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Jasonbwhitti…, Home Buyer in Worcester, MA
Jasonbwhittier asked:
USDA Loan Question I am looking into a direct loan through USDA. My credit score is a 660, income at $72,000 (with 4 kids), so I would qualify for the direct program. I also have about $10,000 in savings…
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 21, 2016 Financing in 01772
Nancy Butter…, Real Estate Pro in Ashland, MA
Nancy Butterly answered:
in a rent to own situation, what is the usual % of rent to be applied to down payment?
It's really what the buyer and seller agree to. This amount is usually somewhat above the average
rental in the area. In this market I would recommend that you talk to a lender and see ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 12, 2014 Home Buying in 01772
Rachelle Kni…,  in Orange, MA
Rachelle Knight answered:
who do i talk to in order to see how i pay for rent to own homes?
Generally with a rent or lease-to-own home you agree to pay $XX amount each month in rent, with a specified portion of that monthly payment set aside toward the purchase of the house. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 2, 2011 Financing in 01772
Judy Boyle, Real Estate Pro in Marlborough, MA
Judy Boyle answered:
Two Southborough questions -- condos and single family homes
Hello Newton Neophite!

I do hope you receive some answers from NON-agents as license Real Estate Agents cannot legally "steer" prospective buyers toward or against any part ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 24, 2011 Market Conditions in 01772
Matt Heisler, Real Estate Pro in Westborough, MA
Matt Heisler answered:
Any advice on condo conversion process? From the buyers side?
The current owner has the bulk of the responsibilities. Yours fall into a couple of categories:
1) What happens if he can't deliver? Permitting, Construction delays, etc: Make ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 22, 2010 Home Buying in 01772
Angela Clark, Real Estate Pro in Webster, MA
Angela Clark answered:
Can anybody demystify/explain the rent-to-own process? Thanks so much!Diana
Also, what you also have to take into consideration from a sellers standpoint is the tax implications. Remember, to avoid capital gains tax (if any) the owner must have lived in the pr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 8, 2008 Home Buying in 01772
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