Are Columbia Rent-to-Own Homes a Scam?

If you’ve spent time driving around Columbia SC 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 a … Continued

How Do Rent To Own Homes Work In Columbia?

One of the first questions we get from potential tenant buyers of our local Columbia SC 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 for … 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 Columbia SC 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 Columbia – 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 Columbia SC.  This option can be a win-win for both parties, but is it always the best method … Continued