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When the going gets tough, the tough get …evasive?

How have prominent rent-to-buy figures responded to challenges?   The rent-to-buy industry has faced some challenges over the past few years, including negative media coverage, attention from regulators and a series of prosecutions. Advertisements

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Rent-to-buy houses – is it legal?

While a number of rent-to-buy websites respond “yes”, this question could refer to any one of many different transactions. The term “rent to buy” is used for various combinations and structures of contracts including options to purchase, tenancy agreements, terms … Continue reading

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Big comeuppance for ‘Big Kahunas’

The problem with ‘creative’ or ‘innovative’ strategies is that that the application of the law to the transactions may not have been tested in the courts.  I’ve written previously about what can go wrong for buyers and unsuspecting sellers, and … Continue reading

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