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Rentals in 08852 : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Apr 24, 2013
Kenneth Verbeyst answered:
Yes there is demand. You are minutes from much more expensive areas with shortages of rentals. As to ease, speak with your local housing dept to get requirements. I suggest you get inspections done ahead of time to avoid being charged premium fees for rushed inspections.(also to give yourself time to address any issues) Beyond that there are many things either you or your realtor should do in order to rent such as getting an update of market,looking at your property thru prospective tenant's eyes and addressing concerns like old carpets or paint. Take pictures of every room from both directions to document condition prior to move in. Take pictures and record serial numbers of appliances (especially inside pictures showing cleanliness) for your files. There are many other areas to consider such as advertising, lease form,application credit checks and references. If you are already a seasoned landlord its all pretty easy, if not I suggest seeking out an agent with a track record and references. (yes, I do cover Monmouth Junction also) ... more
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Tue Jun 7, 2011
Km answered:
That sounds ridiculous that the landlord would do the repairs after you move in. You would think it would be done ahead of time. Also, they could be BS'ing you. If you sign a lease, make sure that ALL promised repairs are stipulated, as well as, a time frame for them to be completed. Also, I'm not sure how many BR's you have - the 2 BR go for about 1400 for the 1st floor, but anywhere up to 1600 for the 3rd floor. ... more
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