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Mike McEntush, Real Estate Pro in 45150
Mike McEntush answered:
How do I find Houses for rent by private owner?
One of the best resources to find rental homes are through Craigslist
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 5, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Amelia
Dustin Leis, Real Estate Pro in Greenville, OH
Dustin Leis answered:
Are there any land contracts available in the Greenville, OH area? How do land contracts work?
There are opportunities in the Greenville area to purchase homes on Land Contract. Land contracts are simply when the owner of the property acts as the bank. Now that sounds simple, but ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 28, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Greenville
Kimberly Ann…, Real Estate Pro in Cincinnati, OH
Kimberly Ann Lawson answered:
Is there such a thing as help to buy a home if your credit report is fair because of very old outdated accounts still on there 20 yrs and older?
That's a loaded question (referring to credit). Concerning things 20 yrs old, they shouldn't still be there..? It is difficult to give specific advice when we don't have ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Nov 11, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Gahanna
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
What are the advantages/disadvantages of rent-to-own properties? Please respond on here.
Good morning Kenan Jue,

Rent To Own is a better deal for the Seller than it would ever be for a potential Buyer.

Key Points of Rent-To-Own:
• Portion of monthly rent payme ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 18, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Cleveland
Bryant Mero, Real Estate Pro in 10465
Bryant Mero answered:
I was wondering if there are sellers willing to consider a rent to own option. we need time to increase credit score.....
Good morning,

It would actually be in your best interest to work on building your credit and rent in the meantime. There are various credit repair agencies that can assist you and I ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Aug 21, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Cleveland Heights
Bridgette_Ev…, Both Buyer and Seller in Ashville, OH
Bridgette_Evans asked:
Would Seller consider Renting to Own? Add some detail about your question
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 1, 2013 Rent vs Buy in South Bloomfield
Kimberly Ann…, Real Estate Pro in Cincinnati, OH
Kimberly Ann Lawson answered:
Rent or Buy?
Hi Sarah,

I would also add some things that you might not have considered.

I'm sure you've heard this ole adage, you get what you pay for. Based on the quick search I performed I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 17, 2013 Rent vs Buy in 45140
kphall65, Other/Just Looking in Cambridge, OH
kphall65 answered:
When buying a home, do you need to have a down payment?
Typical loans are 20% down (conventional), other loans types such as FHA can be 3%. One of the reasons to put 20% down is to avoid paying PMI which is an insurance that covers the loa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 17, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Cambridge
Duane Johnst…, Real Estate Pro in Ohio
Duane Johnston answered:
D0 you have rent to own homes on your list?
sometimes there are RTO's on the list, sometimes we have to find them.
Call or email me, I'll see if I can help you.
Duane Johnston,
Howard Hanna Real Estate
330-752-4892
duanejohn ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 8, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Cleveland Heights
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I am interested in a rent-to-own apartment/condominium in brooklyn, NY where can I find a listing of this option?
Rent to own situations are rare in this area as most sellers would rather sell outright, therefore do consider working with an agent of your own, he/she can best guide you, approach sel ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 30, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Brooklyn
Nick, Renter in Lakewood, OH
Nick answered:
My landlord wanted to cancel my lease 2 days before I was to move in, after a lease was signed and my deposit cashed! what are my rights??
thanks for the answer!

no, i did nothing to breach the contract. in the lease, the owner agreed to care for the lawn and snow removal, he contacted me and told me that he was no lo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 1, 2011 Rent vs Buy in 44118
Shannon Fren…, Real Estate Pro in Baltimore, MD
Shannon French answered:
ARE THERE ANY HOMES OUT THERE FOR SALE ON LAND CONTRACT?
How much are you offering down? We specialize in rent-to-own via lease with an exclusive option to purchase. However, when our clients are putting upwards of 15-20% down, we find that ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed May 25, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Cambridge
Kieran M. Ja…, Real Estate Pro in 91316
Kieran M. Jackson answered:
Is it better to rent an apartment or buy a house?
Buying a house 9 times out of 10 is the way to go... If you are not a licensed professional, always ATLEAST consult with one before making a purchase!

All the best,
Kieran
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 25, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Cleveland
Dan Dreher, Real Estate Pro in 43302
Dan Dreher answered:
Im buying a home in marion oh,on land contract do all parties invouled need to do the signing of the deed in front of a notory
Any time a signature needs to be notarized, it should be done on the presence of the notary. That way the notary can verify that the person who is signing is actually that person.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 24, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Marion County
Bexsentico@y…, Home Buyer in Cleveland, OH
Bexsentico@yahoo.com answered:
How affordable is a home?
Hello Stew,

It is always better to buy a house when you are renting a house you are only making the landlord rich and paying off their house . The same money that your paying in rent ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 24, 2011 Rent vs Buy in 44118
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