At this point in time, it would be best to rent something you really like knowing that the owner would potentially sell in a few years rather than drawing up a rent to own option that might lock you into a less than favorable position in this still slightly downward market. I would be glad to help you in your rental search or to speak more about this with you on an individual basis. Feel free to contact me directly. Best wishes to you.
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Those situations are few and far between. Way better to get a loan and be done with it. Talk to a mortgage broker to find out how much you qualify for then find an agent who specializes in the area in which you are wanting to live.... more
Great question Willprow... I wrote a multi part blog about this topic. This will help you go through the decision making process. I have included the link below.
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March numbers just came in for Illinois. I would seriously consider renting.
If I can be of any help let me know. I specialize in residential rentals for the
past 13 years in Chicago.
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Depends- What is the address of the property? There are still a handful of good properties in the South Loop that are selling. You could puchase the property and turn around to sell it at a loss less then $50K.
My office is on Roosevelt so I know these buildings well and will be able to help :-)
You receive a tax benefit over 3 years check with a CPA work on some of your questions, have you thought about purchasing a foreclosure with equity could be a benefit for you. Then if you have to move you might be able rent the property where you earn extra income property increases in value
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