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The Realtor’s Guide to Rent-to-Own Housing – Part 1

As a realtor, you’re constantly seeking innovative solutions to meet the diverse needs of your clients in an ever-changing real estate market.  Rent-to-own housing presents a compelling opportunity for offering a flexible alternative to traditional transactions.      In this article, we’ll explore key questions realtors often have about rent-to-own housing and purchases, along with […]

Home Sweet Home: Defying Credit Odds for Your Dream Home!

Owning a home is a dream many cherish, but for some, the looming shadow of a less-than-stellar credit score can make that dream seem distant.  The good news?  It’s not an insurmountable hurdle. This guide will explore three key strategies to unlock homeownership, even if your score has seen better days. 1. Credit Rehab 101: […]

Can I Rent to Own with Bad Credit?

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The short answer is, yes!  If you’re an aspiring homeowner that lacks the credit and/or capital to qualify for a traditional mortgage, renting to own might just be for you.  While rent-to-own home agreements have been around for some time now, they’ve only now become more popular due, in large part, to the current state […]

The Pros and Cons of Rent-to-Own Homes

As the real estate market continues to be impacted by rising interest rates, inflation, and most of all, the COVID-19 Pandemic, more and more citizens are looking for alternative ways to live.  As a result, would-be homeowners are now seeking out rent-to-own agreements among other pathways in order to stay afloat. The good news is […]

Is There a Catch to Rent-to-Own Homes

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The short answer? NO…not with properly structured programs! Rent-to-Own Homes can be extremely beneficial under the right circumstances and they shouldn’t be viewed as inherently deceptive because, well, they’re not. Today’s Rent to Own programs feature many benefits that outweigh the “perceived” risks of a Rent to Own program. With any type of financing there […]

Is It a Good Idea to do Rent-to-Own?

The question of whether or not it’s a good idea to sign a rent-to-own agreement is the wrong question to be asked. The better question is “is a rent-to-own home right for me?” or “am I the right candidate for a rent-to-own home?”. Here’s why… Rent-to-own homes are subject to several implications and were initially […]

What are the Advantages of Rent-to-Own Homes?

What is a Rent-to-Own Home? Simply put, a rent-to-own home is a contractual lease agreement that allows tenants to presently rent the property at a fixed rate while providing them with the future option to purchase said property by some agreed-upon date.  While a rent-to-home agreement looks a lot like a standard lease agreement, there […]

What is Rent-to-Own?

The real estate market in Canada is on a never-ending trajectory (so it seems) towards the sky, with no end in sight of slowing down. While this is great news for real estate investors and those already invested in the market, it’s made it difficult for tenants and wanna-be home buyers alike.  Because of the […]