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Cassandra M…, Real Estate Pro in Woodstock, GA
Cassandra M Bickel answered:
What is the difference between a lease and a month-to-month rental agreement?
Typically a lease is for a set price and time (For example $1000 a month for 12 months) and would require notice to move out and penalties for early cancellation to either party.

W ... more
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Ismael Gonza…, Real Estate Pro in Miami, FL
Ismael Gonzalez answered:
What is the rule for how many tenants can occupy a unit?
I can speak in reference to my particular market which is South Florida. There really is no specific rule to pre-determine the number of occupants in a unit. However, generally the pr ... more
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Yanoska Diaz, Real Estate Pro in Miami, FL
Yanoska Diaz answered:
i just got a new job 2 months ago and i need to rent a 2 or 3 bedroom, how long must i work before i can rent?
Are you asking how long for verification purposes or how long will it take you to put the money together?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 12, 2013 Rental Basics in Miami
Alin Zdroba, Real Estate Pro in Hollywood, FL
Alin Zdroba answered:
I need to rent an apartment with 2BD, but I don´t have social security number, how can I rent? Can I rent with passport?
You do not need a social security number to rent a place. A passport is sufficient. You do however need to have a valid (current) visa in your passport for the vast majority of places. ... more
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Danielle Sha…, Real Estate Pro in Cape Coral, FL
Danielle Sharp answered:
How can I get a tenant out an efficiency for an issue other than missing rent payment? Can I just ask her to leave? I will give Dep. back & advd rent
Your best bet is to have an attorney review the lease & situation with you.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 12, 2013 Rental Basics in Miami
Monica Scobi…, Real Estate Pro in 33178
Monica Scobino answered:
Is there anyone that can assist me with finding an apartment even with bad credit.?
Hi Michael.
Today almost people have a regular to bad credit.
Please call me.
Monica Scobino
Keller Williams Relty Premier
cell: 786-7128080
email: ceo@realestatetomove.com
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 3, 2013 Rental Basics in 33178
Mildred Mart…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Mildred Martinez-villamar answered:
What is the relative likelihood of finding a first floor condo/apt/house rental in the sub-1200/mo range that is pet-friendly for a mid-size dog?
Hi Dave, Jackson Memorial Hospital is in Miami , Dade County. Personally I concentrate in Broward County however I do have a partner that focuses in Dade County.

$1200 per month ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 27, 2012 Rental Basics in Miami
Tamika Moses, Real Estate Pro in Weston, FL
Tamika Moses answered:
Is it normal for a rental agent to ask for $200 upfront before he submits an application to a condo owner, in case i change my mind?
Hello,
First you need to see if their is a application fee that has to go to a condo association for approval. I myself deal with a lot of rentals and NEVER had I heard a agent take 20 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 14, 2013 Rental Basics in Miami
Carlos Escam…, Real Estate Pro in Miami, FL
Carlos Escamilla (305)240-6896 answered:
Advance notification
depends on the location.
i have a landlord who wants 90 days in advance just because to have a tenant approved by the association takes 30 dias not less.
I have another landlords will ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 21, 2012 Rental Basics in Miami
Audra McColl…, Real Estate Pro in Fisher Island, Miami...
Audra McCollum answered:
Hi everyone, we have a condominium (2/2) that we'd like to rent out. What are the best avenues to advertise it? We also live in the area so
Listing with a Realtor will probably save you a lot of headaches. They handle the advertising and often the showings and screenings of new tenants. Your property will likely rent fast ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 19, 2012 Rental Basics in 33196
Nereida Figu…, Real Estate Pro in Miami, FL
Nereida Figueroa answered:
OWNERWIZ.COM THEY HAVE ANOTHER PROGRAM THAT IS 4.9% INTEREST LATER I CAN ASSUME THE LOAN. IS THIS LEGITIMATE OR ARE THEY A SCAM?
Kenneth, something is in process and to be recognize. I suggest to you if you are able to buy a property to connect with agent like me to guide to your process for pre-approved or cali ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 26, 2012 Rental Basics in 33177
Carmen Amedo…, Real Estate Pro in Towson, MD
Carmen Amedori answered:
I need your phone number to call you
What area are you in? I am in Ocean City Maryland. We have fabulous properties here. Great for investors or the primary resident.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 21, 2012 Rental Basics in Miami
Jenny Piment…, Real Estate Pro in Miami, FL
Jenny Pimentel answered:
What are some tips for renters before signing a lease?
Hello!

I have a few tips listed on my blog for people moving into apartment buildings in Miami. These offer ways to set a budget and outline fees to be expected:

When you move to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 6, 2012 Rental Basics in Miami
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Is it legal to rent an apartment without a kitchen?
Nancy,

It may be time to start looking again....the landlord has had more than ample time to make these arrangements. If you are paying for a kitchen you should have one!!

It soun ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 12, 2010 Rental Basics in 33133
Evelina Tsig…, Real Estate Pro in 33160
Evelina Tsigelnitskaya | Real Estate Broker answered:
Can a landlord make "open" claims against the security deposit without a final amount?
Section 83.49, 3(b)(c), F. S.
Unless you object to the imposition of the landlord’s claim or the amount thereof within 15 days after receipt of the landlord’s notice of i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 25, 2014 Rental Basics in 33157
Travelguyhi, Other/Just Looking in Miami, FL
Travelguyhi answered:
i recently rented from a woman who converted her garage to an efficiency. She was very difficult when it came
Most likely the landlord is not reporting this income. For your sake get a receipt for each month's rent paid. If the landlord will not provide the receipt then what you should d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 22, 2010 Rental Basics in 33132
Lamont DuBose, Real Estate Pro in Miami Shores, FL
Lamont DuBose answered:
I live in my own condo and the person upstairs is a renter and makes loud noise
Call the police anonymously with a noise complaint. Next, call the owner of the unit above and discuss floor coverings (e.g. carpeting) and mention perhaps screening the next tenant a b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 18, 2012 Rental Basics in Miami
Audra McColl…, Real Estate Pro in Fisher Island, Miami...
Audra McCollum answered:
What can I do after a notice of non compliance is sent and some things are still not fixed?
Dear Iliana,

I am so sorry to hear about your situation. You should certainly contact a real estate attorney (see about a free consultation) because your problem may be easily solve ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 22, 2009 Rental Basics in 33157
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