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18 yr old moving out in NYC, is this possible?
I'm 18 years old and I live with my parents in Queens, New York. I can't stand them I need to move out. I am employed and a student at BMCC. I am looking to rent a 1BR and 1BA. size is not an issue to…
Broker and price negotiation question
I am about to apply for an apartment that a broker (also a friend) found for me. I just found that same apartment listed on Craigslist (less than 24 hours ago) for $100 less per month than what the broker's…
When is the best time to start looking for houses to rent???
My future roommates and I are wanting to move into a house at the end of May (It's beginning of March now). However, all the postings out there are "available now" and I can't imagine anyone being interested…
New to the area and having trouble finding a new location. Any advice?
My sister and I are looking for a place to rent in either Mt. Juliet, Hermitage, or closer to Nashville. We need at least 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths and also somewhere that allows pets
Hi i'm looking for 2/2 apt in miami beach no more than 1300/month Please help!!!
Busco apartamento 2/2 en miami beach no mas de 1300 mensual porfavor ayuda!!
NYC's tenant laws are pretty stringent and makes it quite difficult to remove an unwanted tenant from your home. This leads to my question:
As a favor, I have someone living with me for the past 5 weeks now. At the end of week 1, I gave this person a July 31, 2014 deadline to move out. I am a bit worried that this person is going to try and…
Moving from Texas to NJ in June 2015 when should we start looking for a rental? 30 days ahead, 60 days ahead???
Our budget is $2,500 - $3500 for a small house (2-3 bedrooms) with a backyard that allows large dogs. I need to book our plane tickets and reserve the time off ahead of time so I'm trying to plan all of…
Are there rental agents in San Diego?
Do renters agents commonly provide property tours in San Diego? How would I go about finding a reputable agent to schedule a tour with? In several other cities I've lived in I was able to find a rental…
How can I get a tenant to sign a new rental agreement?
I bought a foreclosed apartment building 3 years ago. Building had 1 tenant on a month to month agreement. Since then I have tried to get the tenant to sign an agreement with me (the new company). The…
I want to speak with someone in customer service.
I am having with your website. How do I get a phone number to speak with someone?
Currently I live in Waldorf, Maryland. I am a homeowner who will need to move to New York/New Jersey area by next year.
Currently I live in Waldorf, MD and I am a homeowner. I will be moving to the New York/North New Jersey area by next year. I have been looking online at certain areas in North New Jersey and Brooklyn,…
Long term lease question
Is an 18 month lease valid in FL with a clause for automatic renewal?
I have a low credit score from past mistakes when I was younger and divorce; Is there anything I can do to help my situation?
I am in the process of repairing my credit. 2 years in my current position. Ways to help the credit situation, anyone?
I have found a house for my little family and i am just curious on what i should do next if they don't answer the inquires that i send them?
The details of my question are that i am interested in buying a house for my little family and this would be my first time and i want to make sure that i am doing it right.
Where do we start to find a rental for 2 married professionals moving to Charlottesville area.?
We are looking for a rental apartment, condo, townhouse in a safe neighborhood that is not overrun with students. We are puzzled by the crime statistic data for the Charlottesville area which seems to…
Landlord deducted unfairly from security deposit?
Hi, I'm from the UK - not too familiar with real estate law in the USA so apologies in the advance! I visited LA for a month and stayed 5/1 to 5/31 on a month-to-month lease with a leading rental company…
Renting in the Bay Area
My family is moving to the Bay Area this summer and we plan to rent a house for a couple of years. (Our target areas are Pleasanton and Los Gatos). What is the norm in the area for the initial payment…
Can a landlord increase rent when you are already stuck in your lease for another year?
I am currently living in an apartment with three other people. We signed a lease in January through August 31st. The lease states that if the landlord does not hear from any of us 30 days prior to the…
Renting out my vacation home
what are the advantages and disadvantages of renting out my summer beach house?
What is best way to find a new home for a 2 month in SF or Sacramento? (i am citizen of Russia, and now actually in Russia too)
I stay a 2 month in CA I want to rent a furnitured apt in community near SF or Sacramento. But how i can do it before i come in september to be sure that everything is good and i have where to live.
Renting with poor credit history.
I've had an apartment in the past but my boyfriend at the time was on the lease with me. Now I'm trying to move back out on my own but have been denied by 2 properties due to poor credit history.…
I have a felony from 2009 I successfully completed all requirements
M 26 yr old female looking for an individual renter with little over head. Preferably in the northwest area of houston. I currently pay $950 a month foe 2 bed apartment im looking for cheaper. Please…
Is this considered an illegal apartment ?
I currently live on the second floor of a two family house. It's a railroad apartment and the lanlord built a wall separating two of the rooms.. turning it into an office space for himself. Is this legal…
veronica looking for section 8 apartment or house if that rents like apartment, looking in Marietta, Kennesaw, smyma, Austell, all cobb county 1 bdr
just moved here in GA have a section 8 voucher for $614.00 and it's just me no pets nice apartment, need on asap. Please HELP
looking for room for rent or share
I would like to find the room which I can rent or share. I am just visiting student in OU and looking for room only 2-3 month from 11 Aug 2014 to the end of October. I am woman from Thailand and studying…
Moving to Henderson in June - but never been! Want a 1K sq ft condo under $900. Lots avail. but uncertain about safety/neighborhoods. Advice?
I just want my gf to feel safe. Moving to a city w/ no real feel for the nooks and crannies of neighborhoods is just a little unsettling. Henderson is generally a great area, right? Green Valley…
What certifications/licenses do we need to be a property management company in Florida?
We own and operate an electrical contracting company. A couple of our clients have asked us to manage their rental properties since we often do electrical repairs for them. We already manage our own rental…
Can I be evicted if: owner invited me to live in adj. apartment as compensation for work in a partnership with him. I have an agreement in writing
that I can stay until the partnership is dissolved and settled in writing. He is breaching this agreement and trying to evict me anyway. The property was switched into an LLC which is not in Chapter…
What FICO score will a landlord start to consider?
Are FICO scores looked at? I'm new to renting so don't know.
Moving cross country and looking for help finding a rental property, any agents/agencies that can help me?
Within 6 months I'm planning on relocating to Riverside CA from Florida. Cross country move, meaning it requires lots of time and details to be worked out before things are actually set in motion. That…
Couple doesn't mean income requirement, has significant cash savings and investments - outlook as renters?
We're looking for a 2 bed in Jackson Heights for $2000 and under. The problem is my boyfriend doesn't have a real income and is self-employed, living off dividends and investments, and has bad credit (he's…
My landlord called me and said he wants to renovate the house because he's not making any money from it. He gave us 30 days to move out and is
having us sign a no cause lease termination paper he wrote up. Do I have to agree and sign? I don't feel comfortable doing so. And do I have to move out before the actual lease is up?
Family friendly city near San Francisco?
Best City near San Fransisco for a family with great schools? Millbrae, Foster City, Hillsborough or Belmont?
Are you new to the rental market & don't know where to start or new to an area? Let me help you know where to turn so your not spinning you wheels.
Calling so many real estate offices setting appointments trying to be on time, plus the dreaded Craig’s List adds... There’s an easier & fairly painless way you to find your new place to call home…
Moving from Texas to NJ in June 2015 when should we start looking for a rental? 30 days ahead, 60 days ahead???
Our budget is $2,500 - $3500 for a small house with a backyard that allows large dogs. I need to book our plane tickets and reserve the time off ahead of time so I'm having to plan all of this in advance.…
I would like a 6 month lease then month to month. In anyone's experience are house owners willing to do this?
I'm in the process of selling my house and will be moving to Henderson, NV probably sometime in late Sept. I would like to rent to see if I like the area before I purchase a home.
What is the possibility of my Service Animal being denied by pet-free residencies?
She is a small, very agreeable young cat who is certified and has her vests. Arthas is also in the process of becoming certified as a Therapy Animal for volunteer work around Orono this coming semester.
Could you help me find information on where I could find a place to hold a family reunion in the Flathead Lake area during August of 2015.?
The number of family members will be somewhere around 20 and we want to be able to visit Glacier Park during our stay. My wife and I live in Belgrade and are able to visit the Flathead area whenever needed…
I need to rent a house with a mother in law suite or back apartment for no more than $1000. Is that possible to find?
I have been looking for quite some time now and can't seem to find anything. Maybe I'm searching wrong. Some help would be greatly appreciated!!
Looking for rent to own ASAP!! Price $ 300.00 - 600.00
My mother and i are Looking for a rent to own house (with full basement) or a duplex (with both units available and a full basement). I am In michigan right now and she is down in toledo right now,So its…
Rental advice for working class family
My Wife and I have a 5yr old and 2yr old. We are looking for a community with great schools, safety and good night life. I (shamar) was born in SF, my Dad is also an SF native and currently lives in SF…
how do I prove to my next landlord that I have good credibility with paying my rent on time? What documents would I be asked to present?
I wonder what paperwork or document it takes to prove my credibility to my landlord? For my previous apartment, I paid for the entire term of stay upfront through my suitemate, meaning that I wired the…
Hi we are an older couple my husband is a disabled veteran an we have 2 bedroom voucher we would like a little house to retire,Fortcollins,Loveland???
We would like these area's due to being a veteran.Someone know any realtors who would be willing to rent a house to us oldies on a budget we have had enough of living with the college apart area we are…
Relocating to Frederick with pets within the next month.
I am currently looking for a rental within the next 3 weeks. I also have 2 large breed dogs. a pittbull and husky mix. I have read that Maryland had recently passed a new law about no breed discrimination…
Should I use a realtor to find a rental?
My family is moving to Stamford, CT in mid-August. I am hoping to find a realtor who can help us find a house that will meet all of our needs. This is not our first time renting, but it is the first time…
What are owners and realtors in charge of rental applications looking for in a future tenant(s)?
I have a household of 4 (wife and 2 daughters 7 and 5 yo), poor credit score, excellent rental history, and more than adequate income figures (> 110,000/yr between the two of us). We have applied for…
Thinking about buying a place out there as an investment/vacation rental.
What months typically generate the most rental activity? On average, how many days out of the year would a typical 2 bed/2bath be booked for rental? Could we assume 30% of the time? Would you say most…
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