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Rent vs Buy in Greenville County : Real Estate Advice

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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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Tue May 10, 2016
Swilliams answered:
You should call Darby at Advisor Real Estate in Greenville, SC. They have a few rent to own homes from time to time. You can visit their website at
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Wed Jan 15, 2014
Ed Parker answered:
We work with a number of investors that buy, rent for a coupe of years with the intention of selling. I worked directly for a new home builder for a couple of years until just a month ago. We experienced over 10K in price increases in a year. This means for those that bought about a year ago, these folks have realized 10K in equity!!! ... more
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Fri Aug 9, 2013
Elizabeth Black answered:
Elizabeth Black REALTOR

There are some loans that require no down payment. I would like to talk to you and find out more information. You can reach me at 864-616-2659 or e-mail at

Sarah Elizabeth Black
Foothills Realty
301 Sunset Dr.
Easley SC 29640
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Tue Oct 25, 2011
Anna Ryan answered:
You can definitely raise the rent in this market because the demand is up.

Did you know you can list it with a Realtor who can take the hassle out of finding and screening tenants?

You do not have to use a property management company if you list with a Realtor, they do tenant placement.

Look for homes for rent on my website to get some price ideas :)
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