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Correa79david, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Correa79david asked:
Me and my wife are looking for a legit rent to own program or apartments where low credit score and evictions are accepted. Please help! Hello, me and my wife and 3 kids are in need of some help. Just last year we got evicted from the place we were living. The landlord decided to raise the rent and eventually felt behind…
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 21, 2015 Rent vs Buy in 37214
Will Johnson, Real Estate Pro in 37075
Will Johnson answered:
I am trying to find me a rto property is there some one that can help me out with bad credit
Forbes provides a great list of ways to improve your credit score quickly:

I would foc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 11, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Antioch
Chuck Campbe…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, TN
Chuck Campbell answered:
Have you tried out the new "Rent" vs. "Buy" widget on Trulia's home page? It is very instructive!
No, I haven't tried it Sharon. How does it work?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 13, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Nashville
Grady Hensley…, Real Estate Pro in 24201
Grady Hensley III answered:
Homes for rent within Bristol? Or look into buying first home?
Have you found an apartment yet?

Are you qualified to purchase a home? if so the mortgage calculator would be a handy tool to use.
If you want to talk about purchasing your first ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 13, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Bristol
Laron A Jones, Real Estate Pro in Memphis, TN
Laron A Jones answered:
Hi, my name is Lanika and i want to rent to buy my first home
If you are thinking about Buying a Home or you know someone who is, Please do not hesitate to contact me, I will be glad to assist you. Thanks in Advance LaRon A Jones & Kaizen Rea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 12, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Memphis
Linda Burr, Real Estate Pro in Gallatin, TN
Linda Burr answered:
iam looking for rent to own homes in or around gallatin tn
Home ownership is always a good choice, however, are you new to the area. Are you sure what areas you want to live in. So many more questions are needing answering to help advise you o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 12, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Gallatin
John Welker…, Real Estate Pro in Murfreesboro, TN
John Welker BPOR (Re-locator) answered:
Why buy now in Middle Tennessee?
With the down turn of the housing market RENT is at a premium and rising. Home prices are at an all time LOW and interest rates are great. $100 down FHA with a lower than rental house p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 15, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Murfreesboro
Tara Skinner, Real Estate Pro in Jackson, TN
Tara Skinner answered:
need a house to rent
Where and What size home and how much per month?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 14, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Jackson
Roland Vinya…, Real Estate Pro in Sprakers, NY
Roland Vinyard answered:
Moving to area (Bartlett, Millington, Tipton) for 3 years. Crazy to buy and try to sell in 3 years? Better to rent?
I don't know the area and, if I did, that could change my advice.

In general, I do not recommend buying for only three years. Your closing costs, which includes our fees, eats up to ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu May 31, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Bartlett
Stephanie Cr…, Real Estate Pro in Nashville, TN
Stephanie Crawford answered:
In a rent to own home, who determines the deposit amount and do they come up with that amount.
The seller determines this. You could try to negotiate if you like. Be warned though. Very, very few lease options ever turn into closed sales. Landlords love the arrangement. No close? ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Mar 31, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Woodbine
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
Christopher Snape answered:
Do you have rental property?
Hey Robert,

I'm not sure what your asking here?

Have a great day..
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 26, 2012 Rent vs Buy in 37813
Sam, Renter in Chattanooga, TN
Sam asked:
Is there any regulation regarding dog poop piling up and constant loud dog barking when owner not home in chattanooga tn? Lease not enforced. Lease spells out restrictions not allowing the above. Not enforced, reported several times by several residents.
Manager gives smart a--- responses and takes no action. There is also…
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 10, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Chattanooga
Lee Ann Coch…, Real Estate Pro in Tennessee
Lee Ann Cochran answered:
i am going thru divorce need to buy something close to portland tn
I live in Mt Juliet, familiar with that area. Do you own a home now?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 31, 2010 Rent vs Buy in Bethpage
Gerald Willi…, Real Estate Pro in Collierville, TN
Gerald Williams answered:
I am going through a divorce and am looking to buy a starter home in Collierville. I have good credit, but no work history for the last 8 years.

I agree with Jo. You should contact a direct lender, not a broker , present your situation to them and they should be able to give you the best advise.

0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 11, 2010 Rent vs Buy in Collierville
Patty Everitt, Real Estate Pro in Collierville, TN
Patty Everitt answered:
Would the owner be interested in leasing at this time? If so, please send info. We are currently leasing in Southwind, and trying to move around Mar.
Hi, Yes is the answer, if it is a 6 month lease only, with purchase after that , lender letter, with strong work history too. Great looking home, 3023 sq,ft. 1981 home with a 2 car gara ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 6, 2010 Rent vs Buy in Collierville
Brennan Alld…, Real Estate Pro in Salt Lake City, UT
Brennan Alldredge answered:
Should I rent or buy in downtown memphis?
I have a great document to help you analyze this decision. Let me know if you'd like me to email it to you.
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 8, 2009 Rent vs Buy in Tennessee
Truliarenter, Real Estate Pro in Charlotte, NC
Truliarenter answered:
i need to try and find me a house to rent . i need a 2 bedroom with a den if possible and a bath and half.
Hey Faye,

You can do a quick search on a number of rental sites. Here's a quick one to try:

Let us know how it goes...
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 28, 2009 Rent vs Buy in Memphis
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