Your best bet is to rent until you can qualify to buy. Rent to own, lease purchase or rent to buy are all good deals for a seller but rarely workout for a buyer.
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With the market in the state it has been sellers have had to be creative in some instances to sell their homes. Over the past few years I've done numerous option to purch ... more
It never hurts to ask. Some of the banks (including Fannie Mae), even though selling the property as-is, will work with you on required repairs especially if it is a mortgage ... more
It would be in your best interest to have an agent who represent you as the buyer.
You have two problems here: 1) FHA will not approve you if you already own a home; and 2) You say you have more than 2 late payments, which will make it hard to even qual ... more
It may not be that these agents are lazy but rather cautious. Unless I have a receipt in hand with the date, property address and name of contractor, I do not give ou ... more
Click on "Stats & Trends" on the Trulia tool bar. It will give you all types of information on the area.
I would tell them to get rid of all the clutter and extra stuff. Buyers like to be able to walk around a room to imagine their things there.