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I want to rent, but should I buy??? This is build on from my last question I just posted. oops :)
As stated, first time renter (maybe buyer condo/town home) moving from Chicago to Long Beach. First time EVERYTHING fantastic credit :) !!! and in search of a safe area to live with lots to do! But seeing…
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Is it a good idea for a prospective homebuyer to rent a property and apply for a loan to purchase that home later?
I'm interested in purchasing a home in the next couple of years. However, I don't believe that I will be able to save a sufficient down payment within the next couple of years so I will likely…
Renting vs Buying
I will be making a move to Tucson in July for 3 to 4 years. If renting, my ideal situation would be a 2/2 or 3/2 with a yard. I have 2 dogs and 2 cats (all come with excellent references from past…
rent to own homes
me and my husband would like to eventually own a home but now we would like to rent to own are there any on trulia thank u
Buying vs Renting pros and cons
The advantage of renting Fleibility,Career Uncertainty,bad credit and no maintenance expenses or utilities The advantage of Buying==equity,tax deductions and maintence choices
Please, assist and direct me to listings of RTO/Lease Option Purchase homes in the Pattonville School District area?
My husband and I are ready to buy our first home, but we are faced with a few obstacles. We are leaning towards the idea of renting a home with an option to buy. This will allow us time to build up a…
Dreaming to be a homeowner...
I am a single mother of two preschool age children. I have excellent work history, rental history, but i have bad credit. I have been trying to establish better credit by paying off credit cards, etc.…
Should you buy or rent in North Attleboro, MA and the surrounding communities?
It's an incredible time to buy in North Attleboro and surrounding areas! Interest rates are at historic lows and amazing deals are still to be found in our bustling community. This all equals a great investment…
Does anyone have a home currently up for sale, who would be willing to entertain the idea of 2 to 3 yr. lease?
Loans are hard to come by, and the economy is uncertain..maybe a way to even do lease purchase options?
Searching for a lease/rent to own option or even a broker that can help me purchase the house I'm renting now (owner is selling).
I have poor credit, but good steady income. I am also a first time home buyer w/no ability for anything down. I'm looking for a 4bd/2ba or even to buy this place, but just don't know how to go about…
Cant buy...what are my options?
My husband and I are wanting to own our own home very badly. Our credit scores are too low to get approved for a mortgage. We have been looking into rent to own or lease to own but we cant afford the down…
Is it smart to buy property something like a condo and sell in two years if I don't plan on living in the area. I was reading buying is 35%
cheaper then renting. I wouldn't buy anything more then 50k. If I bought a condo that was already reduced in an area that the market was appreciating at 1% a year. Not sure if buying would be smart…
Bad Credit, Eviction... JOB... How am I supposed to find a place to live. Is Buying a better option? What is available?
I have money... I have a job... I have an "eviction" on my record that was supposed to just be a dismissal which I need to have reversed in court... $$$ and time in LA I don't have to fight it. I am here…
For a July or August move, when would be the best time to come out and look for a place?
I am relocating from Ohio to the Tacoma area next summer for a job, following graduate school. I don't know if I should try to buy or rent for a while first. And I don't know much about the area (schools…
My family including my husband 2 small kids and mother in law are wanting to relocate to San Diego. We are almost done with selling our subway
Restaurants in louisville ky. So we thought San Diego has to be the best place to go since we have the opportunity. We need to rent or buy house/condo etc. we are also interested in investment real estate…
Moving to NYC from CT within the next 6-10 months. Two bedrooms at least in a good school district. Help me!
I am moving into the city with my ten year old son. I need to secure housing in an area that is kid friendly and less than 30 min commute into mid-town.
How can I find an agent to help in my search for relocation within the next 2 months?
Selling my home in Philadelphia, PA but will rent in either Augusta or Waterville, ME until I have sold my home in Philadelphia
Where and how in Houston should I move from Australia? Should we rent or buy in July/August 2014?
I'm 44. My wife is 46, and we have an 11 year-old daughter who plays tennis. We earn a low six-figure income, here in Australia, because costs are much higher and jobs pay much, much more, but the economy…
Buy Vs Rent in Eldridge West Oaks, Energy Corridor area?
Hello, I am an oil&gas professional and plan to work in Houston for 4-5 years. Currently, I am paying 1400 in rent monthly. I would appreciate any advice on whether I should buy a home (min. 3 bed, 2 bath)…
Is it safe to do the whole "rent to own" program? What's the catch?
It looks really appealing. It looks too good to be true to be honest. What's the catch? What am I not being told up front?
Buy for 3 years and rent or Rent for 3 years?
Going to be moving to Dallas in June. We will be there for 3 years. Should we buy a condo and then after 3 years, sell or rent it out because it will be near UTSW, or should we just rent a condo for 3…
I am graduating and moving to Brooklyn in Dec. In uncertain times, is it better to rent or to buy a condo?
-Recent graduate -No savings, thanks to tuition -Good credit -Worried about economic situation, wisdom of investing in real estate
should we keep renting or buy a condo?
we sold our house of 29 yrs.we are renting for 710 mo. heat incl. looking 80000 condo.could pay cash.15% tax bracket,60yrs.old,own condo in FL. that we live in 4mos.a year
I'm an NYC condo owner renting out my apt. and buildling has denied me access over my Tenant - is this
legal I have owned a condo in a Manhattan high-rise for 26 years. Last few years I have rented it to a person - Board and management know me and her. Last year Board instituted a new rule in which all…
Is there such a thing as help to buy a home if your credit report is fair because of very old outdated accounts still on there 20 yrs and older?
We are an older couple in our 50's and have taken on our 3 grandsons court ordered and we need a bigger home and paying 800 a month now. What do we do?
How do you start the process? I am renting right now but we are looking to own a home.
I like the house on Falls Drive and Lizzy Drive or 4716 Miradero St. Thank you,
rent or buy in denver?
I am currently in a rent to own option with a 2 bed room/2 1/2 bath condo on 31st and Blake street in LODO Denver, Colorado. With this option, half of the first 6 months of rent ($1,500/month rent = $4,500)…
Looking for 2 bedroom 1 bath for rent
I'm looking for a 2 bedroom 1 bath, under 300 not on a highway, in dexter Missouri that allows pets but doesn't look run down for rent.
Rent or buy vacation home in florida
we are considering buying a vacation home in florida in which we would use during winter season...jan-feb and march and maybe several other weeks thru year..and rent it out in the off season...or is it…
Actually I forgot to say rent a nice house with a large yard in Novato that will that large dogs?
I am willing to pay a large damage deposit and a sizable rent for a nice house with lots of light since I am an artist.
Is renting a home considered the same as primary residence?
Hi, my fiance and I are looking to rent a home in Barrow County, GA. However, in order to withdraw money from savings, it needs to be purchase of primary residence. Is renting a home considered the same…
What are the pros/cons with lease with option?
I am seeking lease with option in the N. Dallas, Plano, Frisco, or Allen, TX area. I am relocating. I noticed few listings online for lease with option. Are fewer properties offering this option? Is the…
RTO with little $ down?
Our apartment lease expires at the end of December and my husband and I really don't want to rent anymore. Unfortunately our current credit situation is preventing us from obtaining a mortgage, but we…
I am planning on moving to the Atlanta area from Cedar Rapids, Iowa with my husband no later than May 2014. What tips can you give us about moving?
Looking for something no more than $1500-$1600, our credit isn't the best so renting may work out better, We need at least a 4 bedroom home (expecting twins).. Thank you for all responses!
My husband and I are looking at Homes near Atlanta, GA. (Union City, Marietta, ect.) We aren't sure if we want to buy or rent.
This move is an unexpected job opportunity, and we have no money saved up to put down. We currently live in Jacksonville, FL, he will be moving up there Feb. 6th, and I will stay here in FL to see out…
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