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Ddbinvestors…, Home Owner in Berlin, NJ
Ddbinvestorsllc answered:
occupancy limit
No, your lease is a binding contract. If you want to bring an additional person into the unit you need to go back to your landlord and ask him if he would allow it and add that person t ... more
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Ddbinvestors…, Home Owner in Berlin, NJ
Ddbinvestorsllc answered:
I am a single mom and I want to move into a studio I have two small children. Is this illegal ?
You would have to check with your local code enforcement organization. Generally there are square footage requirements for the number of people and then there are usually requirements r ... more
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Ddbinvestors…, Home Owner in Berlin, NJ
Ddbinvestorsllc answered:
In NJ I'm renting with some friends. The landlord only allowed 1 of us on the lease stating "it's considered a boarding home otherwise." Is this true?
No I don't think he is right. I am a landlord in NJ. My understanding of the definition of a boarding house in NJ is that is has to have multiple units intended for short term single oc ... more
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Ddbinvestors…, Home Owner in Berlin, NJ
Ddbinvestorsllc answered:
Can a landlord limit the # of people living in an apartment?
Basically a Landlord can't just make decisions on who or how to rent a domestic unit (take note that weekly vacation type rental may have different rules) When you rent a unit for someo ... more
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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
owner wants to move in after a year.I am 7mths pregnant and baby is due when the lease is up.Anything I could do (legally) to have a few months extra?
Unfortunately without an active lease very little can be done...
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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
HOW SHOULD I DO AFTER commercial lease expired could I stay ??
You really should be discussing with your landlord...
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Randy Stoker, Real Estate Pro in Yuba City, CA
Randy Stoker answered:
HOW SHOULD I DO AFTER commercial lease expired could I stay ??
Talk to your land lord and review your lease contract. Sometimes a lease will convert to a month-to-month rental agreement after lease expires.
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benny binbin…, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
benny binbin yu asked:
HOW SHOULD I DO AFTER commercial lease expired could I stay ?? MY BUSINESS LEASE AGEREEMENT WILL EXPIRE ,COULD I STAY BEFORE
I FIND ANOTHER STORE .THANKS
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benny binbin…, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
benny binbin yu asked:
HOW SHOULD I DO AFTER commercial lease expired could I stay ?? MY BUSINESS LEASE AGEREEMENT WILL EXPIRE ,COULD I STAY BEFORE
I FIND ANOTHER STORE .THANKS
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Gulsey Toren…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Gulsey Torenli answered:
I am looking for a 2-3 bedroom in NYC, preferably in a decent area. Preferably in Long Island City, however I'm open to other areas as well.
Hi I am a Licensed Real Estate Agent with Bond New York and I cover NYC and LIC. I am also a resident of LIC. If you are interested to speak further please feel free to call me at 91 ... more
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Lisa, Home Buyer in Fresh Meadows, NY
Lisa asked:
NYC's tenant laws are pretty stringent and makes it quite difficult to remove an unwanted tenant from your home. This leads to my question: As a favor, I have someone living with me for the past 5 weeks now. At the end of week 1, I gave this person a July 31, 2014 deadline to move out. I am a bit worried that this person is…
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Karen Bantum, Renter in Brooklyn, NY
Karen Bantum asked:
Is this considered an illegal apartment ? I currently live on the second floor of a two family house. It's a railroad apartment and the lanlord built a wall separating two of the rooms.. turning it into an office space for himself.…
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Ryan Rudnick, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Ryan Rudnick answered:
Couple doesn't mean income requirement, has significant cash savings and investments - outlook as renters?
Pre-paying is a great option, as is using a co-signer. Given the information you've given, it sounds like you'd be well qualified for most smaller buildings, even if larger, stricter m ... more
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Kentor Johns…,  in Garden Grove, CA
Kentor Johnson answered:
I'm moving from out of state. Can 1 broker show me any apartment or do I work with several brokers who each have their own small list of apartments?
Well its best to work with one agent in whom you feel confident that will be able to assist you. However, if you choose work with more than one broker you should disclose this informat ... more
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Christian Mo…, Real Estate Pro in Westbury, NY
Christian Monge answered:
apartment in Middle Village BUT i work off the books :(
Hi Latoya,
Do you declare a 1040? Depending on the landlord and your credit score, the landlord might overlook that you work off the books. Please email me so I can send you some list ... more
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Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester, NY
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
can I limit the number of tenants on the contract in NY?
Do you mean the lease? You can limit the amount of occupants as there ar slaws in place for overcrowding.

Chris
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Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
Me and Fiance looking for a one bedroom/studio in Queens, NY. Budget is 1200. I prefer not to work with agents. Would like to work with landlords.?
Craigs list.
notes on public bulletin boards.
Newpapers.

However, DO NOT send money to anyone to whom you can not lead the police to their door.
You will quickly understand what I ... more
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Spiro Vrouhas, Real Estate Pro in 10019
Spiro Vrouhas answered:
I am trying to find a 1-2 bedroom in Queens and my budget is $1200. I am looking to have some or all utilities included. And I also have a small dog.
Hi Karen,
I believe your price point is realistic for the area your are searching in. While most apartments in New York include heat, hot water and gas, all utilities could be challeng ... more
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