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Thu Aug 11, 2016
Angelica P answered:
Hello,

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. Select your preferred property type, square footage, allowed pets, etc.
5. Click the orange 'Done' button.

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Tue May 24, 2016
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Thu Feb 25, 2016
Rldorazio asked:
It is in the Mount Lebanon, Pa community. typically, it should show up when searching for homes for rent in Mount Lebanon. I tried changing the town from Pittsburgh to Mount Lebanon and…
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Wed Apr 8, 2015
Gary Swank answered:
You may be able to locate a rental property by contacting a Realtor or checking the multiple sources available. Rent to own may or may not be published, but you might consider approaching the landlord about that kind of arrangement prior to signing a lease to determine your options. ... more
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Wed Apr 1, 2015
xojessmichelleox asked:
We do not have a pet. Would like some utilities included in rent but if not that's ok too, we just need to find a place. Living there would be my fiance, 4yr old and I.
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Sun Mar 22, 2015
Jennifereilly asked:
school15202 I just want to find something big enough for my family that excepts dogs and my kids can stay in there school .
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Thu Aug 14, 2014
Terri Nowakowski answered:
I would like to help you find something to meet your needs. Please feel free to contact me at your convenience.

tnowakowski@northwood.com
412-849-1313
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Sun Dec 29, 2013
Tim Gyves answered:
Sat Oct 5, 2013
Blair W. Cohen answered:
You may also want to try calling Arbors Management as they have a lot of rentals throughout the Pittsburgh area.
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Sat Dec 29, 2012
Blair W. Cohen answered:
Per the West Penn Multi-List the property was for sale but has been taken off of the market for sale so it may be for rent but I have no information to that affect. I suggest you contact Mace Properties from the number on the sign. ... more
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Sun Nov 18, 2012
Fawn203 answered:
If you are interested in Churchill Boro, we have a home that would meet your needs. Contact me at fawn203@gmail.com for details. Principals only please.
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Mon Jun 18, 2012
Margaret M. Felkay answered:
Hi Tim,
Welcome to Pittsburgh! I am also a Pittsburgh transplant and have fallen in love with the city and surrounding communities. There are many wonderful and affordable neighborhoods to live. As Brian stated before much depends on where you are working and what type of commute you are open to having. Will your wife be looking for work? Are you looking for a newer development or an older neighborhood?Since you have a child, the school district would be an important factor as well. Pittsburgh has many parks, museums and attractions. How important is easy access to these amenities to you and your family? I would be happy to help you in learning about Pittsburgh neighborhoods and to send you information about surrounding communities and area attractions.

Margaret Felkay
Sale Agent with eXp Realty
margaret.felkay@exprealty.com
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Sun Apr 22, 2012
Tim Gyves answered:
Hi Nicky - there are several agents in my office who have extensive experience dealing with section 8 properties and might be able to offer some assistance. I'm happy to connect you with them if you're interested. Feel free to contact me at tim.gyves@pittsburghmoves.com ... more
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Wed Jun 22, 2011
Deby Bachman answered:
Look for an apartment or house in Coraopolis. You can get what you want for around $800-$1000 per month. Or call Syvester and Assoc. at 412-268-7800. I also know of a house for rent in Coraopolis for $1000.00 per month which would suit your needs. You can contact me. Joann Snyder @ 412-262-4630 ... more
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Thu Mar 24, 2011
David Henninger answered:
Rent-to-own solutions have as many flavors as a buyer and seller can come up with working together. These arrangements can be great for someone with bad credit, although a poor cash situation will limit your options somewhat.

In general I advise buyers to avoid seller financing unless they have a solid finance background because an unscrupulous seller could easily take advantage. At a minimum, keep these things in mind:

-Any house listed with a Realtor will be tough to acquire without a significant down payment, as the agent will likely want to collect their commission upon the sale, and the seller will not want to pay it out of pocket.

-When a seller takes back paper, they usually expect to get a good sale price in exchange. In other words it may be tough to get a great sale price *and* seller financing.

-Many sellers will offer a loan with a long term (20-30 year) loan amortization (and therefore low payments), but will structure it so that you have to pay the remaining principal balance after a short term like 3-5 years. It's called a balloon payment. Be wary of these arrangements because if your credit, job situation, or some external factor prevents you from refinancing out with a bank loan before the balloon is due, you may lose the house.

The finance terms you are looking for--ideal from the buyer's standpoint are:

-Low interest rate
-Long term on the loan with no balloon payment due

Make sure that you get a good real estate agent an/or attorney on your side as well. The devil's in the details in any real estate transaction, and introducing seller financing makes that even more true.

Give me a call if you'd like to talk about it further. Good luck with your new home!

-David H
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Thu Jan 7, 2010
Robert Greenblatt answered:
Hi. Try using the local newspapers and Craigs List. Also, driving around the neighborhoodslooking for FOR RENT signs might prove helpfull.

Robert Greenblatt
Keller Williams
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Sun Mar 1, 2009
Dp2 answered:
Gita has given you good advice. To it, I'll add to it is for you to also work with a credit counselor if you've had any past credit issues. However, I don't want to make any assumptions. I know of buyers with AAA credit who opt to purchase their homes using lease-options, because they want to "try before they buy". They want to evaluate the home, neighborhood, schools (if they have any children), etc in context; after all, everything looks great on paper.

I also recommend if you do opt hire an attorney, then you should hire a real-estate attorney--preferably one who's also a real-estate investor or who at least has experience working with buyers using creative financing. Assuming that you hire one, who's also an investor, then s/he can help you to negotiate the best possible deal with several alternatives.
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