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

We are looking to move back to Raleigh Jan. 1st and our daughter will be attending High School and we want to rent a house near there.
I would love to receive information regarding housing in this area beginning now to my e-mail address. at least 3-4 bedrooms and 2 car garage with a yard. Please call me to get my e-mail address. 805-625-1820
Landlord passed away no will, no lease, and has a partner but aren't married. Greedy relatives want to take the house
Hi, I have a family of four and we have no lease and we have been living here for 10 years. The landlord a close friend of mine has passed away. He has a wife but they didn't marry. Now the relatives…
Renting a home in Sail Harbour?
My husband and I are moving in 2 months. We are currently in a 3rd floor apartment and want to move a place with more space. We have a toddler and want to move to a nice, friendly, and safe community.…
Painting Rental Property
In the state of Florida, Polk County, is the landlord required to paint every two years? Or how many years must they paint.
What options do I have as a renter (apt) if my maintenance request go aren't fixed within 2 months?
I have water damage from an unknown source in my bathroom and I have been asking for it to be investigated and fix going on nearly 3 months now and I've only lived there 4 months. Maintenance has come…
when you rent a mobile home, is the landlord responsible for routine bug spraying?
thinking about renting mobile home....never even been in one before.
Is it common for leases to be signed by the landlord (a realty company) "as Agent for Owner" without the "Owner" being specifically disclosed?
The "Owner" appears to be another corporation, listed as located at the same address as the realty company. But the owner's actual name isn't listed on the lease. It just says the Realty Company "as Agent…
I had two listings for rent on Trulia. Suddenly they showed up as "expired" with an "error" No explanation??
Why did my rental listings suddenly show up "expired" and marked "error"
Is there a free, legal lease agreement I can access and use?
We now own two homes and have an interested party for renting one of them. We don't want to become landlords for a living, but just want a free, legal document that we and the renters can sign regarding…
Are there any "headhunters" for rental properties in Salem? I will be moving there soon.
A rental "headhunter" I'm thinking would be a local who works and deals in finding places to rent for people based on what they're looking for. A person who would actively be searching (online, driving…
Do I need to have a home inspection before I rent out my home?
I found out that Howard County has to have a home inspection before renting.. just wondering if Anne Arundel County has to too!
Is there a limit to how much a landlord can increase the rent when renewing a lease?
Our landlord has just informed us that the rent will be raised and equivalent of 20% when we renew the lease. So, now we suddenly have to look for a new 2 bedroom place by August. I've heard they can't…
Average utility costs per month?
Anyone who lives in the area know on average how much utilites for a four bedroom house in Emmerson park with a pool?
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…
How much notice do I have to give if on month to month rent?
I am on month to month in California. I signed an addendum that expired in January requiring me to give 45 days notice. How much notice am I required to give now? My landlord has requested 60 days via…
My wife and I are considering a condo in Sanibel in the 2BR/2BA range, renting it most of the time while keeping a couple of weeks for our use.
What are the most important factors we should keep in mind as we look at properties in this area? As a rule of thumb, how much do Sanibel condos generate in rental income in a year as a percent of the…
As a renter in county island should i now have to pay "city renters tax" after not paying it for many yrs at same house
I live in 85207 county island and i believe this new property management company is trying to pocket some extra cash
I just found out that I, a current tenant, am being charged more than a new tenant who just rented an identical apt on a higher floor.
I had just signed a 2-yr lease, then saw the announcement of the rental. Is this acceptable legally and is there recourse? I'm in NYC.
Am I being overcharged?
I just signed a 2-year lease after being resident in my apartment for 1 year. I then found out that a new tenant rented an identical apartment on a much higher floor for less than I'm being charged.…
Why listings fail to sell: I reply and give a link to my information; a bot replies.?
I have a rentals wanted ad on craigslist which I email a link for people when I reply to listings. EVERY SINGLE trulia advertiser has failed to read my ad. This is outrageously unprofessional and demonstrates…
18 yr old moving out in NYC, is this possible?
I'm 18 years old and I live with my parents in Queens, New York. I can't stand them I need to move out. I am employed and a student at BMCC. I am looking to rent a 1BR and 1BA. size is not an issue to…
Broker and price negotiation question
I am about to apply for an apartment that a broker (also a friend) found for me. I just found that same apartment listed on Craigslist (less than 24 hours ago) for $100 less per month than what the broker's…
When is the best time to start looking for houses to rent???
My future roommates and I are wanting to move into a house at the end of May (It's beginning of March now). However, all the postings out there are "available now" and I can't imagine anyone being interested…
New to the area and having trouble finding a new location. Any advice?
My sister and I are looking for a place to rent in either Mt. Juliet, Hermitage, or closer to Nashville. We need at least 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths and also somewhere that allows pets
Where can I get a list of homes available through the section 8 program for the Lake County, IL area?
I need a current listing of homes that are available under the section 8 program in the Lake County area.
Hi i'm looking for 2/2 apt in miami beach no more than 1300/month Please help!!!
Busco apartamento 2/2 en miami beach no mas de 1300 mensual porfavor ayuda!!
NYC's tenant laws are pretty stringent and makes it quite difficult to remove an unwanted tenant from your home. This leads to my question:
As a favor, I have someone living with me for the past 5 weeks now. At the end of week 1, I gave this person a July 31, 2014 deadline to move out. I am a bit worried that this person is going to try and…
Moving from Texas to NJ in June 2015 when should we start looking for a rental? 30 days ahead, 60 days ahead???
Our budget is $2,500 - $3500 for a small house (2-3 bedrooms) with a backyard that allows large dogs. I need to book our plane tickets and reserve the time off ahead of time so I'm trying to plan all of…
Are there rental agents in San Diego?
Do renters agents commonly provide property tours in San Diego? How would I go about finding a reputable agent to schedule a tour with? In several other cities I've lived in I was able to find a rental…
How can I get a tenant to sign a new rental agreement?
I bought a foreclosed apartment building 3 years ago. Building had 1 tenant on a month to month agreement. Since then I have tried to get the tenant to sign an agreement with me (the new company). The…
I want to speak with someone in customer service.
I am having with your website. How do I get a phone number to speak with someone?
Currently I live in Waldorf, Maryland. I am a homeowner who will need to move to New York/New Jersey area by next year.
Currently I live in Waldorf, MD and I am a homeowner. I will be moving to the New York/North New Jersey area by next year. I have been looking online at certain areas in North New Jersey and Brooklyn,…
Long term lease question
Is an 18 month lease valid in FL with a clause for automatic renewal?
How do I verify my realtor is putting the deposit for my apartment into a legitimate escrow account?
I am moving sight unseen from NY to Miami. I found the property/realtor on Craigslist. I checked that the apartment listing is legit and my realtor is licensed. What for of payment should I use to pay…
I have a low credit score from past mistakes when I was younger and divorce; Is there anything I can do to help my situation?
I am in the process of repairing my credit. 2 years in my current position. Ways to help the credit situation, anyone?
I have found a house for my little family and i am just curious on what i should do next if they don't answer the inquires that i send them?
The details of my question are that i am interested in buying a house for my little family and this would be my first time and i want to make sure that i am doing it right.
Where do we start to find a rental for 2 married professionals moving to Charlottesville area.?
We are looking for a rental apartment, condo, townhouse in a safe neighborhood that is not overrun with students. We are puzzled by the crime statistic data for the Charlottesville area which seems to…
Landlord deducted unfairly from security deposit?
Hi, I'm from the UK - not too familiar with real estate law in the USA so apologies in the advance! I visited LA for a month and stayed 5/1 to 5/31 on a month-to-month lease with a leading rental company…
Renting in the Bay Area
My family is moving to the Bay Area this summer and we plan to rent a house for a couple of years. (Our target areas are Pleasanton and Los Gatos). What is the norm in the area for the initial payment…
Can a landlord increase rent when you are already stuck in your lease for another year?
I am currently living in an apartment with three other people. We signed a lease in January through August 31st. The lease states that if the landlord does not hear from any of us 30 days prior to the…
Renting out my vacation home
what are the advantages and disadvantages of renting out my summer beach house?
What is best way to find a new home for a 2 month in SF or Sacramento? (i am citizen of Russia, and now actually in Russia too)
I stay a 2 month in CA I want to rent a furnitured apt in community near SF or Sacramento. But how i can do it before i come in september to be sure that everything is good and i have where to live.
Renting with poor credit history.
I've had an apartment in the past but my boyfriend at the time was on the lease with me. Now I'm trying to move back out on my own but have been denied by 2 properties due to poor credit history.…
I have a felony from 2009 I successfully completed all requirements
M 26 yr old female looking for an individual renter with little over head. Preferably in the northwest area of houston. I currently pay $950 a month foe 2 bed apartment im looking for cheaper. Please…
Is this considered an illegal apartment ?
I currently live on the second floor of a two family house. It's a railroad apartment and the lanlord built a wall separating two of the rooms.. turning it into an office space for himself. Is this legal…
veronica looking for section 8 apartment or house if that rents like apartment, looking in Marietta, Kennesaw, smyma, Austell, all cobb county 1 bdr
just moved here in GA have a section 8 voucher for $614.00 and it's just me no pets nice apartment, need on asap. Please HELP
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