Rent to owns are very rare. Short sales and foreclosures are not able to do this and most sellers will not do.
Many times a rental can turn into an ownership opportunity and there are ways to negotiate that. Credit scores and determination of bk is dependent on the owner. There are lots of ways to make you look better to potential owners, though. Rent to owns are not for everyone. There are pitfalls that you will want to avoid. With the market changing, there will be less rentals available as some sellers will now sell. There are many options for you. Please feel free to call if you want to discuss.
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