Why Don’t Realtors Like Rent to Own?

October 11, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Realtors, Rent to Own

Check the chatrooms, ask your realtor friend, and you’ll find that most realtors do not like rent to own. And they’re not wrong to dislike … Read More

Are Rent to Own Homes More Expensive?

September 25, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate, Rent to Own

There’s a big misconception about whether rent to own homes are more expensive than the alternative. The confusion stems because the answer is different for … Read More

Using Rent to Own to Get into a School District

September 14, 2017 by Natalie Calvo | Real Estate, Rent to Own

The competition to get your kid into the best school is fierce. Parents want their child to attend the best school possible, and they’re willing … Read More

Rent to Own Statistics

September 5, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Rent to Own

Rent to Own Home Statistics Rent to Own Facts Rent to own is a combination of renting and buying. The buyer pays an option fee … Read More

Understanding Real Estate Owned (REO) Properties

August 28, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Foreclosure, Real Estate

Real estate owned (REO) means that the bank owns this piece of real estate. That happens when a homeowner is foreclosed on and the bank … Read More

Rent to Own a Tiny Home

August 21, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate, Rent to Own

Call it a social movement. Call it economically savvy consumers. Call it what you will, but tiny homes are cost-efficient and can be relatively nice. … Read More

Section 8 and Rent to Own Can Help You Buy a Home

August 15, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Financing, Real Estate, Rent to Own

Section 8 Can Help You Buy a Home The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher makes it possible for low-income renters to find a place to … Read More

Who Pays Property Taxes on Rent to Own?

August 14, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Financing, Rent to Own

In a normal renting situation the owner obviously pays the property taxes. However, when you’re renting to own, it becomes ambiguous who the owner actually … Read More

Can You Rent to Own with No Money Down?

August 7, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Credit, Financing, Rent to Own

You technically can rent to own with no money down. However, you do need to give the seller something of value to cover the option … Read More

Setting the Purchase Price of a Home

July 30, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Contracts, Financing, Rent to Own

The price is the most important thing to negotiate when you’re buying a home. The seller wants the home to sell the home for as … Read More

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