In today’s real estate milieu, where cash flowing properties are becoming more sporadic by the day, the rent-to-own model is emerging as a superior strategy with a favourable buy-in.

Helping tenants take eventual ownership of a property by giving them a stake in their own success, rent-to-own investors only have to put 15% for a down payment, enlisting their tenant to put up the remaining 5%.

“This is where a lot of the profitability of rent-to-owns is coming from,” said Rachel Oliver, managing partner of Clover Properties. “Eighty percent comes from the bank, 5% from the tenant-buyer and you’re only in for 15% at a time when you can’t buy a residential property for less than 20%, but we found a way to do it…

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C/O – Neil Sharma, Canadian Real Estate Magazine