Renting An Apartment vs. Renting A House in Pittsburgh

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

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

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) … Continued

Are Pittsburgh Rent-to-Own Homes a Scam?

If you’ve spent time driving around Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh residents are taking advantage of. But… Are Pittsburgh Rent-to-Own Homes a Scam? … Continued

How Do Rent To Own Homes Work In Pittsburgh?

One of the first questions we get from potential tenant buyers of our local Pittsburgh rent to own homes / lease option homes is “how do rent to own homes work in Pittsburgh?” 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 for people … 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 Pittsburgh 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? You’re … Continued