Rental Basics—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 4

How much is to much and how little is to small when renting with utilities included?
I am renting a mobile home and have been for a while I want to readjust the rent but not sure how high is to high given the rural area I am renewing the lease hopefully next April and any answers would…
Any way to find a home with great income and poor credit?
I found out yesterday that my credit score is low due to an error in reporting. This will be fixed, but not for 30-60 days. I am trying to find a 3 bedroom home near Manteca or Tracy to rent, but it seems…
Any Realtors Who Work With Evictions, Background, and Bad Credit?
I would really like to get personal assistance from an agent or realty company. We've been searching for houses for over 3 months now and it is getting to look pretty hopeless. My boyfriend and I…
Have rented a property for 4 yrs. 3-1/2 yrs in I find out landlord does not have CO for addition and improvements. Was this an illegal rental?
swimming in pool and the pool light metal frame shocked myself and kids (light shock, like a buzz). Home looked good but had problems. "lipstick on a pig" phrase comes to mind. Home also had rats between…
Viewing advice when moving cross-country
We're moving cross-country to Fruita, CO. We don't we'll be able to go and view any houses prior due to money, time, and personal conflicts. So: Is a viewing legally required? Do realtors…
What's going on with Zillow and Trulia??
This has been a mess for about 6 weeks or more. We're losing Management Company profiles, lost all 18 reviews on both zillow and trulia, no one seems to be responding to the issues. What's going on? Does…
Property Management Companies
WHAT HAPPENED TO THE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES UNDER "FIND AN AGENT"?? YOU EVEN HAVE MORTGAGE COMPANIES AND LENDERS. I THOUGHT TRULIA WAS A 'RENTAL SITE" TO. AREN'T PROPERTY…
Hi, I am planning to move in Jacksonville by the end of September 2016 and needed to rent an apartment.
I need to know what kind of documents are required by your company in order to rent an apartment. I am an immigrant from Albania. Best regards
When renting a condo from a home owners rep, if it is not stated in the lease do I have to pay the HOA fee,?
I was quoted a rental amount and no mention of the HOA fee. The rental agency did not return my calls and then tried to evict me because I did not pay the fees which I was not required to pay.
Can My Mom Rent An Apartment For Me if She Doesn't Live There?
I am trying to get into an apartment and i just have terrible credit, my mom has offered to be on the lease, but does she fill out the app with all of her information as if she were living there, or do…
I mailed my rent, with late fees, to my landlord but he has not received it yet. Can he show up unannounced demanding that I get cash from the bank?
I looked over my lease; it states that he can show up at reasonable times for inspections and maintenance repairs.
Las vegas rentals
So im transfering to las vegas for work in july and i need to find a 3bd house that has a garage and a yard for 2 dogs with no credit check need to be in the $ 1000 -1400 range but dont know where to start…
NewAgent rep tenant for rental. Tips, required steps, documents, and checklists to completing rental transaction without realtor's tools no MLS
yet. NewAgent rep tenant for rental. Tips, required steps, documents, and checklists to completing rental transaction without realtor's tools no MLS yet.
Sales tax on rental property
I recently renewed my lease in Litchfield Park. Now, I am being charged sales tax on my rent? Is that possible without adding an addendum to the lease? It is an EXTRA $31 a month.
how do I cancel an appt. to see a rental property
I'm to meet someone to view a rental property on Oakridge Dr. in Lincoln, Ne. on Friday and after driving past the property I want to cancel the appt. Thanks.
Need advice about rent tax (privilege sales tax). One house in Tolleson and one in Phoenix. Tolleson is 2.5% of rent and Phoenix is 2%. Is a?
license needed for each house? AZ state dose not charge the tax for residential rental houses and don't see anything that Tolleson does. Is the tax due for the Tolleson house? The Phoenix tax would…
I live in a property that is owned by the Deutsche bank national trust company
The property were I now live went to foreclosure and this bank bought it. And I have a 10 notice vacate. I'm just a tenant not the owner, but I would like to know if I could rent it from them I have…
Filled out application for apt with one broker; broker said apt's been rented. Was showed same apt by a second broker. What's the deal?
At the beginning of June a broker (broker 1) showed me an apt. I filled out an application but broker 1 said the apt has been rented. I started contacting multiple brokers as move is time-sensitive. Another…
I've been a tenant for 5 years and my location paying 1100 rent.new houses on foreclosure new owner show paper stating had 30 days to move
of course you are blind sighted 10 he also considered that we can stay by paying 1300 we haven't heard from him since until May 1st he wanted the rent for April and wanted it out the next day we made…
I've been a tenant for 5 years and my location paying 1100 rent.new houses on foreclosure new owner show paper stating had 30 days to move
of course you are blind sighted 10 he also considered that we can stay by paying 1300 we haven't heard from him since until May 1st he wanted the rent for April and wanted it out the next day we made…
How do I remove my rental from the site?
My place has been rented, how do I remove the posting?
How Hard is it to get a rental without a Credit History?
I am a Self Employed Contractor moving from Australia to Houston in January and need to find a rental for my family in a short period of time (2 Weeks) We have no credit history as we are relocating and…
Looking for something affordable in Red Hook or Gowanus, Brooklyn.
My current lease is up on 6/1, so I'm looking to move in anytime in June and July. I know this is a little early, but I would like to know what my options are. Thank you very much!
I made a mistake and I need to UNLIST my rental.
Please let me know how to do so. I can't find the option anywhere in my profile. Thank You! Vince Riggio
Is a landlord responsible for putting down new carpet if the current carpet can not be cleaned of dog urine? Can I ask for new carpet & prorated?
rent? I have signed a lease for a rental property. Part of the previous tenant's responsibility was to have the carpets professionally cleaned. They did clean it. The property management company has…
Short-Term Rent
Hi all, I am having a hard time looking for a 2/3 bedroom 2 bath apartment or house (furnished) for 2 month lease from mid-May to mid-July. 3 month lease is also fine if 2 month lease is not available.…
rent a foreclosed/bank owned home
wondering if it is possible to rent, or rent to own a foreclosed home from wells fargo?
Can I make a comment?
I have been searching over lots and lots of websites trying to find a rental and I am not trying to be negative or anything but I just want you to know that your "search" feature where you can…
Required to pay "annual boiler fee" when renting a single family home?
My lease for a single family home includes a requirement that I pay an "annual $200 boiler fee." The landlord was vague when I questioned what it was for, and the boiler did not need any repairs…
First time in the States, so no credit history. I have a proof of income though, any chance of renting my own place?
I have a signed contract with decent annual income, can provide any required recommendation from my employee.
Possible Guest Blog Post
Hello Trulia Blog Staff, I was just browsing and I came across your blog post, http://www.trulia.com/blog/renter-rip-off-10-ways-to-fight-hidden-apartment-fees/. I thought it was a good read, and…
Looking for Good Property Management Company
I am an out of area investor thinking about buying investment properties in Summerlin. My road block is where to find good property management company. From what I hear, a lot of property management company…
What are the main pros and cons of renting versus buying a property as a young, newlywed couple? Any monetary upsides besides avoiding property tax?
Is there any way to make it feel like less of a waste of money when renting and more of an investment? What are the largest pros and cons to renting in the younger years of life as a newlywed couple? Women…
Renting - how to not get ripped off and negotiate like a pro...tips? What is the proper percentage of your net income to allocate towards rent?
You've just found the rental property - your heart is set...but the rental asking price is a little over your budget. The property has had 100 saves and has only been posted for an hour...you start…
How do I edit my listing ?
I listed my rental property on Trulia and I'm at a loss how to get into the listing and make changes.
Best month to find a rent in Bergen county
We are moving from Paris to NY in summer and have 2 options for our arrival. 1. I move for 1 month in June to find a rent starting in August. All family then move in August. 2. All family move in August…
My listing on Trulia for my rental property was automatically created from a Zillow listing. Is there a way I edit the information in the listing?
I need to add more information on the property details, and correct the information about the garage.
apartments/brokers accepting vouchers
hi i'm seeking an apartment i have a $1,213 voucher via seps program .. they are willing to pay 15% annual rent brokers fee and 4 months rent upfront .where should i be looking or speaking to..I would…
Anyone accepting 1515 voucher from the city.?
My son, my daughter and I need a new apt. Asap. Someone please help!!!! Thanks
Is this a high crime area?
interested in the house at 1112 Franklin Drive, zip 78666
Will a bottom-level apartment always be pretty much unbearable noise-wise?
It is maddeningly noisy where I live now. Wild middle-of-the-night parties, unattended dog continuously howling, unnaturally loud creaking and vibration from above. I live in a very small "limited edition"…
It there has one bedroom apartment short-term two months rent?
I am looking at one bedroom apartment from 01/06-01/08
How many dogs and cats are allowed in the rental about which I contacted you?
There was no option on the rental resume regarding having both dogs and cats. We have two medium-sized dogs and three cats. I'm hoping that this number of pets would be accepted. Thank you and best…
Can a parent or legal guardian rent an apartment for a minor?
Someone I know. whom is a minor, is capable of living on their own. They were removed from their home by the state and wish to not stay with their relative who also a part of the reason they were taken…
I have a house for rent at 1305 Bull Run Ct. in Nolensville, TN. The cover picture is not the one I want to post.
I want to post a picture of the outside of the house that is in my gallery. For some reason you are posting a picture of the Kitchen. How can I change it? Thank You
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