Rental Basics—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 21

I started a lease May 2008 to end April 31, 2009. In December 2008 I made and signed a lease addendem stating
that if I did not pay on time by the 1st of the month we would leave without a 5 day notice or legal action because I was having problems keeping up due to lose of job. May 2009 started a extension lease…
Can my landlord change the locks and move all of my property out of my room and hold it hostage, along with my car, in her garage?
This happened in California, my landlord/friend who I was sharing a condo with, removed all of my property from my room without my consent, put it in her garage with my car, changed all the locks and held…
Security Deposit
How much security deposit can I ask for when I am going to rent out my apartment to someone for a weekend?
Hey, i'm living in Finland and i was wondering how hard it would for me to find a rental house. Would be nice if it would be 2br and 1½ba or?
1ba.. I am thinkin to buy a house later on but first i have to find my self a rental place and work. I have 2 dog's (other 1 is considered as large breed, Amstaff) and 1 cat. The dog's would…
Why majority of apartments require to check ypur credit?
I'm new at this whole searching for apartments thing and I need some help.
can the word utilites include assessment / assoc. dues in ca lease agreement ?
Tenants signed an lease knowing i would pay 300.00 towards utilities and anything over would cost them ! Even though they know it included assoc dues they are reniging on it ! ?????
Looking for lease to own, or rental in Black Forest or Elbert. Need help!
I am looking for a 3 bed, 2 bath house for lease to own, or rent in Black Forest or Elbert. Our lease is up in June, but we are able to move sooner if we find the right place. We have 2 dogs who are mostly…
Is it legal for my landlord to have a shared PG&E meter with my apartment and the apartment below me?
The apartment below mine is made up of a family of four that uses a washer/dryer and, from what we suspect, space heaters as our energy bill increased $50 this past month and we did not increase use of…
Seeking quality property rental and management company for single family home in Deans Pond community in Monmouth Jct, NJ
Relocating overseas for 3 years and need a company with a good track record and reputation in the area. House will be available in July, but looking to looking to identify a company now as I'm leaving…
Why was I denied a rental with OK credit and good rental history?
We are a military family that just relocated from Louisiana to Virginia and filled out an application for a rental. I asked prior to submitting and paying the fee if there where any other applicants and…
I want to buy investment multi-family property. how about rental market , tax, insurance and management in galveston?
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Is there any way I can get my money back from scam/con artists?
I was already losing a lot of non-refundable application fees not being approved due to my eviction. To add insult to injury, I sent a lot of money to someone claiming to be the owner of a home I saw and…
My landlord has given me 120 days notice that she will not renew the lease on my owner occupied rental in a two family home in NJ.
Question is. Can i leave before my lease is up if I have found a place that is ready for rental now or must I finish out my original lease?
i would like to rent monthly first to see how i like it.. is this possible?
i am not ready to retire yet still have a few yrs and would like to move to Florida in a 55 active community. Is it possible to rent by month?
I am looking for a 4 Bedroom 2-Story House for a 1-2 year rental in the Columbus, Ohio metropolitan area for
under $1200/month. Do you know of any one renting a home that would qualify?? I am particularly interested in having this rental in one of the following areas: Hilliard, Grove City or Dublin.
Are there furnished rental units/mobile homes avail for the winter months - Dec - Mar/April?
We are lower income with a small-med sized dog & need to avoid our Canadian winters because of health problems
Hi, i'm looking to rent a 3 bedroom townhouse in Raleigh that allows cats. Every place i've called doesn't allow them. Any suggestions ?
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I rent in san leandro more than 10 yr. I have had no heater for more than a year. Landlord said will get one but still with out heat
I have held the rent a few times then landlord said need rent money to get heater so i paid but still no heater. On going sense june 2011. PG&E removed heat source it was not safe.
Less than 30 day rental stay for a Vacation home that is offered for sale?
I am trying to get clarity for this. I know that Vacation homes are 30 day minimum rentals, but I would like to have guests try out the house and the Sedona lifestyle. Can they rent for less than a 30…
My landlord is trying to keep my entire security deposit.
"Hello. I live in Maryland, on September 30, 2012 I moved out of my apartment. My move was long distance so I turned in my keys through the mail slot of the office door. I gave my 30 days notice in writing…
Is it lawful for the landlord to notice termination of landlord's water utility account (shut off water) when tenant fails to transfer utilty to?
self Our lease agreement, the subject of a pending Unlawful Detainer Lawsuit, requires the tenant to “place utilities in Tenant’s name as of the Commencement Date”. The tenant has filed…
looking to move to your area low income housing, any suggegestions?
hello & merry christmas. my name is john ford. i am an amputee(rt. leg) & am on dis. as well as my wife who has a multitude of chronic disabilaties. we are looking to relocate,possibly in your…
Does the landlord or tenant pay to clean the chimney?
I rent a two bedroom in San Francisco. The apartment building I live in has 15 units and was constructed in the 1950s. The unit contains a fireplace which was obviously a selling point. At the end…
I have recently saved enough money to start investing in real estate
This is not actually a question but rather an inquiry .I live in new york and Im looking for a broker / agent that deals with investment properties for positive cash flow in new york as well as different…
How do I see a rental home I am interested in?
I am interested in seeing the inside of a few rental properties on the west side of Vegas.
Do I continue to rent or sell my condo in Riverbend/Cascades?
Hello, I own a condo in Riverbend/Cascades, a 3rd floor loft. I've rented it the past two years and am fortunate to be cash positive approx $200/mth. From a tax perspective, I must decide to sell w/in…
FLORIDA rules - landlord/owner wants to sell the house ASAP
But the tenant's rental agreement is in effect through 8/2013. (and they are getting a great deal). Can the owner sell the place when a contract to rent/lease is in place? It would/could be as…
Drawbacks to renting a preforeclosure?
Hi all, Are there any drawbacks to renting a preforeclosed property? There's the obvious potential that your place will get foreclosed on--but what if the owner wants you to "take over the mortgage…
BF kicked (presumably EX) girlfriend out - tenant rights?
A boyfriend kicked his girlfriend out of their shared apartment. She is not on the lease but all of her stuff is there, her mail gets delivered there and she was paying a monthly rent. Unfortunately, things…
How do you notify Trulia about an incorrect listing.?
One that is not the proper address and is showing rent of $3000 a month for a Million house. Check your listing for 1234 Milagrosa Ct, Chula Vista, CA. I have emailed the agent to verify this information…
When are Realtor's fees, security deposit and first month due?
My Realtor won't provide to the Landlord the lease contract I recently signed unless a security deposit, his and the listing Realtor's fees and first month rent are provided by bank check. Is this normal?…
What are the most requested features by renters?
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As a first-time landloard, should I allow an indoor pet? If so, how do approach the pet deposit?
I purchased a house and have a few extra rooms available. To speed up my real estate career I have been asking around for roommates for additional income. After finding one, I discovered the owner had…
The Gold Coast within easy walking distance to a grocery store AND pharmacy as I am disabled. I commute into the city to see doctors
but also need a parking space, preferably indoor also due to my handicap. I have a small dog and would ideally like a place where utilities are included. Of course that is my wish list and I know Santa…
Living in really old buildings and getting a security deposit back
I've lived in a really old building for the past 3 years. It is charming and I love it, but there are issues with the plumbing and other little nuances (cracks etc). When I decide to leave, I want to make…
Is it easy to rent on your own? Do you charge less than if you used a realtor? Do you use contracts?
A realtor mentioned that most folks rent through realtors. I find that to be just non-sense. How does he know? Look at all the "rent by Owner" sites out there. They would not exist if folks were not…
Is my landlord allowed to call me up to 25 times within a 5 minute period?
I am late for november's rent, however I paid 50.00 in good faith and explained to landlord that my son was not working currently and that it is difficult for me to make up the rent but that I would do…
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