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Dmitry (Dani…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Dmitry (Daniel) Kramp answered:
Rentals in NYC and commissions
Hi William
Standard commission for a rental in the city that is paid by the tenant (in most cases and todays market) is 15%
When 2 agents are involved it is basically split in the mid ... more
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Ruth and Per…, Real Estate Pro in Los Gatos, CA
Ruth and Perry Mistry answered:
Do tenants have to call their landlord before calling ISD?
Hi Trulia:

Yes, absolutely.

The renter needs to give notice, time and access to do the repairs before calling the
Inspection Services Department.

Best regards
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Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
Christopher Pagli - ABR answered:
Moving into condo pending board approval?
Hi, Typically attorneys don't approve or advise this either because it's not technically yours until all closing paperwork is signed. Any attorney that would allow this may draw up a " ... more
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Nick Rafello, Real Estate Pro in ,
Nick Rafello answered:
landlord verbally tells tenants they have to be out in 3 wks because he is selling the property,no lease
You could push the issue but why? You really have no legal document saying you can stay there.

Nick Rafello, SVP
Associate Broker
The Corcoran Group
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Lahai Sogban…, Real Estate Pro in Aurora, CO
Lahai Sogbandi answered:
What tools are property managers using so tenants can pay rent online?
My company uses In addition to using Paylease to collect rents online, we also use it as a means for prospective tenants to electronically pay their application fee.
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Abigail Baca…, Real Estate Pro in ,
Abigail Bacani answered:
What is the role of a guarantor? And how does one choose a guarantor?
When one's income or credit rating do not meet a landlords requirements (in Manhattan income qualification typically 40-50x the rent), a landlord may opt to take the applicant if h ... more
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Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in ,
Gail Gladstone answered:
If one not has not received their security deposit or notification of deductions after 90 days. What are their rights?
May I assume you are no longer residing there? Is it a private home? An apartment building? Is there a landlord or a management company?

Lots of scenarios and not enough informa ... more
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Veronika Baba, Real Estate Pro in ,
Veronika Baba answered:
Are regulated and unregulated apartments treated differently under the law if a tenant cannot live in an apartment because of storm damage?
You should ask a lower. This is not a question for the real estate professionals. Personally I think not but that is only a opinion
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Elena Ravich,…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Elena Ravich, Esq. answered:
How do I find a property manager for my one bedroom condo in Williamsburg, Brooklyn?
brokers usually handle all of that but if you plan on finding and screening tenants by yourself, the building management will still be responsible for fixing any maintenance problems in ... more
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Joseph Hasti…, Real Estate Pro in Bayside, NY
Joseph Hastings answered:
How do I get open listings and manage them in an electronic system?
Hi Tom. Welcome to the business. I strongly suggest you discuss this with your Principal Broker or office manager. Your Broker's in house system should work well for you at first. You n ... more
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De Vonte Wil…, Real Estate Pro in ,
De Vonte Williamson answered:
Multiple Dwelling Law?
Hey Noam. Check out this article which can answer your question. Great Resource. ... more
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Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Burke, VA
Don Tepper answered:
Can you really get in trouble for sub-renting your apartment? I hear of so many people doing it. We don't want to still pay rent & a

First, check your apartment lease and see if there's a prohibition on sub-letting. There probably is. If it's permitted, it'll be with various terms and conditions. So, yes, you ... more
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River Rock, Real Estate Pro in Boise, ID
River Rock answered:
Is it true that your landlord is supposed to give you interest on your security deposit?
Hi Megan,

We are a property management company in Idaho, however, we found some great info for you on

... more
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Jacques Ambr…, Real Estate Pro in Forest Hills, NY
Jacques Ambron answered:
My super has been really nice & helpful by responding really quick if i have a maintenance issue. He put my table together for me when i moved
It is not out of the question to tip the super especially if he's very helpful. $50 should be sufficient. But if he's gone above and beyond $100 would be good
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Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in ,
Gail Gladstone answered:
What is the best way to keep in contacts with clients when you get about 50 phone calls a day?
Jordan, this is not a stupid question.

I am not aware of a phone app, but every phone call we get is recorded into Outlook with ... what property they called on...their name/number.. ... more
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BOB Brooks, Real Estate Pro in NEW YORK, NY
BOB Brooks answered:
Im looking for a 1 or 2 bedroom apartment in manhattan my budget is $2000 please i need to move ASAP if any body know anything let me know thank you
Do you have good credit+make a salery 80k+??
If so I have several options all over manhattan
Peace,bob brooks bond new york 9177496332
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Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
RE: rentals. I'm seeing listings for large apartments in desirable neighborhoods - Chelsea, SoHo, East Village – for very low rents.
Yes, most likely they ARE scams.

If it seems too good to be isn't true!

If you are told some weird story about why the supposed owner can't meet you at the propert ... more
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Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, NJ
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
Does the Trulia website verify agents/brokers/renters before allowing them to post a listing on here? How do I know if I am about to be scammed?
You can always ask to see the realtors' license when you meet them. Here in New Jersey you can look us up on line on the Department of Banking and Insurance's website. In New York you ... more
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Trevor Volpe,  in New York, NY
Trevor Volpe answered:
Is this for real? $450/mo 105 West 29th Street, New York NY 10001. Hopefully the answer is YES!
I would say no, unless it's a rent controlled space but even in those circumstances it would be highly unlikely. If it's a one or two bedroom, it could be that it was written improperly ... more
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Annette Holm…, Real Estate Pro in ,
Annette Holmgren answered:
I'm taking a job in NYC and don't know the city at all. I'm a single female early 30's & want something that's safe,
Hi Amie,

First off when are you moving here? The market here in New York is very different from any other place you might have experienced. If you have some time please feel free t ... more
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