Rental Basics—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 26

1 vs 2 year lease.....
My rent is currently 1004.62. If i renew a 1 year lease, it will be raised to 1034.75 (3% increase). If i renew a 2 year lease, it will be raised to 1064.89 (6% increase). My question is what is the better…
RE: rentals. I'm seeing listings for large apartments in desirable neighborhoods - Chelsea, SoHo, East Village – for very low rents.
What's this about I guess what I'm wondering is, are these scams? $700 for a 900 square foot apartment in SoHo is virtually impossible. What gives? Makes me wonder how well Trulia polices its…
Should I file a complaint against my property manager?
My property manager continually lied to me about my renter being late with the rent for several months last year and then was completely on the renter's side when I called them out on the carpet for…
I am looking to rent 2bdrm in Parkchester condo. Combined income of 80k, steady employment present address 5 plus yrs
1adult credit score 579 & 2nd person bad credit. Anyway to get help with rental of Parkchester apt or very close to it?
Wheelchair accessible San Diego.
Hello. My husband I are looking for a property in San diego to rent with a wheelchair accessible roll in shower. We were hoping for down town apartment, but might be interested in a nice little house.
Looking to move to Saint Pete, Looking for a nice 3/2 apt, townhome or house. Don't want to move to a bad neighborhood, not too familiar with St. pete
Need help looking for place and a good location, I've heard there are some bad parts and don't want to waste time looking in those areas. looking for 3/2 help
I currently rent a home in the town of southampton in ny. I found the place via broker and paid the broker fee. after moving in with one months rent
one months security and the non refundable broker fee I discovered many issues with the house. 10 Windows and only two open. the heat went out at least once a month this past winter also the ac speed…
How far in advance should we start searching and contacting rentals?
My fiancee and I are consolidating our households... and our pets. We're hoping to rent a house starting this December, although with some flexibility on the move date. We're concerned that our pets will…
Process of filing to become Landlord in Piscataway?
I am considering purchasing a condo/townhome unit in one of the communities in Piscataway as an investment property with the intention of renting it to tenant(s). I live outside of Piscataway and intend…
Can a landlord keep 1st/last month's rent when the lease was not even signed yet and the key were never handed over?
Landlord let her move in prior to lease signing and never handed her a key. After waking up to a drunken roommate standing over he bed, she called the landlord and vacated within hours of moving her stuff…
Can you rent through Trulia on a short term (Snowbirds) basis? We are looking at Central Fl. for the month of February 2014. We have a Bichon also.
Looking for something reasonable as we know the rates are higher in Feb. & Mar. Prefer something away from Disney/Epcot, etc. that is quieter and less traffic.
How do you find out if a realtor is licensed or a scam?
I was dealing with lovelyrentals.com and believe they are a scam after they did not show up for a scheduled appointment and I have subsequently not been able to get ahold of them. And if they are licensed…
Breaking a lease
We are looking to break a three year lease after one year. I don’t see where our lease says anything about what happens if we break a lease early. Is there a law about this in Arizona or what do…
After 10 yrs our landlord wants to sell our house. Due to declining health,our credit is poor.He's offering it to us,but we can't get a loan.
If we can't buy the house,he wants us out by Oct.'13.It would take longer than that to get our credit repaired.We want to stay here,but the man is hard to deal with.
Is there any place in Ocala that two people in their 20's are able to rent?
We have no renter history, and our credit is fair. We're looking for a 1/1 or 2/2 or 2/1 place that allows two cats and in a good area. We both have jobs and can afford something within 550 or less.
Prior to renting out a single family home , does the landlord have to obtain a c/o or a home inspection prior to new tenants occupying?
Homes age is unknown , septic and well water.moving to area from out of state , unsure if laws differ.
How much notice am I required to give after a bankruptcy trustee sale?
My landlord filed bankruptcy 18 months ago (discharged). Now that the property value has improved the trustee who conveniently "let the TFR slip through the cracks" (his words) has sold the home.…
I have been in a rental property for five years. I am moving out and my lease expired in August 2010; would like to know my rights with getting my
deposit back. No damage to property. Carpets need to be changed and walls need to be painted. Where do I go to arm myself with my rights so landlords don't try to get over? (Located in NC)
When do you pay the deposit and realtor fee in the rental process? Should I give the money before I'm even approved for the apartment?
My realtor ask me last week to submit an application, two pay stubs, and he said that they would be running a credit check. I did all that right away. Later in the day he told me that he was going to need…
How much do real estate agents charge to list a condo?
I have a 2 bed/1 bath condo in Beverly that I would like to rent out.
Why is it so hard to find a rental agent who can follow through and deliver?
Hello all. I thought to ask on here because this has been bugging me for the past 6 months, and I'm frustrated. I have basic, but necessary, requirements, which haven't been met in listings…
What is the avg. 3 bedroom rental price in Bucktown? How has tax rates and insurance costs increased this year in Bucktown?
My landlord is increasing the rent substantially, citing "an increase in taxes and insurance rates due to the popularity of the neighborhood." He's saying that the market rates have increased by 10-20%…
When is the best time to move to College Station and get a good deal on a lease. I'm not a student and can move anytime of the year.
Looking for 2-3 bdr Home in the New College Station High school boundaries (Baron St). Need Garage. Will prices dip after all the kids get settled in to school and landlords fear there property might be…
Need advise on whether to file a complaint against a property management company.
I hired a property manager to manage my property in Columbia SC. The house was leased for one year. At the beginning of the year the tenants informed the property manger that they would not renew the…
How do you file a complaint against a property manager for failure to represent the owner's of the property with multiple defaults on the?
agreement? We rented our home through a property manager - from the start our requirements for the property were never conveyed to the individuals who rented the home. More than the agreed upon number…
Advice on lease issue please:
Have leased condo for 2 years, no problems. Contacted to renew at current rate, signed paperwork to renew. Two weeks later called to come in and sign new lease - monthly rate increase of $75. Told they…
Does anyone know of any low-cost housing projects or agencies to help those with low-income and who are disabled? (About $500-$700 / mo. max.)
Prefer to be around artistic, creative people... musically - preferable PsyTrance, Goa; painters, sculptors, poets, those who are into yoga, pilates, organic eating, cooking, drum circles, incense, sage,…
I am interested in a property I found on Trulia and a friend thinks it is a scam. How well do you screen owners/rentals to know if they are legit?
I have found a property I like and have exchanged emails with the "owners" but a friend thinks that it is a scam because the owners are not local, they say they have relocated to a different…
Is renter's insurance really that important?
My sister told me I should get renter's insurance, but is it really that essential? I've been renting for 3 years without having it.
I need a reputable real estate broker who can find me a rental in Santa Clara
I need someone who can find me a rental for 1800 or less per month in the Santa Clara area. I need a one bedroom with laundry in a safe and clean neighborhood.
I am seeking an apartment at Saddle Ridge. My income is 20,000 per year.
Do you have Section 8 housing available.......?
Renting and the price tags that come with it...
A friend & I want to rent a place coming September for $1000-, the only thing is, we are scared about being able to afford it. Advice or sumthin please!? :/
What can I do as a renter?
I just moved into a house I'm renting. The day of signing lease, I noticed there was a bubbling puddle in the front yard. Come to find out a week later, the septic is shot and sump pump needs to be replaced.…
how do you cancel this listing after its rented?
you don't make it easy to find
I have recently retired and will be moving to Madison or NashvilleTenn. in October. Do you have rental property?
I am looking for 2bdrm. rental property in safe but affordable area. (preferrably house). Email-jaddstreet@aol.com.
Pet Friendly Rentals
Anyone know of anyone, or any where that has houses for rent under $600/month that allow small pets. Thank you. :)
Landlord Renovation Work - Tenant Rights
We just relocated to the area and paid to move all of our belongings into an apartment. Within 2 weeks of being here, our landlord provided 30 days' notice that it will be replacing the elevator…
How far out should I start looking for apartments and what do I need to know?
Currently, I am 17 years old. so clearly, ive never been through this process at all. In decemeber I turn 18 and my cousin and I plan on getting an apartment. She has a child so we would need a 3 bedroom…
Hi, Im really interested in a listing in Lancaster on Fenhold st. Can anyone help me get in contact with an agent besides email?
We're a military family looking to move at the end of the month and need info in a hurry. Thank you
Compensation from landlord for moving to another apt while they put in washer and dryer as an expierment to see if tenants want them
My apt landlord decided to do an experiment with 6 apt by putting a washer and dryer in each to see how tenants like them, I guess.My apt was the one were the water main is, so i had to move out for them…
rent under 2,400. 3bedroom,2 bath w/ large dog in lighthouse pt area. help??
Hi, I am looking to rent a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom house in the lighthouse point area. would love to be able to have an english bulldog with me, and a pool. rent under 2,500 a month. help please :)
I want to rent but am afraid too because I dont want to keep leaving...
I dont like to move over and over. I like to settle down in a home and stay as long as I could. Obviously renting wont let me stay at a home as long as buying but overall how long is a lease? I wont have…
Wanting to rent a home in 2013
If i decided to buy would it be cheaper than renting a home?
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