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Rental Basics in Collin County : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Mar 1, 2017
S.williams3510 asked:
We're currently looking for a new home, and ones we have come across require 3x rent rule.. Can you help find a 3 bedroom in my area?
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Sun Feb 19, 2017
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Tue Nov 24, 2015
Asher Almas answered:
You can list through a real estate agent and get more exposure for the property.

Asher Almas
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Tue Aug 26, 2014
Bruce Lynn answered:
Probably not, but why not?
That's perhaps one thing that attracted them to the neighborhood and to your house?
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Wed Feb 26, 2014
dmorales09 answered:
We live in the Estates of McKinney, they are nice but have recently started renovating and the price are over $100 more than last year. The community itself is quiet and is in a quiet area, but close enough to market and retail stores. ... more
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Wed Jun 26, 2013
Tommy Burris answered:
You don't need to write the letter now. Your loan officer will help you with that when it comes time to send the loan to underwriting.
You need to be talking to a loan officer.

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Tue Mar 19, 2013
Paul answered:
Hi - I can rent my condo in Plano, texas it is brand new @ Chase Oak Village with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 1634 sqft, HOA/tax/Law mow are all included in rent. Lots of upgrade. Please call me at 2143833192 if you are interested.


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Tue Mar 19, 2013
Paul answered:
Hi Pam - if you need a condo in Plano ( at chase Oak Village) I can rent mine, it is brand new with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, with losts of upgrade. swimming pool and basket ball court are on site. Call me at 214 383 3192 if are interested.


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Sat Jan 26, 2013
Brent Rice answered:
Rent typically includes property taxes, hazard insurance, and any HOA dues. It typically, does not include utilities, landscape maintenance or cleaning expenses. You should also be prepared to provide your own "renter's" insurance to protect all of your possessions.

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Sat Jan 26, 2013
Susie Kay answered:

You may want to post your question in Arlington or Grand Prairie. This question is posted for Plano.

Take care,

Susie Kay, Realtor®
United Real Estate
III Lincoln Centre, 5430 LBJ Freeway #280
Dallas, TX 78240

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Thu Aug 30, 2012
Tenesha Lusk answered:
Liseymae, it is never to early to start looking at neighborhoods. You can actually start looking now since September is right around the corner. Feel free to contact me to look at rental homes in the Collin county area. Put me to work so I can serve your needs and wants in a home. ... more
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Wed Aug 29, 2012
T.E. & Naima Sumner answered:
It's about the correct timing to start your search.

Around mid-September you want to go view some homes. Start now with researching the areas to make sure you like 75067.
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Wed Aug 22, 2012
Christopher Ohlig answered:
I would probably start around the end of September. Since there is such a high demand, homes will only be available for a few days and owners/property managers wont hold them for more than a few weeks. Plus, by that time most kids are back in school and you should have less competition. Best of luck and let me know if you need any help or have any questions. ... more
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Tue Apr 17, 2012
Tarique Malik answered:
Please call me at 469-774-3667 so I can get some more information's from you to get you house that fits to your needs and Budget.
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Fri Feb 11, 2011
Melissa Hailey answered:
I agree that most landlords in our area are sensible people and understand that sometimes bad things happen to good people. If you are honest and upfront with them - you will have a higher success rate with finding a new landlord. You may consider writting a letter of explaination about the situation. You may also be prepared to pay a double deposit, just in case. However each landlord will have their own way of doing things and it will be on a case-by-case situation.

Please know that most landlords in our area are going to run a credit check as well as a background check for everyone over the age of 18 that will be living in the home. They will also want to know about your current finances (to ensure that you make enough to cover the rent and other living expenses). If all goes well, you shouldn't have too much trouble getting a great home in Plano.

As you get closer to the anticipated move date, please feel free to visit our website to learn more about our services. Our team of professionals would love to assist you in your move to Texas (and as a buyer or tenant there is no cost to you for our services).

Have a great weekend!

Melissa Hailey
Coldwell Banker Jane Henry Realtors
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Sun Dec 26, 2010
Mack McCoy answered:
We're not going to be able to adjudicate your problem here, Ballerina. The Board really needs to have a formal set of standards if they're going to play the lease approval game. They also need to ensure that they comply with Fair Housing laws, but that's another story. ... more
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Wed Sep 30, 2009
T.E. & Naima Sumner answered:
Your CPA can advise you better, but basically, no.

You will need to track your expenses and income for the rental property, but nowhere is there a requirement to keep a separate account. If you are holding funds in trust for someone, then you will need a separate account, unless the agreement (typically a lease) states otherwise.

A common mistake is for landlords to spend the security deposit they receive and then when the renter moves out, they try to think up reasons not to return the money. This is a mistake. Keep the deposit in your accounts but do not spend it. You may need it for expenses, and you may need to return it legitimately at the end of the lease.
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