Rental Basics—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 11

Can a tennant legally sublet?
I am subletting a rome in a house with no lease from the tenant who has a lease with his landlord. I have no idea if he is authorized. He wants to raise my rent for the current month with no notice.
Landlord is selling property, plans on keeping a portion of my security deposit.
The home I rent is selling , the prospective buyer chosen, is taking me on as a tenant w/ the property, so I will get to stay. The current owner is planning on keeping my "pet deposit", claiming it is…
Anyone have a nice 3 bdrm home for rent?
We are looking to move to Charlotte. Family of four. My husband is working there now. He is staying in motels and I'm trying to find a nice 3 bdrm home to rent. I'm finding it difficult to find anything…
Thinking about moving here from St Louis. What's the best neighborhood for a young single guy?
San Francisco has so many neighborhoods, it's hard to figure out what's good and what's not good These are my criteria. 1) location, I don't want a long commute to downtown for…
Am looking for a 3 bed in the city boston for $1800/under for 3 college grads. What kind of info do landlords look for up front?
What kind of information do landlords like to see out of prospective renters when starting a search?
Is it better to be upfront about a bankruptcy/foreclose to a leasing agent or wait to see if they accept us?
I'm moving my family to Tampa due to my wife's job transfer. Instead of taking a $30,000 loss and have a mortgage to pay on a house we don't own we chose bankruptcy/foreclosure. The credit history shows…
Looking to move from the Grand Rapids area all the way across stat. What is the best way to go about finding a rental while still trying to find work?
I know many rental places require that you have good credit or a secured job before applying. However in my case I've found that very difficult because if I apply to places now (I want to find a rental…
Price per Person or Total?
This is the first time I am renting a place to live. Is the price listed per person or the total amount for the month? In other words, if I have a roommate and the house is $800/mo, is it per person or…
Possible to get a month-to-month rental within a 45 min drive of Middleborough? Most places appear to be 1 year. lease
I'm a Northeastern U. student going on a 6 month internship at IDEX in Middleborough, and looking for a month-to-month rental/lease/sublease, although most properties in the area appear to be 1 year leases…
Are there real estate agents who specialize in locating the perfect rental property? If so, what are the pros and cons?
I do not enjoy shopping for rental homes, it is something I would consider delegating to a trusted adviser. I am not sure if there are agents who offer this service, if so, how does one go about locating…
my credit is not the greatest and my wife are going to be relocating to casa grande we are looking at the mission valley and surrounding area to rent
we both have good jobs and in school as well we are looking at 4 bedrooms homes to rent for our family of 5 ... how much of a issue is credit with renting?
Are the following lease renewal clauses standard for Manhattan condos? Will the only decision the owner makes be the rent increase? Then, ...
for example, what if the rent increase agreement could not be reached as Section B below? I, the owner, would like to clarify ramifications before the rent increase amount is first asked to the renter...…
I am a tenant in a one bed apt in a 110 yr old Vic Savannah GA. I have lived here approximately 8 months, and there has been one issue after
another. The latest is a noise problem with a neighbor I share an adjoining wall who has blasted his stereo all day and all night for the last 4 months. Per my lease I emailed the landlord about the issue.…
What price home can we rent?
If my fiance makes 2200/mo and I receive 1400/mo from unemployment and I am getting my masters degree in the next two years would we be able to rent a house for around 900/mo? Or what is the most amount…
Angry renter. Who can I complain to about my property management Company? Looking for new place...
Again looking for a place in 95825/95826/95864 area. We moved to a place thats crap. The owner is refusing to fix things & now Im stuck in lease until Aug. We were told it was ready to move in-painting…
Utilities question
Can you tell me what utilities would run (ballpark) for a 3/2 home in LQ?
24yo single female w/ cat considering relo to NJ
I work in manufacturing so I'd be commuting away from NYC, and I'm more of a farmer's market/bookstore/theater type of person than a shopping/clubbing-every-night type so I don't plan to go into the city…
need a min 3br 2 bath home in longwood Casselberry area myself ,adult daughter and infent grandson
I have a very friendly well behaved dog that I would hate to get rid of a garage is a must for bike and tools will need within the next few months having been a landlord myself I understand exactly…
In NYC I will need a guarantor for my apartment. What if my parents are retired so no income, but have assets?
I want my dad to be my guarantor but he is retired so does not have income. Thus he cannot provide tax returns showing income of 80 to 100x my monthly rent. However, he has a lot of money in his bank account…
How can we rent a single family home or an apartment without a credit?
I and my wife got green card we'll move to USA next winter, obviously we don't have a credit score history. Actually I am a trader, stock broker self employed,and I can't prove my wage. But I have money…
what can be done if the apt office is refusing to renew lease?
We got a letter from the office stating that they will not be renewing our lease. They dont give us a reason why or anything like that. We sent a letter to management asking if they would reconsidered…
When can you legally rent out your first home?
I'm pretty sure its after 2 years of living there but not 100%
2 Bedroom, 1 or 2 Bath in WeHo
I'm looking to rent a 2 bed with 1 or 2 bath apartment in West Hollywood for under $2000 a month. Relatively new to the area, so advice would be helpful. Thank you!
I received a listing from your site from a Pastor Kris who is in West Africa renting his apt. and wants me to send him money Western Union.
1300 Clarke, I am not going to do this and wanted you to check to see if this is a scam. Thank you
Is security deposit check upon filling out application refundable when the lease has not been signed?
With a broker, I viewed an apartment and felt at the time that it was great. Immediately after, I tell the broker I would like to rent it and fill out and sign an application form. Along with this, I write…
Moving back to Florida!
When would you suggest we start looking for rental houses in Port St Lucie, Fl or Fort Pierce, Fl area if we are moving from Pennsylvania in Aug 2014. We only have a weekend to view places in the beginning…
Apartment on stratford ave. does it have parks around?
I would like to take my son out to the park on nice days. I want to know are the parks safe? is there places that are local for recreational activities?
i signed a lease with 2 friends who have now backed out, we arent supposed to move in until july 1st.
i am now trying to get out of the lease, but the realtor said i cant and that she will sue us if we dont move in. she says it is up to me to get someone to take over the lease. what can i do, if anything?
we are moving to Elgin the first of September but want to rent at first. Does anyone know of a descent size?
home for rent. Our budget is about 1500.00 give or take a little. Any help is needed!! Thank you
Why is it so hard to rent with a Discharged Bankruptcy?
My bankruptcy has been discharged for over 2 years and I am finding hard to find a landlord that doesn't ask for a extremely large deposit. I just find it hard to believe that every has an 700 credit score…
We are renting a house from people that have never rented to anyone before. We just bought a house and we are moving out. They provided us with a
move-out checklist that is very detailed and very, very long. I want to know what we are responsible for upon move out, besides making sure it's clean, holes repaired etc
Are apartments allowed to tell my husband that I can't live as an occupant with him because I have previous landlord debt? I don't work and he does.
I'm a stay at home mom so I have no income. He makes the money and I'll be just living there. So why should my rental history matter. Is there a way around this?
Ive never bought an apartment before? No credit yet?
I do not make much, only a little over $1000 a month, i would be living with a roommate who makes a little more than me... How do i go about this? Ive never done anything like this before.
Are there any bad areas of coral springs to move into?
I am a single female moving to coral springs from NC and may not be able to view a property in person prior to the move. Are there any neighborhoods or particular streets I should avoid?
Is there any hope here or just scams.?!!!?
I am trying to find a home to rent. Is there actual homes here that are available or is it all just a scam. Three home owners already asked me to wire them the money.
How clean does a rented home need to be upon lease termination?
In colorado, it is my understanding that unless a rental lease specifically address the manner in which a rented home is to be cleaned upon termination of said lease, that the home merely needs to be broom…
Can a landlord break a signed lease before move in occurs?
We are relocating to nebraska from california. ..we found a house and the landlord agreed to rent to us. She mailed us a signed lease which we signed made copies and mailed back. We have direct deposited…
Lease agreement
My mother just died recently, upon her death her deed changed to her six children. One of the siblings that is listed on the deed wants to lease the house. In the lease agreement would he be listed as…
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