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Rental Basics in Florida : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Aug 14, 2017
Rczop asked:
Wed Aug 9, 2017
G. G. answered:
Is there a Florida statute that requires the board to approve or deny an application? If they don't respond within a certain amount of time what happens? Is the application automatically approved?
Thank you.
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Mon Aug 7, 2017
Melisa R & Elisa C Associates asked:
Wed Aug 2, 2017
Emcv7104 answered:
Hi my name is Evelyn I have a decent job I've never ever got any convictions until now last year this integrity apartment that I had lived in I had also prior lived in two other properties of theirs for each a full year and paid my rent with no problem the third property that I lived in I moved out 2 months earlier and I had notified them clean the apartment and told them that they could keep mine deposit but I had to move what she stated to me if you can get out in 3 days I won't evict you but the day the weekend that I was moving out she saw she came by rode by and saw me moving out and then I wasn't fully moved out within those 3 days I didn't go past them she served me an eviction notice and tried to take me to court in the process I was filing for bankruptcy not because of that but she made me so mad and she lied to me and I told her honestly what I was doing she served me anyway and try to get it so I put her through bankruptcy what can I do about the situation because no other landlord will rent to me cuz I don't have no reason to lie ... more
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Wed Aug 2, 2017
Amanda answered:
my family ( there's 3of us fiancee 40 Ryan, myself Amanda 37 &our 4yr old son) is in search of a home. Home is key the house we live in was sold very quick and now we re in need of anything with at least 2bdrms!! we would love a long lease and are quiet. ryan works 40plus hrs a wk an makes good money. i would love to talk to you about your rental. yiu can text or call 941 7three5 two587 ... more
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Tue Aug 1, 2017
NH answered:
I'm not a realtor or anything, but trying to relocate to Jacksonville myself and it is very difficult, even when you have a SSN, driver's license, good credit, steady income, own property elsewhere, etc... The landlords here are not flexible at all and I have been looking for a year.
Assuming you have income, it must be 3x rent to even be considered for an apartment.
Your best immediate bet would be to live in an extended stay hotel until you can obtain the things you need to rent, the work permit, license, etc... Hotels don't require the unreasonable application processes. The smaller towns west of Jacksonville will have more affordable mom and pop motels you may be able to rent month to month. Pick up one of the local Clay County and Jax free newspapers and check the classifieds. Also call and ask the cheaper chain motels if they have a weekly or monthly rate, they don't always advertise them. Good luck.
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Thu Jul 27, 2017
Eldajosep5868 asked:
Wed Jul 26, 2017
Amtbg asked:
I have rented this townhouse for 3 years and my current lease ends on October 31st. The landlord told me he'd no longer rent the home and was planning to list it for sale. Due to this,…
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Wed Jul 26, 2017
Arturodelpaso answered:
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Tue Jul 25, 2017
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Wed Jul 12, 2017
Jer-850 asked:
I have been contacting Agents on Trulia for properties that i'm interested in renting. I have not heard back from anyone yet, after several days.
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Sat Jun 24, 2017
Jean Farrell asked:
My adult daughter(age 35) just moved in with me into a my 55 park. (so far, they do not know she is there) I've heard they will throw us out for that. Is there any Florida or federal…
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Mon Jun 12, 2017
Corinne Mast asked:
I am looking for a place that is okay with my 3 dogs...anyone know of any property management companies that help people with animals?
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Sat Jun 10, 2017
Melissa Bajsa answered:
Sean's answer is not correct. You do have to hold a real estate license. The only time a salaried employee/manager comes into play is for on-site mgmt.
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Thu Jun 1, 2017
Faithteasley4331 answered:
I need to find a two bedroom apartment that doesn't take credit in Minneapolis anyone got any ideas
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