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Steve Quinta…, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
Steve Quintana answered:
HOW MANY SQUARE FEET IS 20 FT BY 40 FT?
20 ft. x 40 ft. = 800 sq. ft.

Here is a square foot calculator for you. http://www.calculator.net/square-footage-calculator.html
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 28, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Virginia Beach County
Annette Klohn, Real Estate Pro in Summerville, SC
Annette Klohn answered:
I am moving to the Charleston area and have a new job in Mt. Pleasant. Do you know of houses that are between $180,000 and $200,000.?
Dear Doug,
My name is Annette Klohn with Lowcountry Living Real Estate. I would be happy to assist you with finding a home in Hanahan. I have checked the MLS listing and there are sev ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 26, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Hanahan
Joe, Home Seller in Austin, TX
Joe answered:
Capital gains tax ? - are you charged capital gains on rental income and/or any profits made from that rental, along with profits made on sale of home
I'm not an accountant, but owning a rental home for about 10 years, here is how I understand it:

You pay INCOME TAX on rental income, and CAPITAL GAIN tax on the difference between P ... more
3 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 23, 2014 Rent vs Buy in San Diego
Melany George, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Melany George answered:
I'm a college student looking to move to Sac this winter. Should i rent or buy? Property around Sac State is expensive.
I would say rent 1st. Check what areas you like best. Just because you are moving to a new town.
As a experienced Sacramento residence since 1988 I would say don't take too long to dec ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Sacramento
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
Looking for an excellent OC Realtor
Hello DMac, I am sure you have moved by now buy you should study RENT vs BUY options now as you may qualify to buy with minimum out of pocket expenses and pay less than rent in many cit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 18, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Aliso Viejo
Frank Gaudino, Real Estate Pro in Jupiter, FL
Frank Gaudino answered:
Is there anyway I can find a Valid Rent to Own property? Everywhere I go I feel like I am being scammed.
Like my fellow professionals have stated, rent to own's have seem to become more rare as the market conditions in our area have gotten better and better for sellers. With property valu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 18, 2014 Rent vs Buy in 33458
James Wehner, Real Estate Pro in South Scottsdale, Sc...
James Wehner answered:
Hi, I'm will like to rent a pretty house, but I don't know how to start, this is my first time I'm trying to buy or rent.gabriella.hj777@yahoo.com tha
I can help you with your options. Depending on your situation, there are more appropriate times to rent vs. buy and vice versa. We can work through the different scenarios with you.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 13, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Phoenix
Simon Campbe…, Real Estate Pro in Miami Beach, FL
Simon Campbell answered:
Brokers: how often are your buyers motivated to purchase property because they have figured out that a mortgage payment could be cheaper than rent?
I find that quite a few buyers no longer want to "throw their money away" on rent. Often, the mortgage payments are cheaper than the rent. But, I always take the time to help them to se ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jul 9, 2014 Rent vs Buy in 98503
Jean Leon Ma…, Real Estate Pro in Camelback East, Phoe...
Jean Leon Magnotto answered:
My husband and I recently got married and are on a very fixed budget. We are looking for a small house or apartment within our budget. We need some
Reach out to an agent that you think you'd like to work with, there are tons here on Trulia that are great ! They will be able to help you figure out what the smartest move is, and how ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 9, 2014 Rent vs Buy
Jen Ford, Real Estate Pro in 84094
Jen Ford answered:
Looking to rent in 84121
Equity Real Estate has a Property Management division that can help you with rentals if you are still searching. I can put you in contact at no cost to you.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 8, 2014 Rent vs Buy in 84121
Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
i am looking for a foreclosure or little down with contract
Sounds great, make sure you let your Real Estate Licensee know you are in the market.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 5, 2014 Rent vs Buy in 97827
Kim Benedict, Real Estate Pro in 06902
Kim Benedict answered:
Would someone on a fixed income, like disability be able to buy a home?
You would deb best to contact a mortgage broker to get the answers you need. If there is housing in the area you live that would allow for an income level of $3000.00 a month then they ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 27, 2014 Rent vs Buy in 77070
Kim Benedict, Real Estate Pro in 06902
Kim Benedict answered:
For someone like myself who has bad credit but would like a home, what would be the best option: a rent to own home or buying a more affordable home?
I would say a rent to won could be a good option for you till you get your credit issues cleared up and scores in a better range to get lower interest rates.

1) Start doing your hom ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 27, 2014 Rent vs Buy in 77070
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
i am looking 4 bed 2 bath house rent to own 95834 or 95838 monthly $1000 to $1200
Rent to own is really not a good idea, therefore consider fixing whatever is preventing you from purchasing outright. Rent to own can be risky and one could stand to lose a bit of money ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 24, 2014 Rent vs Buy in 95838
Reginald Jas…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Reginald Jasper asked:
Do you have rent to own homes in 70072 area code ?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 22, 2014 Rent vs Buy
Shelby Lamar…, Real Estate Pro in Naugatuck, CT
Shelby Lamarre answered:
Looking to buy a 3 bedroom house,duplex ,condo..but I have fair credit.(that I know of)..but I will consider being a first time buyer,
Hello Sandra,

I am a mortgage lender that specializes in first time homebuyers. I would be more than happy to speak with you regarding your situation and we can go over what options ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 18, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Bridgeport
Doug Foster, Home Buyer in Spartanburg, SC
Doug Foster asked:
I am looking for a house in the Hanahan area that is in the $180,000 to $200,000 range. I looked earlier in the city but the houses were too old. I I have a new job in Mt. Pleasant with a local Engineering company and am relocating from the Upstate of South Carolina.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 16, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Hanahan
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