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Pros and Cons of Rent to Own Housing In Columbia

Traditional methods of purchasing a home are becoming less common than decades past.  The American Dream has changed a bit. As banks become tighter with their loan approval process and Americans are still digging out of the recession (and possibly credit problems they may have fell into), many are turning to alternative means of purchasing a home. Renting […]

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The Costs of Rent to Own Housing – For the Columbia South Carolina Area

Home ownership is a major part of the American dream. Millions of families want a nice home, a white picket fence, and a place to rest after a hard day of work. Unfortunately, the number of Americans with credit problems, and the growing number of banks who are rejecting loan applications are growing at a record pace. […]

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Things To Look For When Renting To Own A Home In Columbia South Carolina

Renting to own a home in Columbia, or any city for that matter, isn’t a new concept… but the whole process of “renting to own a house” is a process that most people have questions about. Well, you’re in the right place! This article will walk you through what to look for if you’re looking for […]

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Columbia South Carolina Houses for Rent – Why rent when you can own?

If you’re looking for Columbia houses for rent you may want to consider your other options as a potential home owner in the Columbia area. Most locals who are looking for homes to rent in Columbia are likely looking at renting as their only option because of things like… – Bad credit (and can’t get […]

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Renting An Apartment vs. Renting A House in Columbia

So, you’re looking for a place to rent in Columbia? As you’ve already seen… there are a lot of options in the Columbia area for housing. All the way from apartments in Columbia to rental houses in Columbia… condos… mobile homes, and more. But if you’re struggling to decide if you want to rent an […]

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Do I Earn Equity With A Rent To Own Agreement? – Columbia Rent To Own Program

This question comes up again and again… and honestly, the answer this question has changed in recent years based on new laws enacted that affect what a home owner can do when they’re selling their house under a rent to own agreement. One of the big benefits of owning a house is that you (hopefully) […]

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Are You Required To Buy The House In A Rent To Own Home Contract? – Columbia Rent To Own Program

A really common question and concern from people looking at renting to own a Columbia house is “are you required to buy the house in a rent to own home contract ?” at the end of the rental term. As an example… … lets say you found a great Columbia rent to own home and […]

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Are Columbia Rent-to-Own Homes a Scam?

If you’ve spent time driving around Columbia South Carolina or browsing Craigslist or other sites, you may have seen advertisements that read, “Own a home for $500/month. No credit check!” While it seems too good to be true, local rent-to-own homes are a viable option that many Columbia residents are taking advantage of. But… Are Columbia Rent-to-Own Homes […]

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How Do Rent To Own Homes Work In Columbia?

One of the first questions we get from potential tenant buyers of our local Columbia South Carolina rent to own homes / lease option homes is “how do rent to own homes work in Columbia?” With a flooded real estate market, especially since the bubble burst of the mid-2000’s, rent-to-own homes have become a popular option […]

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How to Know if Renting or Owning a Home is Right For You

So, you’re looking at moving and you’re not sure if renting or owning a local Columbia South Carolina home is right for you? You’re not sure if one is a better financial decision than the other? You’re not sure if you’ll be able to find the type of house or apartment you’d like to live […]

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