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Rental Basics in Arlington : Real Estate Advice

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Daisy Brumby, Home Buyer in Woodbridge, VA
Thu Nov 3, 2016
Daisy Brumby asked:
Are any of the apartment buildings in Arlington family-friendly?
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Paschalnash61, Home Buyer in Fredericksburg, VA
Tue May 24, 2016
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Flavia G., Renter in Arlington, VA
Wed May 20, 2015
Flavia G. asked:
Hello, I'm moving to Washington D.C for work in July 1st.
I am hoping to find in Arlington VA a short term rental, or a 6 months lease to live while the search for a permanent rental or…
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Claire Booyj…, Home Buyer in Mishawaka, IN
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Claire Booyjzsen Noble asked:
i.e. I see how you can sort, and export the home for sale, but there doesn't seem to be any way to do that for the rental properties. I have saved a lot of rentals and need to be able…
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Adrienne Cic…,  in Arlington, VA
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Adrienne Cicero answered:
I agree with everyone else, definitely contact Trulia's customer service and they should be able to help you out right away.

-Adrienne
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Rick Gersten ,  in Washington, DC
Mon Feb 3, 2014
Rick Gersten answered:
you do not need to pay more than once. , There are firms that manage and charge for the renewal. Some apartment locator firms only find you a qualified renter, and don't manage, They do all the paperwork, and before they do, give you the information to make a good decision about the renter they bring to you. Then they go away or recommend one or two management firms for you to have choices. when a management firm finds you a renter, they manage the property and actually, in some ways hope the renter leaves so they can re rent it for another fee. ... more
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SaiW, Home Owner in 22182
Fri Nov 22, 2013
SaiW answered:
Just an FYI, in addition to using an agent, you should post your own ads online to other free sites such as craigslist / zillows / etc.

Sometimes, your agent only post the condo on NMLS and it won't show up on all other search. ... more
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Thomas Moser, Real Estate Pro in East Northport, NY
Mon Jul 15, 2013
Thomas Moser answered:
Make sure that your property manager is active and visits the property regularly. Some property managers are very passive and try to manage the property from behind a desk.
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Delaine Camp…, Real Estate Pro in Alexandria, VA
Fri Apr 16, 2010
Delaine Campbell answered:
Applications are normally run for credit using the 3 major credit companies: TransUnion, Experian, and Equifax. A company can get a combined report or sometimes they just run one. A decision to rent is then normally made by the owner, property management company, or both. The information is presented to the "decision maker" and it's not just based on that but also on references, job history, employment, etc.
That is "in general" and is the rule of thumb.
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Robin Silver…, Real Estate Pro in Garden City, NY
Thu Apr 15, 2010
Robin Silverberg answered:
This will depend on who you rent from. If it is through a realtor or managing agent, they most likely have an contract with a provider of tri-merged scores.
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