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Jake Jamison, Home Buyer in Orem, UT
Jake Jamison answered:
New lease with stained carpet.
That is unfortunate discovery to find when you're ready to get all settled in to a new place. I would recommend a carpet installation company to replace it, rather than try to attempt t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 19, 2014 Rental Basics in Dallas
Kenneth Bebe…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Kenneth Bebensee answered:
take housing voucher im on section 8
Just pick any 1 Realtor who works section 8 and be loyal. A lot of Realtors do not work them because clients are not loyal and its a lot of work and takes time.
www.tcrdallas.com
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 23, 2014 Rental Basics in Dallas
Kenneth Bebe…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Kenneth Bebensee answered:
I you rent to a 500lb person, is it considered normal wear and tear that after living there 7 yrs, the furniture has given way, and damaged the floori
7 years the furniture has run its course. Was it brand new, top quality when they moved in? Probably not. Buy new furniture.
www.tcrdallas.com
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 19, 2014 Rental Basics in 75216
Edith Schrei…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
Edith Schreiber answered:
I've finally found a home and moving out of apartments. 60-day notice required for month-to-month tenants?!
While we all want to be able to rely on what we are told verbally, at the end of the day, I tell my clients who are looking to buy a home to always refer to the original lease.

I kn ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 24, 2014 Rental Basics in Dallas
Andrew Smith, Real Estate Pro in Texas
Andrew Smith answered:
Do you have rent to own properties?
There is a really great company that I know of that will actually buy a house for you and then rent it to you while you work on your credit. However, if you are looking for more of some ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 23, 2014 Rental Basics in Dallas
Cornerstone…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Cornerstone Leasing answered:
Hi, I am looking for an apartment without carpeting and a mo-to-mo lease. Must see apt before renting it due to allergies. Physician with good hist
We don't have any carpet at all actually! I'd like to invite you to visit my building in the historic Swiss Avenue district. The Cornerstone is located at the intersection of Gaston Ave ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 22, 2014 Rental Basics in 75231
Kenneth Bebe…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Kenneth Bebensee answered:
Hi I am moving to Dallas for 3-4 months for my 3 year old who has leukemia to have a bone marrow transplant at Children's Medical Center.
Contact any 1 Realtor of your choice and they will help you find what your looking for. www.tcrdallas.com
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 9, 2014 Rental Basics in Dallas
Darlene John…, Real Estate Pro in 75033
Darlene Johnson answered:
I am a single father currently working in Downtown Dallas making 70k. I have a couple bad renters experiences and low credit score. Need advice!
Hi Don,

Have you heard of the new lease to own program here in Texas? Please give me a call or email and I will send you all the info. It's a for someone in your exact situation and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 6, 2014 Rental Basics in Dallas
Joycelewis412, Home Buyer in Sacramento, CA
Joycelewis412 answered:
Rent after short sale is on credit report
Homeowners who have had a foreclosure or short sale years ago just got approved to buy a new home. Nowadays, many lenders have flexible loan programs that you can take advantage of. Vis ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 23, 2013 Rental Basics in North Dallas
Monica Pineda, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Monica Pineda answered:
is there any second chance renter apartments avaiable.?
If you have not found a 2nd chance apartment yet, contact me. If you can tell me the neighborhood you are interested in and your price range, I can find you a nice place! :-)
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 17, 2013 Rental Basics in Dallas
Patti Kane, Home Buyer in Boulder, CO
Patti Kane answered:
Rent after short sale is on credit report
I had a short sale last year and my Realtor recommend http://www.cfs-mortgage.com/flex for a home loan. I am very happy to be able to purchase again.
CFS Mortgage assists homeowners w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 19, 2013 Rental Basics in North Dallas
Rustin Polk, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Rustin Polk answered:
I am moving to the Dallas area and I have a bankruptcy on my credit report, are there landlords that will accept me and my family to rent from them?
Credit is only one of the landlord's considerations in making a rental. They consider criminal backgrounds, having a steady job, etc.

I'm a Dallas bankruptcy attorney and out of the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 11, 2013 Rental Basics in Dallas
Investmentcl…, Home Seller in Dallas, TX
Investmentclub360 answered:
I'm looking to invest in some rental properties in North Dallas. What cap rates are people seeing in the North Dallas area?
Dave,

The investment you are going to make can only decide the cap rate that you should expect for your property. It should be around 8-10% around North Dallas Area. InvestmentClub3 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 28, 2013 Rental Basics in North Dallas
Michael Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Michael Brownstead answered:
What are the pros and cons of being a landlord?
Although I have never managed properties, nor do I intend to, I feel that there are many more cons than pros to being a landlord.

Additionally, property management companies can alle ... more
2 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 5, 2013 Rental Basics in Dallas
Anne Bokalo, Real Estate Pro in Canton, TX
Anne Bokalo answered:
Can a landlord raise the rent price just because they think a prospective landlord can afford it?
look at your lease to see if the landlord can do that. Read the small print because it's there sometiimes even if you have a lease.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 2, 2013 Rental Basics in Dallas
Glenda Porter, Renter in Woodbury, MN
Glenda Porter answered:
Can anyone give a good referral for reasonable moving companies? Moving from MN to Dallas, TX in April.
Im moving from MN to Dallas end of January have some great real estate leads. I have used abf also but we are considering doing it ourself we used penske on part 1 of the move last mon ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 8, 2012 Rental Basics in Dallas
Brent S. Rice…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
Brent S. Rice, SFR answered:
Is giving a gift (baked goods for example) along with a rental application allowed?
I would think that virtually all agents here would understand what I said below about app fees, especially those that have experienced exactly what I have. I would hesitate to consider ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 19, 2012 Rental Basics in Dallas
David Whites…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
David Whiteside-Realtor answered:
renting a place to live
It depends on landlord req. He may ask for double deposit or first and last months rent
Contact Me if you would like some help
1 vote Share Flag Wed Oct 3, 2012 Rental Basics in Northeast Dallas/ White Rock
Kenneth Bebe…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Kenneth Bebensee answered:
call me if u have any section 8 rentals in north dallas carrollton, plano, farmers branch 3 or 4 bed - tasha 469-323-0638 i hve icp deposit assistance
Just pick one Realtor of your choice who is familiar with section 8 and they can help you.

Good luck.

Kenny
1 vote Share Flag Wed Sep 19, 2012 Rental Basics in Dallas
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