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jinandhannah, Home Buyer in Taylors, SC
jinandhannah asked:
Questions about leasing an apartment . Hello,
I have some questions about leasing an apartment.

I live in NJ and I am gong to relocate in greenville SC
1 month ago I went to find an apartment.
And I found one we talked…
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 15, 2014 Rental Basics in Taylors
braindeadmom…, Other/Just Looking in Greenville, SC
braindeadmom58 asked:
when renting in a apt. community, does it usually include gas/elec? are there any other hidden fees to be aware of? moving down next summer. also look also looking into house rental w/same question...coming from the Bronx, ny w/family.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 30, 2014 Rental Basics in Simpsonville
Aaron and Ch…, Real Estate Pro in Eau Claire, WI
Aaron and Cheree Tiry answered:
looking to move to Greenville, sc area next year before school of 4-5 ... wanting to rent...3 bedrm these rentals?
Have you checked out the "rent" section at the top of Trulia? There may be something in there. Otherwise you could also check to see what they have for posted for renta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 25, 2014 Rental Basics in Greenville
J Byron Hebe…, Real Estate Pro in Ormond Beach, FL
J Byron Hebert answered:
how can a person that doesn't have good credit rent a home/apt?
First step is save up a good down payment, usually equal to 3 months rent to cover 1st last and security deposit. Next is to have steady verifiable income. And the last step is to have ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Apr 26, 2014 Rental Basics in Rock Hill
Troy Fickling, Real Estate Pro in Lexington, SC
Troy Fickling answered:
I am looking with rent to buy/lease purchase,brick ranch little land. At this time I am paying off bills to get my credit score up.
It's good to pay down your debt, but you might not want to pay off everything. It is good to keep a small amount on credit cards every month, pay them off and then add some small charge ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 16, 2014 Rental Basics in 29072
Christine Ho…, Real Estate Pro in Myrtle Beach, SC
Christine House answered:
What constitutes negligence on the part of a rental property management group?
I would suggest contacting an attorney to send a letter of intent. They may be in breach of your management contract. I would have that in hand when you meet with the att ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 6, 2014 Rental Basics in 29220
Anthony Schi…, Real Estate Pro in Myrtle Beach, SC
Anthony Schibilia answered:
I'm looking to rent out my home sometime this summer but I'm not sure of the pro/cons of renting myself vs. having a property management company.
If you are local, you may be able to do it yourself, but if you are not local handling it yourself is going to be more hassle than its worth. You need someone to be able to be available ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 6, 2014 Rental Basics in 29572
Sandy Martin, Real Estate Pro in Rock Hill, SC
Sandy Martin answered:
Are there any apartments or property management companies in Rock Hill that do not require credit checks?
Albright Realty Property Management Company only checks the credit of one adult in the household.
1 vote Share Flag Wed Feb 12, 2014 Rental Basics in Rock Hill
Tonitiger08, Home Owner in Florence, SC
Tonitiger08 answered:
Can Section 8 renters live in a condo with a swimming pool in South Carolina?
Yes they can...It's not about the amenities, it's about the landlord being open to accepting a section 8 voucher.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 28, 2014 Rental Basics in Florence
Michelle Ruf…, Renter in 29732
Michelle Rufus answered:
how can i rent again with an eviction on file?
Hello my question I have an eviction on my credit one. N im finding it really hard to rent again. What can I do. I moved do to leaving a marriage and things went wrong til I felt I had ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 6, 2014 Rental Basics in Rock Hill
Carol Kent T…, Other/Just Looking in New Windsor, NY
Carol Kent Thurber answered:
I need to get a lease on my condo by the end of August... how can I maximize my exposure?
Hi John, I might be able to help you since I'm actively looking for a rental by the end of this month (August).
Currently living in Georgia but I'm relocating to Greer or surrounding ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 14, 2013 Rental Basics in 29662
Jim Bobo, Jr., Real Estate Pro in West Ashley, Charles...
Jim Bobo, Jr. answered:
To my dismay I have discovered I have bedbugs after returning from a trip.Should I or my landlord pay for extermination?
If I were the landlord, I'd ask 2 questions. First, where did the bed bugs come from? Sounds like you may have brought them back with you from your trip. There is ample evidence of bed ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 5, 2013 Rental Basics in 29420
Jermaine Bro…, Real Estate Pro in Irmo, SC
Jermaine Brown answered:
Need advise on whether to file a complaint against a property management company.
This sounds like an issue between the previous tenant and property manager. If they are withholding the deposit they must provide a reason. In SC failure to pay rent is not a reason to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 2, 2013 Rental Basics in Columbia
Jermaine Bro…, Real Estate Pro in Irmo, SC
Jermaine Brown answered:
How do you file a complaint against a property manager for failure to represent the owner's of the property with multiple defaults on the?
You can file a complaint with the SC Real Estate Commission. If too many complaints are filed they could definitely lose their license. I would also suggest you consider suing the PM fo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 2, 2013 Rental Basics in 29205
Jermaine Bro…, Real Estate Pro in Irmo, SC
Jermaine Brown answered:
I have hire a property manager to mange my property. The deposit for the month of August has not been made. All atempts to contact have been made.Help
I would file a complaint with LLR and send them an email to advise that they are in breach of contract and if they do not respond you will terminate the contract. If you are local stop ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 2, 2013 Rental Basics in Columbia
Jermaine Bro…, Real Estate Pro in Irmo, SC
Jermaine Brown answered:
Advice on lease issue please:
If the landlord offered in writing a new lease at the same rate they have to honor it unless you initially declined. Once you decline the offer is void. You can reach out to the local m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 2, 2013 Rental Basics in Columbia
Bo Turocy, Real Estate Pro in Summerville, SC
Bo Turocy answered:
What is the average renting price for a 2 bed, 2 bath house?
Hi. Rent could easily be anywhere between $600-$1000/month. Most property management companies have their own policies in regards to pets, too. You will find that they range anywhere ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 4, 2013 Rental Basics in Summerville
Neha Jaggi, Real Estate Pro in Columbia, SC
Neha Jaggi answered:
What is the best way to rent a home to a quality renter in West Columbia, SC?
You could go through a rental management company. If you would like more information, email me at and I can explain the process to you!
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 17, 2013 Rental Basics in 29170
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