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Paul Youssef, Real Estate Pro in Costa Mesa, CA
Paul Youssef answered:
I'm currently renting a 1 br apartment and have been awarded custody of my kids and now looking to either buy or rent a 3-4 bdr home in Irvine, CA.
If you find out you don't qualify for a conventional loan I can help you find a seller to finance up to 90% of the loan. So you'd need 10% down.

Check my website.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 15, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Irvine
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
Looking for an excellent OC Realtor
You will need to contact a real estate professional.
If you read the questions other citizens have posted regarding rentals on Trulia you will realize you will be chasing vapors or cou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 18, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Aliso Viejo
Rob Spinosa, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Rob Spinosa answered:
Considering moving to California, to be close to my daughter. I live in Florida currently, and not sure if I want to buy or rent.
I have a couple of thoughts on this:

1) Renting for a short time in a new area may give you an opportunity to determine EXACTLY where you'd like to buy. This is happy to know when ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 23, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Irvine
Jim Simms, Real Estate Pro in Louisville, KY
Jim Simms answered:
Is it safe to do the whole "rent to own" program? What's the catch?
Of course it is dangerous for the buyer. Anything you do to “work around” the system that is there to protect your rights increases the risk of a financial disaster. It is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 18, 2013 Rent vs Buy in 92805
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Why don't banks rent their REO's while the houses are on the market?
DATED BUT RELEVANT.....

First banks can do anything until they own the property......Secondly, once the lender has taken possession of the property, placing a renter in place greatly ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 15, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Yorba Linda
Felix Hung, Real Estate Pro in Irvine, CA
Felix Hung answered:
Relocating to Irvine, CA for a job in March 2010 from Fairfax County, VA. We are totally confused what to do as far as selling/buying/renting?
Blaza76,

This is now a very old question - any updates on the move?

I was born and raised in Fairfax - what subdivision is this in?

From what I heard because of the metro' ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 27, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Irvine
Billie Desim…, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, CA
Billie Desimone answered:
rental rates for houses in 92832
Hi, Jorge------------

Rental rates are $1.46 per square foot on the average in the 92832 zip code at the current time. If you would like more info, feel free to contact me.

Billi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 20, 2011 Rent vs Buy in 92832
Investor X, Real Estate Pro in Gilbert, AZ
Investor X answered:
Rent or buy????
It depends who you ask.

Ask a salesman and they will obviously say buy.
Ask an investor they will say rent.

Here’s a question for you. Who would you take advice from? ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 29, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Orange County
Willy Olsen, Real Estate Pro in Claremont, CA
Willy Olsen answered:
Why don't banks just become part owners of homes? It's got to be a better solution than foreclosing; there are fewer buyers due to high
Why don't banks just re-negotiate or re-structure their mortgages? If done correctly it would be a win-win situation for all parties. And it's not that difficult. The bank wou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 8, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Yorba Linda
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