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Fri Aug 19, 2016
Atxaviermartin answered:
Most likely, credit score depends on your credit report. 600 to 700 is an average score, 700 and above is considered a prime score.
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Thu Aug 18, 2016
George Dorler asked:
I found a home listed for sale or rent. As I haven't sold my home yet, and the deal looks very attractive, should I rent with an OFFER to buy, or should I let it slip by? It may take 4 -…
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Wed Aug 17, 2016
Valoanfinanceus answered:
Down payment is required for every home buying loan escape VA mortgage. If you contact a VA loan consultancy, such as http://valoansfinance.com, your loan definitely approved by the authorized lender. ... more
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Mon Aug 15, 2016
Maricris A answered:
Hi,

At this time, 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.

Please follow these steps to begin your home search:

1. Click the "Rent' tab at the top of our homepage.
2. Enter your desired city and state in the search bar and hit Enter.
3. Click 'Max Price' to select what your highest price would be to pay for a home. Click 'Min Price' to set the lowest price you would pay.
4. Click 'More Filters'.
5. Select your preferred property type, square footage, etc.
6. Click the red 'Apply' button.

This will begin to pull up listings that are more tailored to what you are looking for.

If you are interested in a listing, click on the "Contact the agent" button to get in touch with a real estate professional in your area. You can also take advantage of our vast network of agents here:

http://www.trulia.com/directory/

We hope your experience with Trulia is memorable and thank you for using Trulia for all your real estate needs.


For future reference, you can feel free to contact us about this type of inquiry through our contact form here:

http://www.trulia.com/help/ask/

Regards,

Maricris
Consumer Care Advocate
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Mon Aug 15, 2016
Angelica P answered:
Hi,

At this time, 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.

Please follow these steps to begin your home search:

1. Click the "Rent' tab at the top of our homepage.
2. Enter your desired city and state in the search bar and hit Enter.
3. Click 'Max Price' to select what your highest price would be to pay for a home. Click 'Min Price' to set the lowest price you would pay.
4. Click 'More Filters'.
5. Select your preferred property type, square footage, etc.
6. Click the red 'Apply' button.

This will begin to pull up listings that are more tailored to what you are looking for.

If you are interested in a listing, click on the "Contact the agent" button to get in touch with a real estate professional in your area. You can also take advantage of our vast network of agents here:

http://www.trulia.com/directory/

We hope your experience with Trulia is memorable and thank you for using Trulia for all your real estate needs.


For future reference, you can feel free to contact us about this type of inquiry through our contact form here:

http://www.trulia.com/help/ask/

For future reference, you can feel free to contact us about this type of inquiry through our contact form here:

http://www.trulia.com/help/ask/


Thank you for using Trulia!

Angelica
Consumer Care Advocate
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Fri Aug 12, 2016
Sunflower1030 asked:
single family home ranch home
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Fri Aug 12, 2016
June Buerkle answered:
Corporate landlords will run credit checks and deny you if you don't meet their algorithm of requirements.

Smaller or individual landlords might not run credit, or even if they do they may have more flexibility in accepting your circumstances. ... more
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Thu Aug 11, 2016
Angelica P answered:
Hi,

At this time, 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.

Please follow these steps to begin your home search:

1. Click the "Rent' tab at the top of our homepage.
2. Enter your desired city and state in the search bar and hit Enter.
3. Click 'Max Price' to select what your highest price would be to pay for a home. Click 'Min Price' to set the lowest price you would pay.
4. Click 'More Filters'.
5. Select your preferred property type, square footage, etc.
6. Click the red 'Apply' button.

This will begin to pull up listings that are more tailored to what you are looking for.

If you are interested in a listing, click on the "Contact the agent" button to get in touch with a real estate professional in your area. You can also take advantage of our vast network of agents here:

http://www.trulia.com/directory/

We hope your experience with Trulia is memorable and thank you for using Trulia for all your real estate needs.


For future reference, you can feel free to contact us about this type of inquiry through our contact form here:

http://www.trulia.com/help/ask/


Angelica
Consumer Care Advocate
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Thu Aug 11, 2016
Paul answered:
I bought my last two homes using rent to own. The first time I was just getting over a divorce and my credit was trashed. The second time I was self-employed and was unable to show enough income with my startup company. In both cases, it worked great for both the seller and I.

One company is on your side by helping you to set yourself up for success. They help you determine how much you can afford by doing a debt to income ratio analysis and set you up with a free credit report consultation. The credit analysis provides you with an action plan to get your credit in position for a mortgage. They will let you know how long it will be to be mortgage ready and offer advice for building new credit. With your permission, they will provide this information to the seller of the property, which gives him/her the comfort of knowing you have a viable, documentable action plan to get you to a closing table at a future date. Cost of the service is a onetime fee of $50 per applicant.

The cost of the credit enhancement if you engage is only $99/month per person which is standard in the industry, but they give you an end date to your service on the date you enroll. All other credit repair companies will string you along by disputing one item at a time because their goal is to extract as much money from you as they can. This company disputes all the inaccurate information every step of the way through the process. Their goals align with yours. For more information or to get started with the screening company go to www.screenthetenant.com. For more information or to get started with the credit Enhancement Company go to www.mycreditteam.com. Click on the Rent to Own tab for more information.

I believe they do business in all 50 states.
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Thu Aug 11, 2016
Angelica P answered:
Hello,

We didn't get enough information about your problem to resolve the issue. Please provide us with your email address and we will be happy to assist you.

For future reference, you can feel free to contact us about this type of inquiry through our contact form here:

http://www.trulia.com/help/ask/


Thank you for using Trulia!

Angelica
Consumer Care Advocate
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Thu Aug 11, 2016
Angelica P answered:
Hi,

At this time, 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.

Please follow these steps to begin your home search:

1. Click the "Rent' tab at the top of our homepage.
2. Enter your desired city and state in the search bar and hit Enter.
3. Click 'Max Price' to select what your highest price would be to pay for a home. Click 'Min Price' to set the lowest price you would pay.
4. Click 'More Filters'.
5. Select your preferred property type, square footage, etc.
6. Click the red 'Apply' button.

This will begin to pull up listings that are more tailored to what you are looking for.

If you are interested in a listing, click on the "Contact the agent" button to get in touch with a real estate professional in your area. You can also take advantage of our vast network of agents here:

http://www.trulia.com/directory/

We hope your experience with Trulia is memorable and thank you for using Trulia for all your real estate needs.


For future reference, you can feel free to contact us about this type of inquiry through our contact form here:

http://www.trulia.com/help/ask/




Thank you for using Trulia!

Angelica
Consumer Care Advocate
... more
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Fri Aug 5, 2016
Niki Davis answered:
Before you make that decision, you need to go to a lender and get a definitive answer from a professional about where you stand on prequalification. It is ALWAYS a better decision to buy a home free and clear with a mortgage than it is to rent-to-own. R-T-O is risky and doesn't always work out the way you want it to. Find out how close you are to qualifying for a mortgage first, and what steps you need to take to get there. Sometimes it's as simple as getting a prepaid credit card and paying on it a few months. There are also lenders who will take alternate trade lines - proof of paying utilities bills and rent on time, for instance. ... more
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Thu Aug 4, 2016
Ricksoutherland asked:
Your site has it on the market while Craiglist has it for rent. Here is the email correspondence from the person who claims it is for rent - again, please let me know which is accurate so…
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Thu Aug 4, 2016
Ricksoutherland asked:
Here is the link for it as a rental on Craigslist - http://baltimore.craigslist.org/apa/5707163408.html

Is this home for sale or is it for rent... I did email the craigslist contact for…
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Wed Aug 3, 2016
Maricris A answered:
Hello,

To post your home for sale by owner on Trulia, click the link below and select “Submit listings for sale.”

http://www.trulia.com/submit_listings/

You will be redirected to our partner site, Zillow. Once you’re on Zillow’s posting page, please make sure to select “For Sale by Owner” under the address field. Once you activate your listing on Zillow, it will appear on Trulia within 24 hours.


Regards,

Maricris
Consumer Care Advocate
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Mon Aug 1, 2016
Angelica P answered:
Hello,

We’re excited you’re using Trulia for your home search process. We are a real estate search engine so we don't represent the homes found on our site. Please follow these steps to begin your home search:

1. Click the 'Rent' tab at the top of our homepage.
2. Enter your desired city and state in the search bar and hit Enter.
3. Click 'Max Price' to select what your highest price would be to pay for a home. Click 'Min Price' to set the lowest price you would pay.
4. Click 'More Filters'.
5. Select your preferred property type, square footage, etc.
6. Click the red 'Apply' button.

This will begin to pull up listings that are more tailored to what you are looking for.

If you are interested in a listing, click on the "Contact the agent" button to get in touch with a real estate professional in your area. You can also take advantage of our vast network of agents here:

http://www.trulia.com/directory/

We hope your experience with Trulia is memorable and thank you for using Trulia for all your real estate needs.

For future reference, you can feel free to contact us about this type of inquiry through our contact form here:

http://www.trulia.com/help/ask/


Thank you for using Trulia!

Angelica
Consumer Care Advocate
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Thu Jul 28, 2016
Ned Goertzen asked:
I recently graduated and secured a stable job. I am content with where I'm living, though I imagine that in a few years, I may relocate.
In the meantime, do I:
1. Rent, spending ~…
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Tue Jul 26, 2016
Ran Chen asked:
Sat Jul 23, 2016
Firstcards answered:
Saw this somewhere. Hope it helps. Anyone in here interested in RENT TO OWN HOUSES??.....Why

rent ...when you can own ??..Bad Credit Housing Programs, Down Payment Assistance Programs, get access to Rent to Own Home Houses In your City =>http://www.wefinanceit.infohttp://www.wefinanceit.info ... more
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