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thinz, Real Estate Pro in Allenhurst, NJ
thinz answered:
Renting or buying?
As far as favoring the owner - what would you expect? Even in a fair deal for both sides, the seller has the bigger risk renting a home to someone that may not eventually buy it, or who ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 29, 2015 Rent vs Buy in New Jersey
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Does the Mercer County Community has rent to own. Can someone help me.?
Rent to owns are rare and even more rarely are they a good deal for the renter/buyer. The vast majority of rent to own renter/buyer's never end up buying the house. They are a gr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 22, 2015 Rent vs Buy in 08611
Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick answered:
Is it compulsory to stay at Bridgewater for getting or continuing admission at RVCC High School?
The school district will give you your final answer but I believe you will need to provide proof that you are residing as owner or renter in the township.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 23, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Bridgewater
Kristen, Home Buyer in Seaside Heights, NJ
Kristen asked:
Anyone know of a 3 bdrm home for rent in Ocean Gate w/ a fenced yard that will accept a golden retriever, a shi-tzu and a cat? Completely housebroken! Neat and tidy family w 3 small children, permanently displaced by Sandy and haven't had our beloved pets since we evacuated. Our current landlord doesn't think heat is a necessity and it…
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 19, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Ocean Gate
Barbara Grus…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Barbara Gruska, Tom Abella 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 New Jersey, 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
Kenneth Verb…, Real Estate Pro in PRINCETON, NJ
Kenneth Verbeyst 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 Cherry Hill, NJ
Sharon Cinkowski answered:
How likely are sellers to accept rent to own options?
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
Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Anna M 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
Ines De La C…, Real Estate Pro in Marlton, NJ
Ines De La Cruz answered:
My parents are retired. Can they afford to buy a home, or just settle into a retirement community?
Hello Mary,
Thank you for your question.
It will all depend on your parents personal financial situation. There are many choices.
Where are your parents living now? How is their cre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 6, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Barrington
Patric Santo…, Real Estate Pro in North Brunswick, NJ
Patric Santo Pietro answered:
We have 4 cats and are moving to the area for 2 years. Given strict pet policies some places, should we consider buying?
Given your circumstances and the current market conditions, I would seriously consider buying. Finding a rental that will accept 4 cats will not be easy. In addition, home affordability ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 23, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Highland Park
Armin Lusiny…, Real Estate Pro in Short Hills, NJ
Armin Lusinyants answered:
rent vs buying I am wandaring if I can buy home for the amount that I am paying for rent
Very much possible. I just had clients who ended up paying less for the mortgage than they payed for the rent! GO see a mortgage representative now. With the mortgage rates going up try ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Feb 18, 2013 Rent vs Buy in 07057
Joanne Berna…, Real Estate Pro in Northfield, NJ
Joanne Bernardini answered:
120 Oxford is still on the market. Who authorize this property to be removed? Barbara Daniels, Exec.
As of June 29, 120 Oxford in Vineland is not listed on the South Jersey Regional MLS. If you have a contract for sale on this property, contact the listing agent and determine if he has ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 29, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Vineland
Mary Petti, Real Estate Pro in Edison, NJ
Mary Petti answered:
As a first time buyer not knowin anything about buying a home where do i start?

Just an FYI....The QUESTION was written in February 2010...hopefully this first time buyer in already a first time owner by now..
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 28, 2012 Rent vs Buy in 08055
Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick answered:
Where is a Good Place for Newlyweds to Rent An Apartment in NJ?
If I had it to do over, I would have rented when I first moved from the city to NJ - I agree with Debbie, renting for a year will give you an opportunity to "test" your new location and ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Apr 1, 2012 Rent vs Buy in New Jersey
Helen Cocuzza, Real Estate Pro in BayHead, NJ
Helen Cocuzza answered:
I inherited 1/6 of a paid for home that will always be worth more than mine. Would selling MY home & renting the other be a good financial move?
If my understanding is correct it sounds like you want to sell your house & move into the new one & pay them rent> if thats the case just make sure that all parties involve ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 13, 2012 Rent vs Buy in New Jersey
Jonathan Fac…, Real Estate Pro in Bridgewater, NJ
Jonathan Faccone answered:
rent with the option to buy, or lease with the option to buy....

Currently I am working on a property in Middletown, NJ for rent to own. Not sure if this would be of interest.

Best Regards,

0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 6, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Brick
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