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Zak Himmelbe…, Real Estate Pro in Glendale, AZ
Zak Himmelberger answered:
My husband will be starting a new job in PA soon so we have to move. We both have bad credit and can't find anyone to rent to us. Can someone help?
My experience helping clients with bad credit find rentals has been pretty straightforward. Credit didn't so much matter as did their ability to pay the rental amount and demonstrate th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 10, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Phoenix
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
Troy Erickson, Real Estate Pro in Chandler, AZ
Troy Erickson answered:
I NEED ARENTALHOME 3-4 BR,2 BATHS)BEEN TURNED DOWN A FEW TIMES DUE TO CREDIT ISSUES,I HAVE A VERY STABLE JOB..HOUSTON,STAFFORD,MISSOURI CITY
You can actually do some things to improve your credit score within a matter of a week. It all depends on whether you are willing to do the work, and pay the price in may cost you, but ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 21, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Phoenix
Jennie Miller…, Real Estate Pro in Phoenix, AZ
Jennie Miller Pllc answered:
how many homes in phoenix are for sale vs for rent?
Are you considering purchasing a home, renting a home, or are you an investor?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 24, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Phoenix
Ann Griffin, Real Estate Pro in Mesa, AZ
Ann Griffin answered:
Just out of curiosity - I know that investors swooped in and purchased many of the $90,000 range homes to rent out. How are the rental homes going?
Single family home rentals are hot right now. After all, those unfortunate people who lost their homes still have to live somewhere! In fact right now it is tough for a buyer who needs ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 23, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Phoenix
Kayne Thrift, Real Estate Pro in Phoenix, AZ
Kayne Thrift answered:
Rent Vs. Buying. Right now with rental rates so low and the Arizona real estate market so turbulent, is it better to rent or to buy?
Trulia recently came out with a report finding that it is more affordable to buy than to rent a two-bedroom home in 72 percent of America's largest cities. The report lists the to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 15, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Phoenix
Crgardner, Home Seller in Phoenix, AZ
Crgardner answered:
if i am looking to move to phoenix from NY and have bad credit can I still rent
try looking into buyer/owner financing option in witch i have to offer as well as 30 houses for sale around the phoenix area .......might be worth checking into if you think so as well ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 24, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Phoenix
Deborah Grif…, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Deborah Griffin answered:
if I move from another state and just starting out can I still rent with bad credit
Gregg,

Most owners of rental properties understand our current market conditions and understand that a lot of renters will have derogatory credit. I would be up front and let them ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 20, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Phoenix
L & R Proper…, Real Estate Pro in Arizona
L & R Property Management answered:
How can I lease a property with deficiencies without being responsible for its shortcomings?
As a property management company that works closely with a several contractors, this agreement looks risky. Things to consider are what work needs to be done, because not all contractor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 7, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Phoenix
Kevin Richey, Real Estate Pro in Saint George, UT
Kevin Richey answered:
can I still rent with bad credit?
Yes you can. If you can get in touch with the property owner directly you might have a better chance. Property Management companies have a set list of criteria previously set by the hom ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 10, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Phoenix
Stew Keene, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Stew Keene answered:
Has anyone had experiences with Lease Purchase Agreements? Good or Bad- I welcome input
Shanda,

They are just as you described, they can be good or bad.

Scenario one: leasee options and moves in thinking they will purchase. 1 year goes by. The property values drop. L ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 12, 2009 Rent vs Buy in Phoenix
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