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Ken Burrows, Real Estate Pro in Stateline, NV
Ken Burrows answered:
I live in Florida and looking to buy a few houses to rent out for my "retirement" money.
It entirely depends on how you structure it. Are you paying cash or need a mortgage on them? There are many solutions such as placing some properties in a trust or corporation which w ... more
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Danielle Sha…, Real Estate Pro in Cape Coral, FL
Danielle Sharp answered:
How many days written notice a landlord must provide to a tenant to vacate premises? We pay monthly on time and only had a lease for 1st of 3 yrs.
Review your lease and speak with an attorney. No one can answer your questions without all of the facts - lease terms, late payments, lease violations etc etc.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 17, 2012 Rental Basics in 33625
Andi Simmons, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Andi Simmons answered:
I am looking for a 3 or more bedroom home for rent in the Tampa/Brandon area. My credit is not the best and I would like to stay under $1000 a month.
Hi Collins, you may need to give a higher deposit if you are going to rent from a private owner, but your best bet will be an apartment complex until you are able to improve your credit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 21, 2012 Rental Basics in Tampa
Kay T Kight, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Kay T Kight answered:
can i fine a nice home. that would take sec.8 in very nice location
It's possible. need more info number bedrooms, areas your interested in, how much is your budget?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 10, 2012 Rental Basics in Tampa
Anne Fauber,…, Real Estate Pro in Trinity, FL
Anne Fauber, P.A. answered:
Culbreath Condo Association
Cathy, I think I had the possible tenant. I will call Autumn tomorrow and give her info on community. I just sold a unit last week and have another one closing next week, in that comm ... more
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Carsmiley, Both Buyer and Seller in Tampa, FL
Carsmiley answered:
Are there any renters willing to rent to someone that has an eviction on their background? Eviction is 4 years old.
YES, Please contact me at Carmen@KirstenRealty.com. We will help you find something.
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 31, 2012 Rental Basics in Tampa
Lisa Reeves, Real Estate Pro in 33606
Lisa Reeves answered:
looking for a 3/2 townhouse or condo in 33647 budget of $1100 max.
There were two communitites that came up with rentals in this price point. Nassau Point at Heritage and Hammocks. You should be able to find these listings on Trulia. Good-luck.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 26, 2014 Rental Basics in 33647
Dan Turner, Real Estate Pro in Lutz, FL
Dan Turner answered:
Relocating from NY, we want to Rent a Home not apartment or condo, how hard is it really to get into a house rental??
I made the move down from NY some years ago and I am certain you will enjoy the Florida lifestyle. With credit that is not the best, you should plan on paying first, last and security. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 31, 2012 Rental Basics in 33647
Brainard Rea…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Brainard Realty answered:
Property manager
The broker that she is working for. All you will need is her Company's phone number. Hope this helps
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 7, 2012 Rental Basics in Tampa
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
There are so many scams on Craigslist and some other sites, how can you verify that it's really the owner of a house or if it's for rent?
To make sure you're dealing with the REAL owner - ask for ID and make sure they are the owner of record (you can check public/tax records).

Also, NEVER send money via Western Unon. ... more
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Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in 33626
Alma Rose Kee PA answered:
What are some tips for renters before signing a lease?
In Tampa Bay we have many preforeclosure properties so it's crucial for a tenant to verify the Seller is current on his mortgage or the tenant could end up having to allow "sh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 18, 2012 Rental Basics in Tampa
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in 33626
Alma Rose Kee PA answered:
My boyfriend and I are graduating college in May and are planning on moving to Tampa from Maine to continue more schooling. Where to rent?
Check Craigslist and just be sure to verify the landlord is paying the mortgage or you may get evicted or have to allow "showings" of the property by Realtors and their buyers ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 18, 2012 Rental Basics in Tampa
Ken Lee & Ma…, Real Estate Pro in Piedmont, CA
Ken Lee & Mary Burns answered:
How many of you have rented properties through the section 8 program? How has it worked for you?
I have rented to several Section 8 tenants and have had generally positive experiences. The biggest advantage of a Section 8 tenant is that you are practically guaranteed to receive yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 2, 2011 Rental Basics in 33611
Will Ochse, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Will Ochse answered:
Should i rent my own property or hire a property manager?
The answer boils down to the value of your time. As a manager, you'll have to deal with a variety of calls that aren't truly the responsibility of the landlord. You will be th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 2, 2011 Rental Basics in Tampa
Elizabeth J.…, Real Estate Pro in Northampton, MA
Elizabeth J. Herbert answered:
do you know anyone take section 8 in south tampa areas?
Samantha, EVERY Landlord MUST take Section 8 housing, it's economic discrimination if they don't based on just that criteria.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 1, 2011 Rental Basics in 33611
Kent Gagon, Real Estate Pro in Tempe, AZ
Kent Gagon answered:
Should the average real estate investor attempt his own landlording or hire a realtor / property manager?
Matt,
As a real estate investor in the past, I did sell all my rentals prior to the drop in values but plan to buy again actually looking now due to pricing. One of the things that yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 17, 2010 Rental Basics in Tampa
Tony Delgado, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Tony Delgado answered:
I'm a cash investor looking for 3-4 bed block homes in the 60-70k range in Brandon. Can anyone help me?
I'd be happy to help you. Contact me anytime.

www.tampanativeagents.com
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 18, 2010 Rental Basics in Tampa
Tony Delgado, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Tony Delgado answered:
I am an investor buying foreclosure properties in low income neighborhoods. What kind of rental returns can I expect in Tampa FL?
Depends on what area you buy and what price you pay. I've sold places where rents are $800 a month with a purchase price of 45K. No repairs necessary. Not a bad return but that� ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 9, 2011 Rental Basics in Tampa
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in 33626
Alma Rose Kee PA answered:
My College Apartment Complex is trying to cheat me out of a 1000 Dollars, what should I do?
You locked in a $480 savings by signing early [($50-$40) x 12 months] and now the current offer is better and you expect to get it?

Now if the offer was worse and there was a $1,00 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 31, 2010 Rental Basics in 33613
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
is it illegal to collect rent while the mortgage is behind and use the money to pay other bills in Florida?
Confer with attorney however you are governed by lease terms and statues of state of Florida, if you are resolving issues with lender while tenant residing in property many propertiy ow ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 12, 2011 Rental Basics in Tampa
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