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Marilyn Russ…, Real Estate Pro in 23452
Marilyn Russell answered:
I need to rent a house in August. When should I start looking?
This is a god time to start looking now as many homes are put on the market with possession 8/1. The home search and application process will take 2 - 3 weeks. Make sure your rental his ... more
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Flavia G., Renter in Arlington, VA
Flavia G. asked:
short term rental, or a 6 months lease to live Hello, I'm moving to Washington D.C for work in July 1st.
I am hoping to find in Arlington VA a short term rental, or a 6 months lease to live while the search for a permanent rental or…
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 20, 2015 Rental Basics in Arlington
John Turpel, Home Buyer in Suffolk, VA
John Turpel asked:
who do i talk to about finding a rental?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 30, 2015 Rental Basics in 23435
Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
In what ways might you be able to help a couple who wants to rent for two - three months while searching for a place to buy?
Great question, be sure to reach out to local RE Licensees for direct answers, also.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 3, 2015 Rental Basics in Ghent
Jo Haring, Real Estate Pro in 20190
Jo Haring answered:
Couple in our twenties looking to rent a townhouse in Reston. I'm wondering if realtors help with finding rental properties?
There are agents who strictly do rentals. Check sites and call around to make sure you
find an agent who specializes in rentals.
1 vote Share Flag Fri Mar 13, 2015 Rental Basics in Reston
Jo Haring, Real Estate Pro in 20190
Jo Haring answered:
Is there any source to help in locating potential roommates? and Craig's list are the best, along with word of mouth.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 13, 2015 Rental Basics in Reston
memaynes, Other/Just Looking in Richmond, VA
memaynes asked:
Is anyone familiar with someone calling you with a Trulia Verification code provided by a "realtor" then told to text that code to another person? Person claiming to be the owner texted and said someone would be calling me with a code. Not to give it to anyone, and text them with the code. Someone called with the code, person has…
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 23, 2015 Rental Basics in Richmond
Charlotte Tu…, Real Estate Pro in Williamsburg, VA
Charlotte Turner ABR ePro answered:
Fraud - 2535 Blackburn Glen Allen VA
The best thing to do if you think a listing is fraudulent is to flag it and Trulia staff will check it out. Go to the listing, look for the More menu item. When you select More, a dropd ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 9, 2015 Rental Basics in 23060
Barbara Wagn…, Real Estate Pro in 12065
Barbara Wagner answered:
Realtor trying to pull a fast one... Wants me to sign exclusive rights agreement ... AFTER EVERYTHING IS FINISHED
I'm not understanding what happened. First you said you contacted the "ad lister" who showed you the place and then you're talking about a real estate agent. Typically if YOU contacte ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 20, 2015 Rental Basics in McLean
AJ Heidmann, Real Estate Pro in Arlington, VA
AJ Heidmann answered:
Is it legal in the state of virginia to rent out or lease a room in the basement with no full size windows?
My understanding of the building code is that a legal bedroom must be at least 70 sq ft for one person and have direct egress to the exterior of the home. If there is a window, it shou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 17, 2014 Rental Basics in Radford
David E. Dew, Real Estate Pro in White Stone, VA
David E. Dew answered:
how do we list a home we wish to rent.?
We usually tell our sellers to not rent their house if they are planning on selling it. It can be hard to have a renter keep it straight to show the property and sometimes they might n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 14, 2014 Rental Basics in 22578
Matt Shultz, Real Estate Pro in Leesburg, VA
Matt Shultz answered:
Do I continue to rent or sell my condo in Riverbend/Cascades?
Hi Steve. I'm not certain if you have sold your house by now. However, the encouraging news is that home prices have increased in Sterling since your post. I am a long-time resident of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 29, 2014 Rental Basics in 20165
abnormalalien, Renter in Saint Louis, MO
abnormalalien answered:
How can you be sure if the person contacting you is legit? I recently had an inquiry about a property on here, and instead of an agent, it was the
I had this just happen to me. The guy claims to be in another state but has no agent/lawyer/friend to show the property. He said that he would FedEx me the keys! How do I flag his listi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 21, 2014 Rental Basics in 23454
Kimberley Ho…, Real Estate Pro in Woodbridge, VA
Kimberley Hoffman answered:
I just wanted to know if any houses for rent accept Section 8 vouchers.
They do, but it is work to find them. An agent can best help find these properties for you. I am working on one now.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 31, 2014 Rental Basics in 22030
Jeremy Vogan, Real Estate Pro in Staunton, VA
Jeremy Vogan answered:
Where do we start to find a rental for 2 married professionals moving to Charlottesville area.?
I have a number of good rentals in Fishersville, which is a nice safe area. Call me at 540 487 0480.
Jeremy Vogan
Countryside HomeCrafters, LC
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 16, 2014 Rental Basics in Charlottesville
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