Buying our house back
We are looking to buy the house we rent. There are repairs to be made before we can. The person that we rent from has never made any repairs or even came to the house since he took over. It was our house, and we had problems keeping it. He want us to purchase it back but don’t want to do the repairs. My husband ask that he repair the roof and gutters. We will do the rest. He doesn’t want to spend the money. How do we handle this?
Hi, Denise – thank you so much for your question! If you would like to purchase the home but the current owner will not make or pay for repairs, you can try to negotiate with the owner to buy the house at a discount based on the value of repairs that need to be completed. Check out our guide to how to make an offer on a house for more information about the process.
Best of luck,