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If you couldn't sell your house would you rent it out?

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raisinbran · 13/05/2008 11:44

I am looking to rent when I move back to the Uk in August. Obviously with house price instability I am not going to buy for a few years.

I have seen a few houses for sale on rightmove that have been on for some time they look as if they have been vacated in the pictures and I wondered if it was worth approaching to see if they would be interested in renting. ( but then I think wouldn't they have done it already.

I am interested in your views.

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MamaG · 13/05/2008 11:45

If I could afford to, yes

schneebly · 13/05/2008 11:46

yes - I think it might we borth asking.

raisinbran · 13/05/2008 14:30

MamaG are you saying you couldn't afford to rent it out so would stay put until it sold?

I supoose people that bought a while ago could cope with renting as it would still cover the mortgage but if you bought in the last few years its probably not viable.

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noddyholder · 13/05/2008 15:16

It is also worth looking on rightmove rentals as many houses are listed in both sections.

raisinbran · 13/05/2008 15:37

Yes you are right and I have looked but there are some even nicer houses that are not listed for rent and may just not be selling because of the curent climate.

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