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Carla.Schatz…, Renter in Amelia, OH
Carla.Schatzman asked:
How do I find Houses for rent by private owner? I seem to only find rentals thru property managers, not the actual owners. Property Mgmt. Co., won't give me a 2nd look, b/c of credit & chapter 13; even though our legal rep., has given…
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 7:48pm Rent vs Buy in Amelia
Stephane Cha…, Real Estate Pro in 85085
Stephane Chartier 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
Hi Gabriella

There is great first time home buyer programs. I have a lender who is specialized in this category. There is Home in 5 program where seller pays a large percentage of yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 4:36pm 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
Jennifer Ford, Real Estate Pro in 84094
Jennifer 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
Catherine Pi…, Real Estate Pro in Ewa Beach, HI
Catherine Pierce answered:
Rent or Buy on Oahu?
There is something called a "Tipping Point" which is the interest rate at which it is smarter to rent vs buy in a location. The tipping point for Hawaii is 6%. With the current interest ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 7, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Honolulu
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 Stamford, CT
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 Stamford, CT
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
kunoichi1987, Home Buyer in Parkesburg, PA
kunoichi1987 asked:
I am thinking of renting out the house I live in now, and relocate to the lancaster Pa area from Del. Co. Pa, and would like to get a rent to own prop I just bought my home 1 year ago and I had to put a lot of money into it that I did"t plan for. It was not an, as is, property, and I believe I was fooled into purchasing it, lied to,…
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 25, 2014 Rent vs Buy in 19082
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
John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke 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.?
Hi Doug,

I did a search here on Trulia and found this one:
http://www.trulia.com/property/3009533165-1205-Catbird-Ct-Hanahan-SC-29410

This home was built in 2006.

Here is the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 18, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Hanahan
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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