Renting An Apartment vs. Renting A House in New York

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

Are New York Rent-to-Own Homes a Scam?

If you’ve spent time driving around New York NY 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 New York residents are taking advantage of. But… Are New York … Continued

How Do Rent To Own Homes Work In New York?

One of the first questions we get from potential tenant buyers of our local New York rent to own homes / lease option homes is “how do rent to own homes work in New York?” 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 … Continued

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 New York 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 in? … Continued

Rent 2 Own Homes in New York – what’s the catch?

In the real estate market today, it is very tempting to follow through on one of those ads in the local paper or on Craigslist that are practically screaming the great deal of rent 2 own homes in New York NY.  This option can be a win-win for both parties, but is it always the best … Continued