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Sheri Curci, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Sheri Curci answered:
I am looking for a hous to rent or efficiency apt.near Port Richmond section,around 400.-425.00 month,my credit isn't great,I am on a low fixed income
Good afternoon Kathy,

We have a site that provides more real time listing rentals within a 24-48 hr status change.

Feel free to use it and please call us if you see anything of i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 16, 2013 Rental Basics in Philadelphia
Wbg, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Wbg answered:
A landlord gets an older lady as a tenant who is alone,no family,then starts abusing her-enters apt.unannounced,goes into closet & drawers &
Have her send him notice that she is escrowing the rent until all the repairs are done...make sure she documents the repairs and escrows the money...as to entering the apartment wheneve ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 16, 2013 Rental Basics in Philadelphia
Philip J. Cu…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Philip J. Cunningham Sr. answered:
What documents can I get from a "potential" landlord that will provide info on property inspected & had clearance from asbetos & lead paint?
The City of Philadelphia as of 12/21/2012 Requires that a Lead Base Paint Certification be done every two years and when there is a change in Tenants this information is available from ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 22, 2013 Rental Basics in 19124
Charles Rori…, Real Estate Pro in Grants Pass, OR
Charles Rorive answered:
Is there a website can i go on to find out the person Im renting from is truly the owner of the property?
The only suggestion I would have is to contact the county assessor where you live and ask them for the names of the landowners on title. These would be the people that have the right t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 22, 2013 Rental Basics in 19124
Michael Solo…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia County,...
Michael Solomon answered:
What are some tips when negotiating your lease renewal terms?
Is this for commercial or residential
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 6, 2013 Rental Basics in University City
Fred Glick, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles County, CA
Fred Glick answered:
Im renting an apartment in NE Phila, my landlord cant afford place anymore so he gonna lose it, will I automatically get kicked out?
The lender when they foreclose technically wipe out your lease. But, every lender is different. Some will file immediately to get possession and sometimes you'll be able to stay for y ... more
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Sheri Curci, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Sheri Curci answered:
Why majority of apartments require to check ypur credit?
Good Evening Yvinikkikenny,

Actually since the Patriot Act going in effect in the Bush Administration.... oRt investors require a Credit Check for confirming the behavior of past pay ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 15, 2013 Rental Basics in 19143
Philip J. Cu…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Philip J. Cunningham Sr. answered:
Is it good or bad to try and neogiate a price for rent? i've seen some apts that I was interested in , there about 50-100 to much for my price range
Rents are set be the owner the way I see it you never know till you try if you have a good credit report with good score and depending how long it's been on the market you never know al ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 27, 2012 Rental Basics in 19140
Robert Trave…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Robert Travers answered:
Me and My sister owns a rental house. Do I need a rental licenes if I don't want nothing to do with the renting of the house?
Yes, the property needs to be licensed as a rental. I have provided a link for the PDF version of the application. If you have any other questions feel free to call me at 267-257-4051
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0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 15, 2012 Rental Basics in Philadelphia
Joshua Stein, Real Estate Pro in Montgomery County, PA
Joshua Stein answered:
Can I change my lock due to a landlord abusing his rights & mine?
Your lease gives you the right to live there, but at the end of the day, you live in your landlord's place. You can't just change the locks. Trying to keep your landlord out is most ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 4, 2012 Rental Basics in Philadelphia
Don Sherman, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Don Sherman answered:
Can I rent two bedrooms if I own a three bedroom house and I live in the house and well? Do I need a license in Philadelphia, pa?
In Philadelphia a single family home can have up to 3 unrelated living there so you do meet that threshold .
Any other questions feel free to contact me.
Don A. Sherman-SRES
Rem ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 18, 2012 Rental Basics in Philadelphia
Dmytro V. Bo…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Dmytro V. Bova answered:
I am looking for a rental;but my credit isn't that good. Could i put up a larger security deposit to help this factor?
Hello,

We may have rentals that will entertain this kind of arrangement.
Please call me directly at 610-348-8389
Dmytro V. Bova
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 15, 2012 Rental Basics in Philadelphia
Ryan Quinn, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Ryan Quinn answered:
Hello. I am relocating from Las Vegas, NV. I have over 20 years of experience working for the educational level (higher education).
Where will you be working?

Check out my website and search for rentals.

www.mycustombuiltphilly.com
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 18, 2012 Rental Basics in Philadelphia
Sheri Curci, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Sheri Curci answered:
What types of apartment features are students looking for in an off campus property?
easy access to public transportation, Walking distance to major stores, Safe locations

All the Best John Curci RE.MAX Propertis
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 17, 2012 Rental Basics in 19121
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Rental office closed on the tenets and owners
Danielle, I am so sorry to hear what has happened to you.

I do think you need legal advice..........if I understand you correctly, you paid the rent, but the management company that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 7, 2012 Rental Basics in Philadelphia
Sheri Curci, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Sheri Curci answered:
Is it okay to have quarterly inspections of a rental property?
Hello Yvette, as long as youput that request in the lease + tenants agree to this than sure....

All the Best John Curci RE/MAX Properties
215-757-2889
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 21, 2012 Rental Basics in 19149
Fred Glick, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles County, CA
Fred Glick answered:
interested in sublet in 19103 area for one month. anything out there? jane
Hard thing to find. Try craigslist.com and look under sublet. Also, try airbnb.com

Good luck!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 16, 2013 Rental Basics in Rittenhouse Square
Tariq Farr, Real Estate Pro in Jenkintown, PA
Tariq Farr answered:
Trying to clean up credit. Looking for lanlords who are willing to go off of income verification.
You just might need to work something out with the landlord like giving more money up front.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 25, 2014 Rental Basics in Northeast Philadelphia
Michael Solo…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia County,...
Michael Solomon answered:
What are some tips for renters before signing a lease?
Make sure you are dealing with the owner or their authorized representative
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 6, 2012 Rental Basics in Philadelphia
Bruce Lang, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Bruce Lang answered:
i a landlord goes back on her deal can we get the money back we was forced to pay
Everything in real estate is best done in writing. Even with family.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 29, 2011 Rental Basics in 19104
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