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Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Anna M Brocco answered:
Graduate student in Long Island - Rent vs. Buy in NYC?
To rent or buy is a decision only you can make; It’s all about costs and lifestyle. Costs—financing v. moving-in, mortgage v. rent, repairs v. upkeep. Lifestyle—sta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 29, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Astoria
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Do you have rent to own,are lease with option?
Lease/Option
You are desperate!
Your Credit or Finances, or both, will not allow you to go the conventional route:
You need the Seller to help you out!

The Seller will know it, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 28, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Tampa
Laquita Baez, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Laquita Baez answered:
Should we rent or look at buying with little money to put down and credit scores in the low 600's?
My advice would be to take advantage of the current housing market and interest rates and contact a mortgage lender to try and get prequalified for a home loan. I would be happy to refe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 30, 2012 Rent vs Buy in 30215
Janna Piper, Real Estate Pro in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Janna Piper answered:
how much $ would i need for a down payment on a home worth $200,000.00 And what kind of credit? I have never owned a home before.
Hi Michelle, I just answered your other question about the eviction you had 1 year ago.. So you've been on your job 1 year? What did you do before that? I can tell you that FHA requires ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 27, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Rancho Cucamonga
Craig Chasta…, Real Estate Pro in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Craig Chastain answered:
was evicted after 11yrs - financial hardship - landed a great job and have been working for almost 1yr. Saved $4000 - Im afraid to even fill out app.
Hello Michelle,

I am not sure what your question is? Please feel free to contact me and we can discuss your scenario further.

Thank you!


Craig Chastain
Realtor/Owner
Next L ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 12, 2012 Rent vs Buy in 91730
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I need see, Cabin, 4 rent and maybe 4 buy, the 3 bed,and 2bath. non distance to school, hospital, market,etc
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 26, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Alpena
Victoriousev…, Home Buyer in Sanford, NC
Victoriouseven answered:
Is renting better short term, too?
IF YOU RATHER OWN LOOK INTO SOME FORECLOSURE HOMES. IF YOU DECIDED TO RELOCATE U CAN RENT THE HOME OR RESALE IT FOR A PROFIT.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 28, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Sanford
James Ryan, Real Estate Pro in Leesburg, VA
James Ryan answered:
Who can help us find--rent or buy a 3 Bed Room, 2 Bath home of condo or home near Flagler College and St. Augustine Beach.
Buying vs renting are two different animals. Purchasing an investment property begins with a pre-qualification to go over the process, loan products available, the owner's income etc. M ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 25, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Saint Augustine
Cody Addingt…, Real Estate Pro in Tulsa, OK
Cody Addington answered:
got a voucher from ohfa want this house live there before willing to pay 550.00
I'm not quite sure what you are asking but if you would like to email me I may be able to assist. caddington@mcgrawok.com
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 13, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Country Club Gardens
Michael Magaw, Real Estate Pro in Torrance, CA
Michael Magaw answered:
What is the price range for a 4 plex in El Segundo?
There are 3 available four-plexes in El Segundo. Price range from $1.18M to $1.29M.

Call or email me for details.

Michael Magaw
310.259.6850
m@nhlbrokers.com
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 23, 2012 Rent vs Buy in 90245
Beau Ferguson, Real Estate Pro in Charlotte, NC
Beau Ferguson answered:
My husband nad myself along with my daugther nad her three kids are looking for a rent-to-own home a four or five bedrooms.
Not many homes are listed rent to own, but sometimes you can find a homeowner willing to do it.....especially if he's had a home on the market for awhile. Of course they will want to ch ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 20, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Charlotte
Persis Behra…, Real Estate Pro in Cinco Ranch, TX
Persis Behramsha answered:
Would someone on a fixed income, like disability be able to buy a home?
Hi Pattty, I am not fully aware of all the mortgage options that might be offered for someone in your situation, so the best option is to call on a few mortgage companies and explain yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 27, 2014 Rent vs Buy in 77070
Louis  Wolfs…, Real Estate Pro in Needham, MA
Louis Wolfson answered:
INVESTMENT PROPERTY. I am from the UK where we have a buy to let agreement with our lenders. What do you have in the US for property investors?
Typical deposit on investment property is 25 - 30%

Returns are based on many factors. Location, type of property (apartments, office, retail, industrial) and financing.

I have bu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 20, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Boston
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
Want the apartment renting information for one of my friend who is going to study in David Geffen School of Medicine for a year from the coming July.
Hi Melody,

Have you tried reaching out to a Trulia pro yet? I would recommend picking an agent from our list of experts in the area:

http://www.trulia.com/voices/directory/Los_Ang ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 9, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Los Angeles
Dot Chance, Real Estate Pro in Burbank, CA
Dot Chance answered:
Want the apartment renting information for one of my friend who is going to study in David Geffen School of Medicine for a year from the coming July.
Hi, Melanie. The school may offer a list of people willing to rent to students. That would be a great place to start.

As far as renting a room vs an apartment is probably a matter of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 30, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Los Angeles
Tom Gildea,  in Orange County, NY
Tom Gildea answered:
is quicken loans the best way to go?
Google "Quicken + complaints".
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 17, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Pine Island
Lucie Ogdee,…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Lucie Ogdee, MBA 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?
If you have a good sum for a down payment, owner financing may be an option for you. Let me know if you are in that position.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 27, 2014 Rent vs Buy in 77070
Ron Rovtar, Real Estate Pro in Boulder, CO
Ron Rovtar answered:
rent to buy single family home
Hi Najeeba Roya:

I would google "lease purchase" or "rent to buy" to find websites that specialize in helping you find someone interested in selling this way. However, I would be ext ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 14, 2012 Rent vs Buy
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
Christopher Pagli answered:
Looking for a 2-3 bedroom apartment or house in Peekskill or Ossining.
Hi, if you aren't working with an agent I would love the opportunity to sit down and discuss your needs. Please feel free to message me if interested. My office is is Tarrytown a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 2, 2012 Rent vs Buy in 10566
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