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Barbara, Real Estate Pro in Butler County, PA
Barbara answered:
my credit is not that good but my wife has good credit would this still stop us from purchasing a home even
It seems reasonable enough: If your credit is bad but hers is good, why not just apply for a mortgage using only her good credit score? The trouble is, if you submit only one partnerââ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 21, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Denair
Jeff  Wood, Home Buyer in Togo, MN
Jeff Wood asked:
Needed a building of 3flats, aterrain,in industrial area of d city in ur country 4industry Needed a building of 3flats, aterrain,in industrial area of d city in ur country 4industry
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 22, 2009 Rent vs Buy in Bakersfield
Arn Cenedella, Real Estate Pro in Menlo Park, CA
Arn Cenedella answered:
can I ask for housing section 08 for rent .Because my friend want to buy this house by cash
Yes you can buy any house for cahs and yes you can rent any house to Section 8 but be aware Section 8 has a mximum rent based on number of bedrooms and market area. For example, in East ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 19, 2009 Rent vs Buy in San Jose
Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
Would this be a good time to RENT TO OWN?
I think it is. The sellers can not sell easily and need to rent it out. What you need is to negotiate with your landlord and put it in the rental contract. Try to be specific such as 20 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 22, 2010 Rent vs Buy in 95138
Rebekah Owen,…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
Rebekah Owen, Broker answered:
Hello, Is there any chance of this home being a rent to own? I live at 1710 Galewood ct. house bought in1955
Hi Pamela,

This property is a short sale - which normally means the owner is behind on their mortgage and owes more than the sale price.

So, the short answer is "no". This owner i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 5, 2009 Rent vs Buy in San Jose
Chall, Other/Just Looking in Milpitas, CA
Chall answered:
where are your mountain view homes for rent? do you alos provide these services on your website?
I'd like to find out where I can post an ad for investors who might be interested in buying our property and renting it to us?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 30, 2008 Rent vs Buy in Mountain View
Earl Girbovan, Real Estate Pro in Mountain View, CA
Earl Girbovan answered:
where are your mountain view homes for rent? do you alos provide these services on your website?
Hi Vernee,

Most agents do not put rentals on either their web sites, or on the MLS. Everyone goes to Craig's List, Fogster or other similar web sites for residential rentals.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 18, 2008 Rent vs Buy in Mountain View
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
how much will the bank or buyer have to pay me to leave the rental?
If the bank has foreclosed on a property you are leasing, you need to be qualified for a loan and have a buyers agent who will represent you.

Banks upon foreclosures will notify the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 1, 2009 Rent vs Buy in Chowchilla
Tanya, Home Buyer in Patterson, CA
Tanya asked:
You can't rent this house? --This question is about this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/22049926-317-Tiffany-St-Patterson-LA-70392
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 13, 2008 Rent vs Buy in Patterson
Grace Hudson, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Grace Hudson answered:
Better to Buy or Rent?
Well to answer your question I would say it depends. For the first time in anyone's memory the prices are at an extreme low compared to the value even a year ago and the interest rate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 12, 2008 Rent vs Buy in 92503
Michael, Real Estate Pro in Modesto, CA
Michael answered:
Rent or buy in San Ramon, CA (relocated from out of state, now working in San Ramon)
Hi Nrv, I would do your research in San Ramon. I am an Architect that has worked in that several times and I have found that home owners in San Ramon are staying put because of the cos ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 1, 2010 Rent vs Buy in San Ramon
Ute Ferdig -…, Real Estate Pro in Newcastle, CA
Ute Ferdig - Atty. Negotiator answered:
Rent or Buy moble home in senior park?
Hi Rose. Whether you want to buy in a park where you own the land or have some equity share or just buy the mobile and rent the space will most likely depend on your budget as those wh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 29, 2010 Rent vs Buy in 92223
Elizabeth, Home Buyer in Napa, CA
Elizabeth answered:
Help deciding to rent or buy in Noe Valley?
I have never seen Noe Valley go down in value. S.F. is such a strong market. If you have the opportunity to buy, the morgage rates work for you, then buy. You won't lose your money d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 28, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Noe Valley
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