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Rental Basics in Naperville : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Dec 22, 2014
sayansh asked:
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Wed Nov 12, 2014
Kathryn Hoffman answered:
There are also some apartment complexes that do short term( although they may charge higher rates for a less than 1 year lease), There are also furniture rental companies- Look online for Cort Furniture rentals, to get an idea of pricing. ... more
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Sun Jun 9, 2013
Jackie Beardsley answered:
When you make the decision on where you would like to live just think of the things that are important to you. Your commute time to work, how do you spend your free time, cost. I moved to Naperville in 68' so I grew up when it was a small farm community. Now it is a city of nearly 150,000! An important thing to do when deciding on where to reside is to simply spend time there first. Plainfield is an alternative and closer to where you work. It has grown and will continue to in the same way Naperville has. ... more
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Mon Sep 10, 2012
John Walin answered:
tenant pays first month rent in advance and one month deposit made out to owner and in my office, you write a check to CB for one month. No longer is it advisable to cut two separate checks, one to brokerage and one to landlord. After the checks clear, tenant agent gets paid ... more
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Sun Aug 5, 2012
Morgan Jalili answered:

You can ask your prospect tenant to get a credit check from one of these websites:

It is free for them and trust able.

Morgan Jalili/ Broker
Certified Bpo, HSR, ePRO
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Tue Mar 6, 2012
Michael Hagen answered:
You should be cautious, because there are a lot of scammers out there on the internet, and there are also a lot of forced first time landlords who wanted to sell their home, but can9;t because they owe more than it's worth, so they try renting.

Never mail a check to someone for the security deposit or 1st months rent unless you have at least met the person at the property.

Last, work with a Realtor. There are agents who specialize in helping tenants find a place, just be sure to ask
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Tue Feb 7, 2012
Brian Rayl answered:
Dan is correct. Most lenders will require 2 years after the bankruptcy has been discharged (DISCHARGED, not filed). During that time, you should be working on rebuilding your credit. I know several people who have recently gone through bankruptcy and ahve 700 credit scores again already.

Speak with a local lender about what their requirements are and give them the basics of your situation. They should be able to hep you with more detailed information.

Best of luck.
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Mon Apr 4, 2011
Kelly Stack answered:
It depends on what your needs are. You can rent a condo for as little as $800 per month and the prices go up from there for a townhouse or house. Contact your agent who can send you some options from the MLS. There are a lot of options out there to fit a variety of needs. Good Luck! ... more
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