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How can I find a house lease to own

I AM looking FOR A HOUSE THAT i CAN LEASE FOR 2 YEARS AND THEN I WANT TO BUY IT. 
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September 13 2013 - City College Area
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This is an idea, you could post a craigslist ad indicating what you are looking for. Then if you find ready and willing seller(s), get a Realtor or real estate licensee to negotiate on your behalf. 
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September 21 2013
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Lease to own homes are extremely rare, and basically zero in a sellers market such as in your area.  You may find an agent in your area who knows of one, perhaps two.

While the theoretical concept of rent with the option to buy may seem attractive, some of the realities are considerably less so.

Owners who will consider rent to own are very rare, so it will cut down your options for properties considerably.   I consider it much smarter to spend a year or two working on improving your credit and (if necessary) saving up a good down payment.   Yeah, it is tough to move but it even tougher to lose a lot of money attempting to buy.

Some features of rent to own:

1.  Down payment required - often substantial (say 10%, 20% or more) and is non-refundable if the potential buyer doesn't purchase.

2.  Monthly rental is above fair market rent, with the only amount going to purchase is the amount above the fair market rent.  This is also not refundable.

3.  If not qualified for financing at the agreed upon  time and price, then you lose everything. 

4.  The price is agreed upon at the beginning of the contract, and who knows where house prices are going.

5.  You still depend on the owner to pay their mortgage.   If they fail, you lose.

If you do get involved in this, please involve an attorney in the contract.
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