It all varies from landlord to landlord, it is always better to ask your agent prior to the showing and carry it when you go to see a place so that you can apply rightaway after you like the place.
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Give her an increase and explain you are doing it because of your own increases in the building. If the tenant wants to stay, she will stay. Its very tough to move right now for her so she will pay the increase. Increase it 5% and see what she says. Good Luck!... more