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Tills143, Home Buyer in Narragansett, RI
Tills143 asked:
Sorry got cut off Hi,
We are interested in buying a vacation home/rental property in Narragansett and was wondering if I could be put into contact with someone at your company that could give me advice…
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 20, 2015 Rental Basics in Narragansett
Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
home owner is asking for a 4 digit code for my profile. I don't see one. Can you assist?
In my personal opinion this sounds like a scam. Further more, I have no idea what code they would be looking for.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 4, 2015 Rental Basics in Lincoln
Rhode Island…, Real Estate Pro in Providence, RI
Rhode Island Realty answered:
Is it illegal for a landlord to ask for first and last month's rent plus security when renting?
Under section III, the law CLEARLY states:

Security Deposits and Other Prepayments
"Separate amounts of money can be requested from a new tenant for pr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 8, 2014 Rental Basics in 02886
ML.Anderson88, Renter in Los Angeles, CA
ML.Anderson88 asked:
Dd veruo you provide pre approvals for renters? I would like to pay a onetime fee, approve my credit an
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 5, 2014 Rental Basics in 02882
Al Pratte, Real Estate Pro in Providence, RI
Al Pratte answered:
Hi Martine,

There are many houses available in the area that I am sure you will like. Not to mention, with the low interest rates, it's a great time to buy. In order to help you ... more
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Martine_gall…, Renter in Warwick, RI
Martine_gallien asked:
does it have washer dyer hook up?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 16, 2014 Rental Basics in Warwick
Lisa Priest, Real Estate Pro in 75801
Lisa Priest answered:
Are Rental prices for homes negotiable? Os this something they expect/entertain? Is there a certain percentage? THANK YOU
Everything is negotiable, like Thomas said. Landlords will try to make it work if you are a great applicant, within reason of course.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 14, 2014 Rental Basics in Newport County
Sandra Baker, Real Estate Pro in Warwick, RI
Sandra Baker answered:
Yearly Rental inSouth County RI
I will see what I can find for you. When are you looking to move ?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 17, 2013 Rental Basics in 02889
DONNIE BENNE…, Real Estate Pro in Providence, RI
Moving to Rhode island and looking for place near Providence MBTA line to commute to Boston. any suggestion, which communities we should look for?

The Providence and Pawtucket areas are a clear option, both offer city living with close proximity to Commuter Rail Service... or you might choose the appeal of being clo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 12, 2013 Rental Basics in Providence
Clare Madigan, Real Estate Pro in Westerly, RI
Clare Madigan answered:
Landlord from hell -- is there recourse for me?
I recommend that you go to the town hall and ask if the home is zoned multifamily. If you don't have smoke/carbon alarm and don't wish to move, invest in one from a hardware store. At ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 10, 2013 Rental Basics in Westerly
mr.irp.snerp…, Renter in Providence, RI
mr.irp.snerple answered:
We rent an apartment and have been paying rent to the landlord. I do not know if the house had been foreclosed or they just wanted to sell,
As far as I'm concerned everything was legal, except asking to pay rent and be out in 30 days. Call it what you will or won't but that changes the whole scenario. I understand your inte ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 3, 2012 Rental Basics in 02905
Bradley, Renter in Gainesville, FL
Bradley answered:
Can I find a furnished apartment with utilities included under $800?
I just found a college apartment online for $499 a month (shared unit though) but I have to think it would be possible anywhere to find one under $800!
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 20, 2010 Rental Basics in College Hill
Wallace S. G…, Real Estate Pro in Charlottesville, VA
Wallace S. Gibson CPM answered:
Is the home at 252 water st warren ri is sold & do they rent apartments?
You should check the city/county tax assessor records for the property owner and contact them.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 28, 2010 Rental Basics in Warren
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