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Robert Chome…, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Robert Chomentowski answered:
How do I rent an apartment in San Francisco if I have terrible credit but a decent salary?
Many times landlords can look past credit issues as long as you have never been evicted, have a good rental history and a good job. Write a cover letter to them with your application.
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Rhett Winslow, Real Estate Pro in Boca Raton, FL
Rhett Winslow answered:
anybody know if monthly rental quotes include utilities or not or does the posting have to say specifically?
Greetings
most condos (privately owned) include water, basic cable & trash removal - so all you need to pay is electric & internet etc…

Most apartment complexes charg ... more
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Gabriel Rojas, Real Estate Pro in 94107
Gabriel Rojas answered:
My daughter's apartment building has rats and they have gnawed on her couch. Can I get the landlord to reimburse her for damages?
Hello Lorriehasstruck:

Before you do anything else, contact the SF Rent Board or a rental attorney. Only they can give legal advise.

I have been a landlord in the past and my opin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 16, 2013 Rental Basics in Tenderloin
Kelly Miller, Home Owner in Santa Ana, CA
Kelly Miller answered:
How do real estate moguls manage their rental properties?
Maintaining rental properties by real estate investors is a profitable business—but this involves lots of work like maintenance, calls from tenants, late payments, and finding ne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 9, 2013 Rental Basics in San Francisco
Rhett Winslow, Real Estate Pro in Boca Raton, FL
Rhett Winslow answered:
How much additional value does a fully furnished apartment have over an empty apartment?
Greetings
it varies based on the term of the lease & the season (season is Dec-March in S. Florida)

generally, an unfurnished rental commands more rent for annual & a fully fur ... more
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Lance King-F…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Lance King-Founder/Broker answered:
If you're evicted for something that was not a default and there were no damages to the property are you entitled to your security deposit?
Not really enough information to respond to this intelligently, but in general you should get your deposit back unless damages are beyond normal wear and tear. Consult your lease and th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 16, 2013 Rental Basics in San Francisco
Sheryl Arndt, Real Estate Pro in California
Sheryl Arndt answered:
I want to purchase a home as a first time buyer. I am retired and will meed 50000 to pay off balance of home. How will this betreatedfortaxes?
It only takes a few dozen questions to qualify you in minutes for the loan programs to benefit you the best financially. I specialize in Under 640 Fico Score Loans and offer credit repa ... more
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Lily V. Remo…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Lily V. Remoundos answered:
recently gusty winds damaged the wooden fence of my house in SF. Is the damage covered by Home Owner's Insurance Policy as an standard loss?.?
Of course document the damage in photos and look at your policy first.
Your homeowner's policy should cover this!
If you have a large deductible, it may not make sense to make a claim ... more
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Brian Kelly, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco County,...
Brian Kelly answered:
how far is from USF?
Are we supposed to fill in the blank?? hmmmm, trick question....
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Brian Kelly, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco County,...
Brian Kelly answered:
Buying a single family house with tenants and unwarranted 2nd unit. Need advice!
Hello Pete,
Although many Realtor's like myself would be well versed to answer this question, the accurate answer would be to consult a Landlord/tenant attorney to be completely and le ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 30, 2013 Home Buying in San Francisco
Terry Bell, Real Estate Pro in Santa Rosa, CA
Terry Bell answered:
How much should we spend on remodeling our lobby?
With only six units, I don't think it takes to much effort to do a survey of how many residents have any plans of selling withing the next 5 years! If you are the only residents planni ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 15, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in San Francisco
Lance King-F…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Lance King-Founder/Broker answered:
We are a married couple, in our 30s, and r planning on spending July- Sep in SF. Recommended "lively" neighborhoods? Likely pricing?
Valencia Street in Mission Dolores.Near Fillmore Street in Pac Hts & Lower Pac Hts. Near Union Street in Cow Hollow. Near Chestnut Street in the Marina. Near Polk Street in Russian Hil ... more
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David 'TAP'…, Real Estate Pro in Burlingame, CA
David 'TAP' Tapper answered:
A home in my area has been pending for a very long time and I saw people moving in two weeks ago but still shows as pending, why?
Hi Tiffany,

If you saw someone moving in it probably means the transaction closed, but the "crappy" realtor you mentioned didn't post it sold in the MLS.

You can call the S.F. MLS ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 15, 2013 Home Buying in San Francisco
Helen Yuen, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Helen Yuen answered:
hi i am from india. will come to san francisco for a conference with my family for a week, can i find rental hose near ucsf campus?
$60 per night.... Call Helen (415) 583-3535 for all real estate needs and showings and sales today!

Non-toxic room in large two bedroom duplex available for short stay~1 week or so ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Rentals in Inner Parkside
John Souerbry, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
John Souerbry answered:
What new programs is the government implementing to help Americans buy new homes in your market?
Hopefully NONE. The government has no place in real estate or mortgage markets except to regulate it fairly. Government over-involvement has been the cause of almost every real estate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 10, 2013 Market Conditions in SoMa
John Souerbry, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
John Souerbry answered:
Is the dream of universal home ownership in American dead?
Your question is very surprising, because there has NEVER been a dream of universal home ownership in America. If we take the term "universal" litterally it means "everyone" - and that ... more
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Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
Does one typically get reduced rent for referring a friend?
I would say 'not necessarily.'
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 10, 2013 Rental Basics in San Francisco
Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
How do I submit a complaint about management or maintenance, if I have one?
Put any issues in writing, keep a copy and send it to your landlord.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 9, 2013 Rental Basics in San Francisco
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