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Max Galka, Other/Just Looking in New York, NY
Max Galka answered:
Brokers via Apartment Search Websites
I would think that working with a different agent for each viewing (rather than with a single agent you trust), would increase the chance of having a bad experience. As long as you do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 16, 2015 Rental Basics in New York
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Brokers fees - landlord side
If the agreement is not in writing, chances are you don't owe a commission.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 13, 2015 Rental Basics in New York
Philip Banks, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Philip Banks answered:
Rentals in NYC and commissions
The listing agent determines the fee. The split is 50/50. However, the renter's agent is permitted to offer the renter a rebate on part of the fee, in which case the listing agent wil ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 8, 2015 Rental Basics in New York
John Anthony…, Real Estate Pro in Melville, NY
John Anthony Franco answered:
Feps 5 year time limit
be more specific about the feps time limit
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 8, 2015 Rental Basics in New York
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in 10591
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
Will anyone rent to me?
Typically the guarantor will work fine. If they are well qualified and all information can be verified then it doesn't matter where they live. Good luck with the move!

Chris
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 5, 2015 Rental Basics in New York
Mike Lintro, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Mike Lintro answered:
If a psychiatrist lives in a rental building, can they rent another one-bedroom apartment in the same building and use as an office?
It really depends on the zoning in the area. If you go to your city, you should be able to find out if businesses are allowed in that area. If not, then it may be against the law. http: ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 8, 2014 Rental Basics in Upper East Side
Randy Tanner…, Real Estate Pro in Wellington, FL
Randy Tanner & Lindsey Racher answered:
Are landlords required to have the carpet professionally cleaned between tenants?
It is not a requirement, but it is kind of a given. When I work with tenants I always tell them to clean the carpets and when I am working with tenants I always tell them to put in the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 25, 2014 Rental Basics in New York
Thomas Moser, Real Estate Pro in East Northport, NY
Thomas Moser answered:
Can a renter use multiple brokers when searching for an apartment? Is this unethical? Must you reveal that you are working with more than one?
Unless you signed an Exclusive Buyer Broker Agreement you are free to work with as many brokers as you want.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 18, 2014 Rental Basics in New York
Michael Druc…, Real Estate Pro in 10022
Michael Druckman answered:
who pays realtor for commercial real estate in New york city?
In Manhattan, the commission is paid by the landlord.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 15, 2014 Rental Basics in 10022
deb630, Real Estate Pro in 10010
deb630 asked:
OP Commissions in NYC - when are they earned? I'm a real estate broker in NYC and I rent apartments for a landlord that pays a one month OP ( Owner Pays - one months rent for the commission. This landlord typically paid the commissions…
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 10, 2014 Rental Basics in New York
Jasmin, Both Buyer and Seller in Jersey City, NJ
Jasmin answered:
Hello, Do all apartments in NY have income restrictions or require a guarantor to move in? (searching for a studio)
Hi,

I've lived in every borough (with the exception of Staten Island), and most large buildings have income restrictions. Smaller buildings and family homes (this is mostly in Queen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 1, 2014 Rental Basics in New York
Neslihan Ozd…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Neslihan Ozdemir answered:
what exactly do i need to know or have in order to rent an apartment especially if you are not from new york but you wish to move there?
Hi Josette,

I'd say you should know the application process, requirements, neighborhoods, working and finding a good broker if you don't have a lot of friends in NY. Ah and you need ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 27, 2014 Rental Basics in New York
Stacey  Vass…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Stacey Vasseur answered:
how much to brokers fee range?
It depends. Some Manhattan agents still try to collect 15% annual rent!! You can try and negotiate down to one months rent, or you can ask your agent to show you no-fee buildings first. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 26, 2014 Rental Basics in New York
lindshea66, Other/Just Looking in Colliersville, NY
lindshea66 answered:
18 yr old moving out in NYC, is this possible?
I don't want to make assumptions here, but unless you have financial support coming from somewhere it's unlikely that you'll be able to find an affordable rental in NYC at 18 years old. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 24, 2014 Rental Basics in New York
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Broker and price negotiation question
You should certainly ask... know up front many scammers clone listings and claim as their own offering it for less money but never rent anything. You may also find that tehy did offer i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 24, 2014 Rental Basics in New York
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in 10591
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
Currently I live in Waldorf, Maryland. I am a homeowner who will need to move to New York/New Jersey area by next year.
If you need an agent in NYC I recommend Kevin Mcwilliams from Living NY, his cell is 914.497.6753. He will sit down with you, explain the process, and guide you through to closing.

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0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 18, 2014 Rental Basics in New York
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in 10591
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
When you find an apartment on Trulia, do you have to pay a real estate agent?
You only have to pay a real estate agent if that is what you agree to do when speaking with them for the first time.

Chris
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 18, 2014 Rental Basics in New York
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