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Sherryannmas…, Both Buyer and Seller in 75243
Sherryannmascheck62 answered:
Does Trulia have Rent to Own homes ?
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Mark LeMenag…, Real Estate Pro in Lake Nona, Orlando, FL
Mark LeMenager answered:
My approximate move out date is end of May 2014. When should I start looking for a place to rent? (condo preferably).
Yes, I agree, late March would be good.
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John Carter, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
John Carter answered:
If an agent accepts many applications for a rental, is it fair to collect the app fee from everyone and then decide who gets the property?
The short answer to your question is yes, not only is it fair but also appropriate to collect an application fee from every applicant. In fact, if the application fee is not paid, then ... more
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VALENTINA OG…, Real Estate Pro in Windermere, FL
VALENTINA OGDEN answered:
I am looking to move january. My issue is that I have 3 dogs. None are on the bite list. Does anyone know of an agency that is familiar with this?
Hi Yonel,
Thanks for posting your question. As a dog lover, I totally understand how they become part of the family. Do you know which side of town you would like to live?
I specializ ... more
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Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
Is "Rentometer" a good guide to know about the current rentals in a certain area? Thanks for some of your views. Or do anyone have a better rental
I've found Rentometer to be surprisingly good. Not as good as a Realtor pulling comps, but it's been fairly on-target with properties I've tested it with.
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Ray Stevens, Real Estate Pro in Naples, FL
Ray Stevens answered:
Relocating to Orlando and I need help in finding a rental home in a suburbs of orlando
Why rent? The price for a 3 bedroom home has gone down drastically in the last 5 years!

There are 100% financing options that you may qualify for. With a generous lender credit fro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 1, 2013 Rental Basics in Orlando
Alan Martin, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Alan Martin answered:
Do you have to pay for an apartment application once you get it or when you turn it in?
application fees are normally needed when you submit the application
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Marcelo Sant…, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Marcelo Santana answered:
Can a landlord keep 1st/last month's rent when the lease was not even signed yet and the key were never handed over?
Hi,

Get in contact with an attorney. He will charge just a little to write a letter to the landlord and that should scary him enough that he will return the money. The situation you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 15, 2013 Rental Basics in Orlando
Mark LeMenag…, Real Estate Pro in Lake Nona, Orlando, FL
Mark LeMenager answered:
How can I ensure the person listing a property for rent on Trulia is legitimate?
Check to see if there is an MLS number on the posting. If yes, you can fell fairly comfortable. If no, then be more careful checking references. Never send money to someone you have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 1, 2013 Rental Basics in Orlando
Roy Bush, Both Buyer and Seller in Phoenix, AZ
Roy Bush answered:
Just filed chapter 7 bankruptcy, earns 30K, husband earns 55K w/good credit. Should we rent in only his name?
I had a buyer that wanted to buy a home in Arizona, but he had a Chapter 7 bankruptcy 7 months ago. After researching the web I found a loan program at http://www.cfsflex.com, they allo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 30, 2013 Rental Basics in 32819
Auria Le Bel…, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Auria Le Bellot answered:
I rent a condo from a property management company in Orlando, Fl. Do I have the right to see the bill from the air conditioning company that repaired?
Hi

I think if you paid for the service you are entitled to not see it but also get a copy of the bill. First we need to determine who hired them to do the work, then once we have th ... more
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Vincent Paige…, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Vincent Paige - Realtor answered:
What are some key things I'll need to be approved for renting my first apartment?
Jahziah,

Hope you are well. Don't worry, hopefully they will accept first an last and that won't be an issue. =o)

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0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 14, 2013 Rental Basics in 32811
Mike Wald, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Mike Wald answered:
where can i find rental management property that report monthly to the credit bureau to rent in orlando, fl. area?
No one does that!!!
What is the reason?
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 27, 2013 Rental Basics in Orlando
Lorena Correa, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Lorena Correa answered:
I'm a single mom with 2 boys and cannot afford more than $700/mo in rent. can I rent a 1bd apt here in Orlando, Fl?
Hello, I have come to realize that rent has become more expensive than buying. Have you considered looking for an apartment to buy? I'm not sure if you are aware, but Wells Fargo is off ... more
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Julie Carber…, Real Estate Pro in Saint Cloud, FL
Julie Carberry answered:
What are some of the best tools to use when renting properties out by owner? I've looked at some websites such as VRBO and Vacationrentals.com.
Craigslist gets a lot of activity but there are a lot of scams too. I'd be happy to rent it for you - I am very low on inventory right now so can rent very quickly.

Julie Carberry
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Jonathan Sch…, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Jonathan Schaffer answered:
How does a single Mom qualify for renting a home? I do not receive any financial compensation for my position approx. $900 alimony.
Hi Marlena,
If you are looking to rent a property out you need to be able to show you income level. If you are getting alimony, child support, SSI, or anything. We need to see paperwor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 11, 2012 Rental Basics in Orlando
Antonio Vega…, Real Estate Pro in 34747
Antonio Vega-Pacheco answered:
Can a landlord deny occupancy after the lease has been executed and deposits paid? Landlord stated she didn't want me moving in at walk through.
Move in date or start of lease date is specified on the contract. Walk Through appointment is just to show you the condition of the property and get signed that things are the way they ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 2, 2012 Rental Basics in Orlando
Cape Cod Real…, Real Estate Pro in Centerville, MA
Cape Cod Real Estate for Sale answered:
Is there a limit to % of homes that can be rented within one subdivision?
Thanks for your response.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 18, 2012 Rental Basics in Orlando
Linda Jokben…, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Linda Jokbengboon answered:
How far in advance would you suggest beginning to look for a home/townhome to rent?
30-45 days prior to your move in date
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 4, 2012 Rental Basics in Orlando
Msenjoli01, Home Buyer in
Msenjoli01 answered:
Renting in Orlando
@Mitchell- my credit isn't good but I haven't had anything major such as repos or for closures. I've had unpaid cell phone bills, low medical bills, maybe 3 credit cards ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 8, 2012 Rental Basics in Orlando
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