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Rent vs Buy : Nationwide Real Estate Advice

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Tue Oct 10, 2017
Jeannie McCarthy answered:
I personally have NEVER encountered that situation since not many sellers can finance their home for the renter.

Homes are VERY expensive in this area so it's a different situation compared to other parts of the country.

Renting is only $2,500 (example) for this beautiful home which would sell for 800k (example; probably more!) Anyway, you would only have to put down a one month deposit to rent (security is usually one or two mos rent) and then the Seller would have to finance the rest. Why not just pocket the rent and then sell it ? If they are able to collect rent, it's a bonus and then if they are moving, it's easy for them to just sell it outright and have someone put down 300K and mortgage 500K. This is why I'm moving to PA! I found an incredible house for 250K and it's literally a $1M in this area of NY.

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Sat Oct 7, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
That answer is not completely true. Here in NH we list mobiles and manufactured homes in parks and on leased land just as we would with a mobile/manufactured on its own land an dwe do get paid. When you talk to rent to own, the problem is there is a shortage of homes for sale, so sellers can just sell and dont have to rent. Here many park owners have homes that they do rent and will rent to own more often than a normal seller. You may want to check any new parks that are building new ones that may be willing to do this, ... more
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Fri Oct 6, 2017
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Wed Oct 4, 2017
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Sun Sep 24, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
Many rent to own is to the advantage of the seller. I would suggest that you purchase your own home. If you need to improve you credit first, I have lenders who can help. Let me know if you are interested. ... more
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Fri Sep 22, 2017
Stacey asked:
Ideally I would love to buy a house but I am a freelancer so I am wary of going through all of the steps and then being rejected,
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Mon Sep 18, 2017
Btg91 answered:
Aloha! Honestly, $2500 will not get you a full house in Kailua. 3 BR homes with 2 baths are more in the $3200+ range and that probably doesn't include utilities which is rather expensive unless the property has solar panels. Perhaps you can expand your search to Kaneohe or further as rents are more affordable there, but the commute won't be too bad to LJA. Not sure of school options for your daughters in Kaneohe, though.
Good luck on your move!
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Mon Sep 11, 2017
Crossroads595 answered:
WARNING!!! Do not respond to Rent To Own .com. They are unethical spammers and do not respect any request to be removed from their mailing list. I now get several interruptions form them daily and have asked nearly a dozen times to be removed with no joy. What a huge disappointment that my privacy is being invaded so unscrupulously. ... more
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Sat Sep 9, 2017
A.curler_26 answered:
Can you help with poor credit to find a house that someone will rent to me that takes section eight vouchers
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Thu Sep 7, 2017
Mark Smith answered:
Great idea.
I think consulting with a local real estate agent is a great decision for you because local agent knows everything about the renting property like price, location, and neighborhood.
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Mon Sep 4, 2017
Sierra Williams asked:
I own my home in strawberry mansion, i have no mortgage. I would want to fix it up which would require money that i dont have. It has beautiful bones and high ceilings but needs some new…
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Mon Sep 4, 2017
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Sun Sep 3, 2017
Dcpcjp79 answered:
8 Mill St. is pending contract approval but as of 9/3/2017 its still available.
The owner will consider a Lease Purchase.
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Tue Aug 22, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
If the home no longer suits you, it may be the time to sell. Moving to an adult community can give you your own home but low to no maintenance depending. There will also be new people around to meet who may also face what you face. As far as trusting, if you would like me to look in my referral network i can find an agent in your area who can help you sell and buy a new home. Feel free to message me. ... more
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Fri Aug 18, 2017
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Mon Aug 14, 2017
Mary answered:

Unfortunately, we currently do not have listings for rent to own homes. You may try your luck though and search our website using the Keyword section of the search filter which can be found in the All Filters button. However, these listings are extremely rare.

Thank you for using Trulia!

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