Rental Basics—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 2

Worgful eviction
I'll try to make this sort I was living in a house for over 4 year it came with the job I was worgfully terminated they offered me a settlement I tolded them I wouldn't sign tell I talk to attorney.so…
Can HOA's impose rules on tenants that do not apply to owners.?
Pets are allowed in the CC&R's, no pets for tenants, was added to the guidelines and rules.
If I hire a property manager to manage my property, can I still claim the depreciation during tax time?
If I hire a property manager to manage my property, can I still claim the depreciation during tax time? This is an investment property.
Does a landlord need to show reiepts for damages if they sold the house the same day?
My landlord sold my familys house the same day we moved out as-is. He is now trying to charge me for damages to the house but never had anything fixed because he sold the house
How do get tenants?
I just bought a single family home in Northridge and wanted to put it up for rental. There are a lot of rental properties out in the market all over Los Angeles. So how do you attract people to rent your…
Does it make sense to replace carpet with laminate flooring in rental property?
I own a rental SFH in Hillsboro OR area. Since our property is close to many tech employers, our average renter is a professional with good income. We are considering replacing our carpet with laminate…
Do all windows need to work in a rental home?
I am renting an older 3 bedroom home in San Lorenzo and mainly have concerns about windows not working. 1 bedroom has a garden window that does not open except for small part up top, the hall bath, living…
In what ways might you be able to help a couple who wants to rent for two - three months while searching for a place to buy?
I work for Apple and can to a temporary transfer for two to three months. We expect to "try out" several different places before finding one we can settle into that feels right. Areas to consider would…
How do I know if a listing is legit, before I agree to anything?
I found a place that just seems amazing, I contacted the listing through here. I've received a response, but something just makes me feel off. I've tried looking the same listing elsewhere and found it…
How to report a fraud property?
461 s commonwealth Ave elgin
Individual Home Owners Renting Out House, Fraud?
Hi There, My husband and I are looking into renting a house in the bay area. We found a beautiful 2BR house and have contacted the owner to inquire more information. Since speaking with the owner,…
Fraud - 2535 Blackburn Glen Allen VA
2535 Blackburn - house is new - vacant - no sign on premise - no contact info on your listing. Zillow shows off the market.
Shall we report to bad tenants listings?
Our previous tenants left the country on visa issues and will return in future. If we report to bad tenants listings, their reputation will be damaged. Seek your professional opinions. They had a…
Need a master login for all communities listed
Hi, We have our portfolio listed on your site and need a master login...can you please help? Thank you and contact me with any questions.. Anthony Paganucci Director of Leasing - Tri City Rentals 518.862.6600
Hi, We have our portfolio listed on your site and need to get a master login...can you help?
Please contact me with any questions... Thank you, Anthony Paganucci Director of Leasing - Tri City Rentals 518.862.6600
How hard is it to rent or rent to own after Chapter7?
My husband and I had to go through Chapter7. We will be losing our home of 30 some years. He just started a new trucking job where he is purchasing his truck. I know that will help towards our credit,…
Looking to rent apartment in Miami without proof of income, what are my options?
Hello, I am currently moving from NYC to Miami, never thought it'd be that challenging to find an apartment just because I don't have a job there yet! I don't have anyone, who could be…
I bought a home 2 yrs ago that was on Trulia, and details about it incl/ pictures are still there. I want to rent it using this info. How do I do it?
Home description, pictures etc., all the data you already have on your site pertaining to this property.
How do I report a scam listing? Text in response to the Trulia listing is shown below.
Hello, Thank you for the interest in my house. The house is still available for rent, the house was completely renovated easy access to Public Transportation. The Bedrooms are equipped with everything…
Is a Tennant able to sublet rooms in a house?
I live in Sarasota, FL, my neighbor next door, who rents the home, sublets the vacant rooms in the house. This has created a problem being that they are picked off Craigslist with no background checks…
I think your website is being used for scams. Please respond and I will give you specific examples.
I looked at a home for rent that is well below typical market price. It happens sometimes so I asked for the info on it. I'm sure now it's a scam since I got a reply. Also, I looked at another…
Dear Trulia, How do you manage sham listings?
Someone has posted properties as rentals that have already begun to be sold. When you "request info" the "owner" replies asking for you to send lots of personal info. Currently I've…
Viewing apartments - deposit through Trulia
Dear Trulia.com I was contacted by a user for a rental via email but the apartment is not currently listed on Trulia. Since the owner is away, they proposed to use Trulia. The idea is that I would receive…
Moving in to a rental home
How long does the process take to move into a rental that you choose?
Looking to purchase vacation condo for investment income in the panhandle. and future retirement home residence.
What are area and size of condo provide the best returns? Is demand sufficient to make it income producing.
My current landlord really likes me and wants to give a good reference. I need a bigger place, but the last apt I was lied and dinged my credit.
I was wondering what to do since I have good income (oil royalties), part time secretary. But they said I owed them 1,000 dollars for carpeting the place and the carpet needed replacement when I moved…
I believe I have found a person committing fraud on your page.
I was wondering what I can do so that others do not fall for the trap?
What are the average price per sq.ft. for rentals ( including utilities) near Manchaca and Ben White in 78704 ?
I own property there and am wanting to ask a fare price . 2 bedroom 1bath 1954 . Has a washer and dryer and off street parking. 1030 square feet. IF I allow small pets what are the deposits and or monthly…
What's my recourse against a property management company in Mesa, AZ, that hasn't returned my security deposit back? They claim that they
are using some of the money to make repairs but didn't give us how much it would be nor did they give us the money back. What can we do?
In our existing AZ lease, it states that tenant is responsible for routine pest control. What is defination of routine if it isn't defind here.?
Recently, the outside block wall surrounding the property has become the new home to a swarm of bees. We notified the landlord (who is not local and in the cheap side) that this problem existed. He suggested…
Is this site actually a real rental site cause all I'm getting is scams?
So far the only people i have heard back from are scams, One was calling from west Africa and wanted me to wire a deposit before they sent the key. The other one called from what sounded like India, even…
My property is being scammed.
44 Christopher St Montclair NJ. It is being legitimately advertised by Coldwell Banker @ $1800, but by a scammer @ $800. Please contact me ASAP. Thank you -- Tammi Rawding 973-951-9208. I intend to contact…
Can my landlord store her things in my room? She's one of my roommates and has all of her food storage and seasonal decorations in my closet. I
don't have room for all of my stuff as it is and she's using up all off the shelf space I have. There's nothing in the lease saying that she has access to my room.
Cannot find a place due to bad credit....options?
Horrific credit. High 500's. Good job and rental history. Misdemeanor criminal history almost 20 years ago Pay is 5-7000 a month. Current LL gave a little over a month to find a new place. We've been looking…
How do I report a possible scam or false listing?
I asked for information on a home in Springfield or from your site and recieved a very fishy email back. The address is 368 Cambridge St, Springfield, OR 97477. I checked this listong on other sites and…
report for rent scam - a lot lower rent, but house is on sale pending. onwer's name is not matched to title.
Garry M fred [garrymfred@outlook.com] Hello Thanks for your Response. l owned the house and I received your email correctly. I wanted to tell you a little about us as well, so that you can…
How do you prevent fraud?
I'm trying to use Trulia to rent a place in northern CA, and I keep getting fraudulent responses. I've had so many, that I won't be using Trulia any longer.
BEWARE!!! Totally Scam Artists working on Trulia Site - RUINING IT!!! My list below of these creeps...
House Address : (8936 Rayford Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90045) Mr Schwartz & Family. YOU CAN CONTACT ME AT : (863) 216-8628 3024 18th St, Santa Monica CA Robert Robinson Lazzari 633 21st Street, Santa…
there is a fraudulent ad on your site. the person who answers interests emails is trying to just get money.
they do not have anything to do with the property.... 54 Tierra Cielo Ln, Santa Barbara CA is for rent at 5000.00/month through Spectrum Reality....
how long does it take to get an answer from a management building?
My realtor had me fill out my application and give a deposit. He stated that once I'm approved the rest of the money is due at signing of the lease. I've been waiting 2 weeks now for an answer.…
does the tenent have to clean the carpets before he moves out?
does the tenent have to clean the carpets before they moves out ?
How do I go about renting a home if my credit history is in bad shape?
I want to rent an apartment or a house but my credit is bad, I want to be honest with the landlord and tell them hey my credit is bad, but im honest trustworthy and able to pay my bills, I just had my…
What are some basic things I should know about renting in Fort Worth, Texas?
I'm going to be new to the area and am flying there soon to look at homes. I wanted to know requirements about renting, like certain documents or information that I should bring to Texas or should…
Realtor trying to pull a fast one... Wants me to sign exclusive rights agreement ... AFTER EVERYTHING IS FINISHED
I found a condo for rent on Craigslist. I contacted the ad lister, viewed the place, signed a lease, talked with the landlord/owner, paid my deposit, and I move in soon. Now, after all of this, the…
Im moving and my perspective new landlord wants to talk with my current landlord to verify rental history. What questions can they ask?
I want to know if things my landord and I discussed in private can be shared and what questions are old landlord allowed to answer? Is all my information allowed to be told or only yes I paid rent on…
Looking for good property management company in Atlanta.
I have rental property in summerhill/grant park and need a company that can rent it quickly and without large monthly fees. Any companies that you would recommend?
Brokers via Apartment Search Websites
I've been searching for apartments via aggregate sites such as this one, StreetEasy, Naked Apartments, etc. When I've found one I'm interested in, I've been contacting the agent that's listing it to inquire…
Hey hi God bless you im looking for a one bedroom or studio apartment with light included and or gas in the rent and I get ssi and get from them 756
dollars a month and I have no credit card but I do have 2000 dollars in my personal saving I save at home since I have no savings account but am very much interested in moving out on my own in the bronx…
Is rent affordable in Fremont or San Jose?
I may be possibly moving to the Bay Area for work. Is it possible to find a 2 bd apartment or home in the Fremont or San Jose area that is dog friendly for around 1800 per month?
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