Rent vs Buy
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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Bea is rent to own for me?? Is it worth it?
Keep in mind that rent to own can be risky and one could stand to lose a bit of money, therefore do inform yourself well, and consider consulting with an attorney who specializes in rea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 8, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Perth Amboy
Karen Buonomo…, Real Estate Pro in 07733
148 SOUTHWOOD DRIVE, OLD BRIDGE, NJ 08857$245,000Single Family Home3 Bedrooms1 Bathroom1 Partial BathroomLot: 0.13 acre(s)More Photos and Additional InfoWOW! DON T MISS THIS DEAL! BEAUTIFULLY UPDATED RANCHWOW!… Read more
Blogged Fri May 31, 2013 by Karen Buonomo & Starr Koplow Market Conditions Home Buying Rent vs Buy
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Debra Swayze, Real Estate Pro in Middletown, NJ
65 Spruce Dr, Shrewsbury, NJ3BR/2BA Single Family Houseoffered at $389,000Year Built1955 Sq Footage1,473 Bedrooms3Bathrooms2 full, 0 partial Floors Unspecified Parking 1 Car garage Lot Size12,523 sqft… Read more
Blogged Sat May 25, 2013 by Debra Swayze Market Conditions Home Buying Rent vs Buy
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