Rent vs Buy in Wisconsin : Questions & Answers

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Silbey, Home Buyer in Glencoe, IL
Silbey asked:
Seeking a single family home rental in Cedarburg (4BR/2.5BA) for 1 year lease (or more). We're a professional family moving this summer and need a home BEFORE school starts in Fall 2014. We'd prefer to be near town/schools , but would consider further subdivisions. Finished…
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 28, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Cedarburg
Duane Murphy, Real Estate Pro in Appleton, WI
Duane Murphy answered:
I need rent to own houses in theKimberly area. is any one willing to negotiate one of these houses that are basically new and are just sitting there?
There have been some rent to own new construction homes available in the Kimberly area. This is not a common thing in our area but still a possibility. Most builders/agents won't readil ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 28, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Kimberly
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
Take a look at local listings here on Trulia:,WI/

0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 23, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Portage
Heather Steg…,  in Brookfield, WI
Heather Steger answered:
Is it wise for me to buy a new home when I have no saving and I am 55 years old, and I'm selling my home of 20 year because of a divorce.?
That would all depend on what your budget is after the divorce. I do not think it is a bad idea at all and would love to sit down with you and we can weigh out what is on the market tha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 8, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Wauwatosa
Heath Perry, Real Estate Pro in Fond du Lac, WI
Heath Perry answered:
Should we buy now with a smaller down payment (4-6%), or buy in two years with a better down payment (6-10%)? Worried home prices might go back up.
The biggest worry should be about rates going up. We just saw a slight interest rate increase this week. The rates will never be this low again. A couple of percentages of a downpaym ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 11, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Fond du Lac
Craig, Real Estate Pro in Oregon, WI
Craig answered:
Relocating to WI from Germany for a new job. Seeking a 3 bed 2 bath for my wife and 5 yr old. Do you permit short term leases?
Welcome to Wisconsin. What area of WI are you looking to relocate to? This is a great house in a very safe, spacious country setting with neighbors on a dead-end cul de sac - so very l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 5, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Sun Prairie
Patrick Thies…, Real Estate Pro in Elmhurst, IL
Patrick Thies SFR, CNC answered:
can you collect rent on a closed mortgage?
You may need to clarify your question. Not exactly sure what you are asking here. If you mean can a landlord continue to collect rent from a tenant on a foreclosure or paid loan, the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 12, 2010 Rent vs Buy in Milwaukee
Landa Pennin…, Real Estate Pro in Huntsville, AL
Landa Pennington answered:
Are you receiving alot of calls from people who want to Rent a House instead of Buy a House?
Yes, requests for rentals have increased due to folks who do not qualify for a loan due to credit issues.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 7, 2010 Rent vs Buy in Wisconsin
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