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

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

When to Negotiate Your Lease Option

June 5, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Contracts, Real Estate, Rent to Own

Confrontation is not for everyone, and it’s probably best to avoid it whenever possible; but, when it comes to negotiating your lease-option, it could save … Read More

You and Your Partner Broke Up, What Happens to Your Lease-Option?

May 12, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Contracts, Real Estate, Rent to Own

Moving in with someone isn’t a sure sign of a successful relationship. When you sign a lease-option together, a break up can leave you asking … Read More

How Does a Rent to Own House Program Work

April 27, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate, Rent to Own

There are two different types of rent to own. You’re either working with a person or with a company. Most of the content on this … Read More

Fixer-Uppers vs Bad Investments

April 22, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate

Many rent to own investors buy homes that are in bad condition but located in good neighborhoods. With a little tender love and care, many … Read More

Deciding What Neighborhood is Right for You

April 13, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Checklists, Real Estate, Rent to Own

When you’re renting your home, you have year-long leases. You can move at the end of the lease if you don’t like the area. When … Read More

Do You Need a Home Inspection for Rent to Own?

April 7, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate, Rent to Own

A big reason why buyers end up unhappy with their rent to own home is that they didn’t pay for someone to inspect it ahead … Read More

For Sale by Owner vs Realtor Statistics

March 30, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate, Realtors

More than half of people who decide not to use a full-service agent to sell their home do so to save money. Another 30 percent … Read More

How Long Should Your Rent to Own Lease Term Be?

March 16, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate, Rent to Own

When you sign your rent to own contract, you set a lease term. Your lease term is your deadline. If you haven’t purchased the property … Read More

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