Can You Lease-Option Commercial Real Estate?

March 9, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate, Rent to Own

While lease-options are more common for residential real estate, there are circumstances in which they could be a good choice for people looking to purchase … Read More


What Is an Option Fee?

March 2, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Real Estate, Rent to Own

An option fee is a fee that a buyer pays to the owner of a property in order to secure the option to buy that … 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


Important Lease-Option Factors

January 29, 2018 by Marty Orefice | Rent to Own

Renting to own a house is very different from renting to own a couch. Lease-options don’t work out well for people who haven’t made that … Read More


Rent Reporting to Credit Bureaus

December 19, 2017 by Marty Orefice | Credit, Financing, Rent to Own

Most buyers who rent to own use their lease term to work on improving their credit; but, did you know that renting to own itself … 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


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

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