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Wed Feb 22, 2017
Bernard G. answered:

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.


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Sat Jan 14, 2017
Simone Hair asked:
I was paying 95%of my rent while being on the program so now I am looking for a larger home. I would prefer not to live in Gary Hammond,or East Chicago. Based on my income,I am capable of…
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Sat Jan 14, 2017
Anthony answered:
Gary is the best place to buy and hold. Tenants will return lots of money now and the property will sell for more years from now when gary comes back alive. Houses are dirt cheap now in the city for purchase. Wake up yall ... more
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Wed Jan 11, 2017
Maricris A answered:

I apologize we have false foreclosure information listed on our home details page. This data is provided to us from Zillow foreclosures and we currently do not have the ability to edit or remove the information that they are sending us.

Please be advised that I have created a request regarding the removal of the erroneous foreclosure information for your home on Zillow.

Once the status is removed from Zillow, it will automatically update to Trulia after 24-48 hours.


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Sun Oct 30, 2016
Atxaviermartin answered:
Nowadays, getting such a loan has become quite tough, especially after the sub-prime mortgage crisis. The VA Cash Out Refinance Loan does allow you to get a loan out of home equity, but for that you need to be an eligible veteran of the U.S. Military. Even then, the lender would look into your income and other details. ... more
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Sun Oct 30, 2016
Estela Correa Chavez answered:
Hello, in order to do this you would go to a mortgage company, and they will talk through the whole process with you.

Let me know if you need a realtor over there as well.

Ill find you the best one available.

Have a good day,

Estela C.


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Thu Jul 14, 2016
Neil Roxas answered:

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:

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

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Sun Feb 28, 2016
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Fri Jan 1, 2016
Rblank618 answered:
I would like to the inside also, Ryan Blank 63040, I do not now if I will ever get the chance
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Tue Aug 25, 2015
Amelia Robinette answered:
Sounds like you might be looking at different documents. I'm not familiar with your state documents, but here are the equivalents in my area

Exclusive Right to Represent Buyer - agreement between you and your buyer's agent and broker. This is usually where you'll see a Broker/Buyer Processing Fee, as well as the overall fee (commission) that you're paying the agent/broker. This should have been disclosed to you before your agent wrote up your contract. However, it often gets added to an offer when you find the right property.

This processing fee will be added to your closing costs and listed on your settlement statement as a charge to you, the buyer.

Sales Contract with Contingencies - if the seller is contributing to your closing costs, it would be on the Financing Contingency portion of the contract (again, not sure if your state is set up the same, so the form may have a different name or be incorporated into the overall contract), there is a clear spot for "Seller Contribution" or "Seller Subsidy" or "Seller Credit". If you don't see it in the actual sales contract, it means the seller is not paying any of your closing costs.

I believe your agent/broker are referring to 3% commission they'll receive for bringing the seller a buyer (you). So "technically" the seller is paying the commission, but unless they've specifically agreed to also give you a 'contribution, subsidy, credit', than you'll be paying the processing fee.

You should get this clarified and your agent should walk you through each aspect of all the paperwork - you're absolutely right to question this fee! You can ask for it to be waived.

Here's a link to a blog my broker wrote a while back re: admin/processing fees, should give you some more insight:
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Sat Jul 25, 2015
USMortgageRanger answered:
Hi Cynthia,

Your best bet is to speak with the folks at IHCDA and they provide down payment and closing cost assistance. Good Luck.

My Office hours are 08:00 AM-08:00 PM Mon-Fri and Fri and Sat 08:00 AM-06:00 PM CST.

Lowell Sterling
Mortgage Banker
NMLS 968898
Capital One Bank
Phone (469) 315-1709
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Wed Jul 1, 2015
Joe answered:
Why are you helping a Colombian purchase property in the USA? Are you stupid? Foreigners shouldn't even be allowed to buy property here. I know that is many South American countries they don't even allow foreigners to come in and try to make those kinds of profits on their working class people.

So stupid. You know how easy it is to evade taxes on rental property?
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Fri Jun 26, 2015
wshaikh22 answered:
Have you found the place? Please contact me at if still looking.

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Fri May 22, 2015
Robby Saint-Cyr answered:
You have me here. 845-300-8147. What can I help you with?
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Fri Mar 13, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:

Rental scams are common here and on any site that allows the general public to post. Please be very cautious with deals that seem too good to be true. NEVER send money expecting keys back by mail. You can search the address in any search engine to see how the homes are advertised elsewhere. If one listing is much cheaper than other places, it's likely a scam.

Read the scam warning Trulia posts. I've attached a link to it below.

When you find a questionable listing please go to the More button on the listing and then hit the FLAG button on the listing page to warn Trulia and others or email it to
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Tue Mar 3, 2015
Noah Seidenberg answered:
You should work on cleaning up your FICA score with a credit repair specialist. Some lenders will help you in this way.
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