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Tue Aug 16, 2016
Neil Roxas answered:

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Fri Jun 17, 2016
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Tue Mar 17, 2015
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Tue Feb 11, 2014
Peter Lee answered:
Hi Swhitt678,

There are at least 20 rentals within a 2 mile radius of the Morningside Recreation Complex. They run from $900 - 1,995/mos. Don't hesitate to contact me if I can help you any further.

All the best,

Peter J. Lee
Future Home Realty
(704) 231-0952- cell
(727) 848-1083- home
(813) 855-4982 ext. 157- office
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Tue Nov 19, 2013
Mark Zubek answered:
Check this out...
Cut and paste the link.... htd pool, fitness, billiards, ping pong , dry sauna, gulf front and gated w/ 24hr security...
Mark Zubek
Sun Vista Realty, 727-656-2651
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Sun Nov 3, 2013
Elaine Cloud Goller answered:
Hi Deborah --

Beware. Rent to own business is often a cover for a scam. In a legitimate rent-to-own situation, the renter would have to have a sizable down payment -- like 10% of the fair market price of the house going in. Then the renter pays more than market value for a year or two with a portion of the rent going toward the purchase. The least little thing goes wrong and the renter can lose all that investment.

What you are talking about is a Lease Purchase/Lease Option. Lease Purchase/Lease Option -- two components of a related agreement -- which usually works like this:

a) The buyer pays a substantial down payment -- typically 10% to 20% of the purchase price -- which assures the seller there is actual intent to complete the purchase and covers the seller's losses if the buyer fails to follow through. The down payment is rarely refundable.

b) The buyer agrees to accept the property in its current "as-is" condition and will not hold the seller responsible for any future maintenance or repair, in return for securing the property at today's price, the reasonable assumption being that property values will continue to increase.

c) Until the buyer has fully purchased the property, the seller maintains the deed (legal ownership), and therefore is responsible for property taxes, insurance, and any applicable fees, dues and assessments. The seller may still have a mortgage on the property, too. Such costs are why only a relatively small portion of the monthly "rent" payment is actually applied to the purchase price balance.

d) The lease is typically expected to last one or two years, after which time the buyer must secure financing for the balance owed. That short window may not be possible with a bankruptcy on one's record. The inability to secure financing could void the agreement, and result in the buyer forfeiting the down payment and any additional money that was supposed to have gone toward the balance.

The risk involved is why there are so very few of these arrangements offered, and as Barry warned, a lawyer must draw up the agreement. Only foolish buyers fail to hire an attorney of their own who specializes in real estate to review the paperwork before signing anything.

The buyer is asking the seller to take a risk. Risk is rarely free. Nor cheap. Your best bet is if you can find a seller who will finance you. Expect to pay a higher interest rate.

That said, there are some properties on the market that sellers are willing to underwrite part of the mortgage. But first things first. As is true for any home buyer, start by talking with a mortgage professional and get a credit check and mortgage approval, to have a solid sense of what you can afford.

Please contact me to discuss what some options might be.


Elaine Cloud Goller, Real Estate Consultant
Realtor® Certified SFR® & BPOR®*

Taking the drama out of real estate!

* Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource® and Broker Price Opinion Resource®
are certifications earned through specialized education and experience and are among the few recognized by the National Association of Realtors®

Hofacker & Associates Inc.
888 62nd Avenue North
St Petersburg FL 33702
Cell: (727) 235-8719
Office: (727) 527-7373
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Sat Nov 2, 2013
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Tue Apr 16, 2013
Alison Hillman answered:
Hi there-

Take a look at the options available on Trulia:,FL/x_map/

Hope this helps,
Ali, Community manager
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Sun Feb 17, 2013
Tammie Swartzbeck asked:
Dog is under 10lbs and we have two children (6 and 4) so a good school district is important.
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Sat Jan 12, 2013
Mohammed Majid answered:
Please send me an email at including with your contact phone number.
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Mon Sep 24, 2012
Mohammed Majid answered:
Hi SandySmiley1, please send me an email to so that I can provide you information about availalbe properties.
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Tue Aug 28, 2012
John Francis answered:
I have a 2/1.5 in Holiday or a 2/2 in Largo. Call Teresa at 727-785-7950 for details.
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Mon Jun 11, 2012
Linda Trautman answered:
Share with me what you are looking for;
First of all, location, the Tampa Bay area consists of 3 counties where would you like to live
# of bedrooms
# of baths
Monthly budget for rental
Term of lease
Preferred Amenities
Do you wish to rent an apartment, townhome or single family home?

Once you have provided me with this information, I can begin your search and simplify your process. Feel free to contact me at 727-534-5018,

Linda Trautman
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