Have you thought about purchasing your own home? Most the areas you mention just outside of Gainesville are approved for 100% USDA financing. Very little money out of pocket needed. You can read all about the USDA FAQ's in the provided web link below.
USDA Mortgage Source
Florida USDA Loans
You can contact apartments or owners that are renting out homes on their own and explain the circumstances. Some may request a larger deposit or 2 months rent up front but he won't know until he contacts them. Every place is going to be different so no one can really answer this except the person or agency that is listing the place for rent. It also is a factor how long ago did this occur, was it listed on his credit report in collections recently? If it is listed on his credit report he might be able to work something out where if he pays the remaining past due amount they agree to remove it from his credit report but you would need this in writing prior. Try to find someone renting a place that he can talk to, most will have your credit checked and depending on the time frame of the delinquent account and the rest of his credit history he might be able to get something.... more
It's hard to find short-term leases in Gainesville. Most apartment complexes require leases for at least a year. The last time I checked, which has been awhile, the only short term leases were in places like Residence Inn by Marriott, and the cost was much higher than for a normal lease.... more
These are usually tough to come by. Cricket Club II may be a good option for you. They offer short term leases as well as furniture packages. They have 1, 2, and 3 bedroom units ranging from $775-1100/month. Give them a call at (352) 505-9585 and tell them Malcom sent you. Hope this helps!... more
I have a home that is just a tad East of NW 13 St. Has a LARGE fence backyard and Insurance is okay with a Rottie. Current rent is $1600 but will negotiate with an extended lease/yard care. Please look at 1626 NW 10 Terr - Gainesville Fl for pic's. No carpet; W/D included. 4Bed/3Bath. Large, clean home.... more
Hi. Moving is hard. As a military veteran, I know how hard it is. Please don't forget to place God first and He will guide you in your moving. I wish you a very bless journey. If you need my help please let me know. Also, if you have children, Meadowbrook Elementary is the best school in Gainesville, FL "A" rating. Thank you!... more
Hi Tony. I understand that it is hard for you to rent due to the credit issues. in this case some landlords might ask you 3 months in advance rent plus deposit. Please call me to see what we can do for you. But definitely, you need one Realtor in town to help you. I like to help and I don't want to get compensated for it. God will bless me for helping you. I am a landlord myself and I don't check for credit score at all. I give chances to my tenants that have bad credit, and I don't judge people for their credit. The lord be with you. Please call me if you need help. Thanks!... more
Hello from on animal lover to another...I'd like to help you find a place called "home" for you and your family.... 1st I need to know what pet or pets do you have.... I can search for "animal friendly" rentals.. Feel free to call me ... 352-317-7700 and we can see what's out there for you .... have a great week...Darlene Pifalo...Your Purrfect Realtor...... more
Hello Chantel... i went into MLS and saw 3 available...What kind of pets do you have..some places have size and type if they are dogs....1 is in a small town of Waldo ( bedroom community to Gainesville...and 2are in Gainesville...first one ie a 4/3 1700 sq ft $1000 and the other one is a 4/2 1620 sq ft for $1150 per month...both in nice areas...feel free to call me on Sunday if you like 855-317-7700 and we can see when you're coming and we can co-ordinate your visit...look forward of being of service for your rental needs...good night...Darlene Pifalo (Your Purrfect Realtor) and pet lover to all!!!... more
I have two apartments next to North Regional Hospital 3bed/3bath one, 3bed/2bath the other, the owners are willing to rent for six months, let me know if you may be interested.
Coldwell Banker/ MM Parrish... more
Visit Rentmyhomefast.com where you can search properties for rent by owner. Searching is totally free and unlike other rental sites are not required to register or provide an email address. The website is www.rentmyhomefast.com.... more