How Much Should You Pay for Rent?

November 10, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate

You may have heard the widespread rule of thumb that states you should spend no more than 30 percent of your income on housing. By … Read More

How Appraisals Affect Rent to Own

October 20, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Financing, Foreclosure, Real Estate, Rent to Own

Many rent to own deals do not work because the buyer needs a mortgage to purchase the home, but does not qualify for one at … 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 Marty Orefice | 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

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

Why Rent to Own My Home Instead of Selling It?

May 9, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate, Rent to Own, Selling

Why Rent to Own My Home Instead of Selling It? Buyers wonder: why is the homeowner signing up for lease with option to buy. They … Read More

Rent to Own vs Mortgage: A Monopoly Explanation

May 2, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Credit, Financing, Real Estate, Rent to Own

Buying a Home and Monopoly Many children found the American Dream through a family-favorite pastime – Monopoly. The classic board game introduces kids to managing … Read More

Saved Up Enough for the Down Payment? Close!

April 21, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Contracts, Credit, Financing, Real Estate, Rent to Own

Congratulations! You found the house of your dreams, and it’s on the market. You’re faced with a great opportunity to purchase it, but you don’t … Read More

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