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Tue Mar 8, 2016
Dan Tabit answered:
Rshim,
We can't tell you if it's safe or not. Certainly owners can have others help them rent out a home, but scammers often pretend that they are also the owners rep and pocket all the deposits they receive.
If there are no licensed professionals involved your risks are higher.
I'm not sure how you can determine who this person is, or who the rightful owner is. I would tread very carefully.
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Tue Mar 3, 2015
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Hello Tom, You should flag any scam postings so they are removed and this sounds like some of them. Many are from out of country scammers.

If you figure out what cities/zip codes you are considering, minimum number of bedrooms and the maximum payment/price you are looking to achieve and you can be emailed listings to fit your search criteria.

Beware of the many rental scams out there these days on all sites. The scams are on all of the rental listing sites except one that us agents/broker use such as mls, multiple listing service. You should not give anyone any funds or personal information without confirming with a licensed agent/broker or management company to find out whom you should be dealing with and the status of any address of interest.

You should study RENT vs BUY options as you may qualify to buy with minimum out of pocket expenses and pay less than rent in many cities. The rentals in 92103 zip code of San Diego start from $925 for 1bd 1ba apartment. The purchase in 92103 zip code of San Diego start from 249k for 1bd 1ba condo. The inventory is quite low currently but new listings come available daily.

Your qualifications will be determined by your credit profile, debt to income ratios, fico scores, loan program and how much you want to invest into the down payment and closing costs. You will also need to be pre-approved to be able to meet an agent to view and submit offers on any homes of your choice.

You may qualify FHA from fico scores between 500-579 with 10% down or minimum 580 fico score may qualify FHA 3.5% down or as low as .5% half percent down payment program. You may consider 3% down conventional from a minimum 620 fico score.

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