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

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

Terminating a Rent to Own Contract

May 4, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Contracts, Rent to Own

There are plenty of reasons why you might want to terminate your rent to own contract. Maybe you’re moving to a different city. Or maybe … Read More

Why Would You Sign a Lease-Purchase Agreement

March 23, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Contracts, Rent to Own

It may sound like lease-purchase and lease-option deals mean the same thing, but they definitely do not. The Difference Between Lease-Option and Lease-Purchase A lease-option … Read More

Rent to Own Rules

February 23, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Checklists, Contracts, Real Estate, Rent to Own

Outside of board games, there aren’t many rules to ensure that all players are playing fairly. When you consider renting to own, you should use … Read More

Do You Need Renter’s Insurance for Rent to Own?

December 8, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Contracts, Rent to Own

Rent to own is a unique situation in which you’re caught right in the middle of owning a home and renting it. You’re certainly doing … 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

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

Can You Rent to Own a Foreclosure Property?

April 8, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Contracts, Foreclosure, Real Estate, Rent to Own

Can you rent to own a foreclosed home? The short answer is no. A bank will not rent to own a home they have already … Read More

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