Have you called your local real estate offices, looked on apartment rental sites? Look for those then let an agent know what you need for your family and I'm sure they can help you find something that will work... don't settle, its going to be your home for the next year and you want to be happy with the place your chose! I would never let my clients settle, I will do what it takes to get them into a great place they feel like its home to them.... more
Google and call different places then visit them to see if they are someone that you feel comfortable with and you can work together. Ask for referrals, call to get their take on the work they do, then follow your gut on the information you have received.
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Some agents won't answer, best advise is to try other agents in the area they have great reviews to assist you in finding a home and an agent that will be responsive. This is the biggest complaint people have with agents, and I have the same problem! Sad that people want to sell real estate yet won't answer the phone to give info or help a client...... more