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5 Questions to Ask Your Landlord Before Signing A Lease

When you rent, your landlord will be part of your life. That said, it’s imperative you ask the right questions before entering into an agreement with them. 5 (often overlooked) Questions You Absolutely Must Ask What’s the Condition of the Home? Is it held together with duct tape and a prayer? Or have major repairs…

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Are You Better Off Renting?

True, the American Dream sells home ownership as the ultimate benchmark of success, but it’s not true for everyone. Often times, it makes more sense to rent your home than to buy. What makes renting a better option? Renting, especially in today’s rocky housing market, guarantees: Flexibility – Leases usually run no longer than 1…

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What to Expect as a Tenant Buyer

Being a tenant buyer is different than being a renter. In a rent to own agreement, since you’re both a tenant and the future owner of the home, you’re expected take greater pride in the property and have greater responsibilities towards it, and you’re expected to uphold your duties as a good tenant as well.…

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Why Renting to Own is a Smart Choice Today

Like all great agreements, renting to own is beneficial to both the seller and the buyer. But, let’s take a look at the advantages for you as the buyer. In a rent to own agreement, you, as the buyer, freeze the price on the home for a year or two in advance of when you’ve…

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Renting to Own

A lease option can work out beautifully for you as the buyer if you walk into the arrangement with your eyes open. We want everyone to succeed in their dream of homeownership, so here are three questions you need to ask yourself before you decide that renting to own is for you. 1. Will You…

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What Is Rent to Own?

A rent to own agreement gives the buyer control of a property, not full ownership, with the ‘option’ to purchase the property at the end of the contract period. Essentially it is a contract to buy a property with an extended closing date. That way you, as the buyer, have time to save a down…

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