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    Welcome to Reilly Painting and Contracting, "The Home Mechanics," and Reilly Properties. We are your Cleveland home contractors who specialize in major home design projects and remodels, and minor home repairs. We also provide house rentals throughout Cleveland, Ohio.

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    "I finally got the bathroom of my dreams. JT, Marco and Mike are to be commended for their great work. My husband and I were impressed by the quality of their work. They were professional in conduct and neat. As for Dave, he is our guy. We have the utmost trust in what he says because he is honest."

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  • Buying vs. Renting for Grad Students

    [caption id="attachment_793" align="alignleft" width="440"]Buying or Renting Buying vs. Renting[/caption]

    Dorms are out. It's time to grow up and enter the  world of renting or buying a home or apartment. If you're a grad student, in your junior or senior year of college, or med student looking to buy or rent a home, you have to read this article!

    There are few separate answers to your question.

    First: buying or renting? This is more of an investment question. In most, but not all, situations buying is economically more advantageous.

    Second: Could you get a mortgage loan? – talk to two or three local lenders (starting with your Credit Union) and see what they say. Your chances for a loan are probably small. But you will never know unless you try.

    Third: Could you buy a house without a loan? Possibly – try for Lease Purchase or Rent-to-Own. Get a Realtor to assist you.

    Hope this helps! Good luck. Be sure to check out the Reilly Properties page too!
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