What’s a Rent Credit?

November 3, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Credit, Rent to Own

Many people believe rent for a lease-option home is higher than normal rent. That’s not always the case. When it is, it’s because the buyer … Read More

Rent to Own Investment Strategies

October 27, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Rent to Own, Selling

Real estate investors are looking to rent to own as a means for adding cash flow to their businesses. They look for homes that are … 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

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 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

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

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

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