Rent to Own with No Deposit

August 17, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate, Rent to Own

The rent to own process doesn’t involve a deposit – per say. It involves something similar to a deposit, but that’s not the word for … Read More

It’s Harder to Buy a Home in These 10 Cities

August 17, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate, Rent to Own

Cost-burdened homes are homes where families struggle to afford basic necessities after paying the cost of housing. The percentage of families that are burdened in … Read More

Can You Rent to Own with No Deposit?

August 10, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Contracts, Rent to Own

Security deposits are not an inherent part of the rent to own arrangement. However, a seller might ask for one as a means of protecting … Read More

What is a Lease-Option Assignment?

August 3, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate, Rent to Own

Typically, when circumstances change for buyers and they can no longer purchase the home they lease-optioned, they lose their option fee and any premium payments … Read More

What is Owner Financing?

July 27, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Financing, Real Estate, Selling

Owner financing is when the seller of a home lends a buyer the money to purchase it. The two parties sign a promissory note, which … Read More

When Your Tenant Pays After a Three-Day Notice

July 20, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Rent to Own

During the lease term of a rent to own deal, the buyer falls under the classification of tenant. Should the buyer pay rent late or … Read More

Can You Evict Rent to Own Tenants?

July 13, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Rent to Own, Selling

In every industry you choose to invest, there will be people who try to game the system. There are parents at daycares who are consistently … Read More

Can You Refinance a Lease Option?

July 6, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Financing, Real Estate, Rent to Own

Refinancing is the process of replacing an old loan with a new loan. Lease-options are not loans. Rather, you’re leasing a property, and you have … Read More

Charging Lease-Option Tenants a Late Fee

June 29, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Contracts, Rent to Own

Typically, when people consider lease-option contract negotiations they think of five key aspects: purchase price, lease term length, option fee, premium payments and rent payments. … Read More

Should College Students Try Rent to Own?

June 20, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate, Rent to Own

It’s almost a guarantee that when someone goes off to college, they come back with a boatload of debt. Students who go away to college … Read More

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