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Rentals in Hayward : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Aug 23, 2016
Thuhanguyen0594 answered:
Tue Feb 17, 2015
Galia Taneva answered:
If the rental is on MLS you will get paid the amount offered by the listing agent. If you are helping a renter to rent from an apartment community or private owner - the renter will need to pay you. ... more
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Wed Nov 26, 2014
Martin Mayfield asked:
Mon Oct 13, 2014
Sam Shueh answered:
Is it month-to-month or annual renewal type? For the former one landlord can but must give notice so many days in advance. Also the rental increase % amount needs to be within local municipality housing guide lines.

When in doubt check the city housing websites.
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Thu Oct 9, 2014
Ernie Behrle answered:
Hello Sabrina... for an answer as specific as you are requesting, I would strongly suggest you contact the listing firm directly. This is a nationwide forum so to speak and the chances of someone on here knowing of and being able to respond accurately from this locale is pretty slim. If this is a listed property and you found it here on Trulia, choose one of the 3 agenrs that came up along side it ot if not a Trulia listing, search this property address online and contact the person who come up . I know this isn't what you were probably hoping for buy I'm trying to help you save time instead of waiting for the right person to answer. If you found this answer to be of help, kindly give me a thumbs up or click on the best answer button. GOOD LUCK!! ... more
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Thu Jun 5, 2014
Cindy Davis answered:
This i a really general question and hard to answer. Why not start calling some rental ads or search online for rentals? Craigslist always has a good rental inventory.
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Sun Mar 9, 2014
The Medford Team answered:
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Pacita Dimacali answered:
Checked this…it was advertised for rental for $1500, but it is already leased as of Nov, 13

The owner and agent is Lauren Kraus at 925 935 7100, and she doesn't live in Alabama.

Call her and confirm
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Wed Oct 23, 2013
John Morra answered:
It depends not only on the score, but whats noted on your credit reports. The FICO score is only part of the equation. It also depends on the property management for any complex.
Property management will look at credit history, job history, proper references, etc.

Go find a complex and submit an application!

You may want to review your credit reports for any inaccuracy.

AND I agree with the other poster on this site. The money you put down for a rental( first and last and deposit), may very well be a good downpayment on a property you will own rather than rent.
But be aware, not all condos are FHA acceptable.
contact a mortgage broker to find out more!
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Sun Sep 8, 2013
Kim Benedict answered:
It can be a hard find yet it could be easy too... just depends on what your looking for and what fits your needs. Just because there are limited supply don't be put off, go out knowing what you want be flexible with an open mindset (carpets ugly- use an area rug, hate the cabinets-its only a rental, someday you will move and find the place you fully love or can remodel it to make it your own...get the idea = ) and be ready to move when you do find something that can work for all of you. At least you have several areas that can work for you and thats says you are open to possibilities and that all works in your favor!

Keep your eyes open and move on properties as they come you way. Ask your agent to put you all on the MLS email list , so when a new property comes on the market -no matter if your renting or buying- you get the email as they happen 24/7 and helps the chances of you being there well before others even know it exists!

Good luck and hope this helps!!

Kim
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Sun Sep 8, 2013
Kim Benedict answered:
If I was you and best advise I can give you... Call around to a few Real Estate agents and see what they have on MLS or in house listings. Tell them your situation on credit, write a short note on why it is that way and what happened that put you in the credit bind.

It don't matter if you've never rented before, its about if you can pay the rent - figure for each months rent you need to make 3x's that amount to keep you and the landlord comfortable that you can pay all your bills- your job history, and credit is the biggest one. Take a few minutes write a quick synopsis of what happened and how you are both fixing it or making it better and go from there.

Craigs list works to yet sometimes you can get scammed and have ot be really careful when handing over money to anyone from craigs list.

Good luck!
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Thu Jul 11, 2013
The Medford Team answered:
As Dawn stated, this is a tough question for Realtors – while we’d love to be able to give you our opinion, we can’t. Overall, Realtors are prohibited by law from telling you whether or not any specific neighborhood is safe. It’s called “steering” and we are prohibited by our code of ethics and federal law from providing such information. Here are a couple posts that explain more:

NO STEERING ALLOWED: 3 Important Facts To Know As A Buyer
http://www.trulia.com/blog/carl_medford/2010/03/no_steering_allowed_3_important_facts_to_know_as_a_buyer

Don’t Get ‘Steered’ in the Wrong Direction
http://sanleandrotimes.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3462:dont-get-steered-in-the-wrong-direction-&catid=7:examples&Itemid=121

However, we CAN tell you where to go to get information. In your case, for crime statistics, go to the following sites:

http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/ca/fremont/crime/
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/ca/union-city/crime/
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/ca/hayward/crime/
https://www.crimereports.com
http://www.spotcrime.com
http://www.nixle.com/
http://www.everyblock.com/
http://www.localcrimenews.com
http://www.mylocalcrime.com
http://www.crimemapping.com
http://www.meganslaw.ca.gov
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Wed Jun 19, 2013
John Juarez answered:
Where did you see the ad for this house? Was it on-line? Was it Trulia.com or Craigslist or what? There are many, many rental scams on the internet. The chief sign of a scam is a posted rent that is just plain too low for the property. In fact, that is what draws in the victims. They send money, provide personal data and expect to get a very sweet deal in return. All they are really buying in many cases is a foolish story from the “landlord” and a bitter experience of loss. ... more
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Fri Jun 14, 2013
Pacita Dimacali answered:
If you find listings like the one you posted, and it sounds too good to be true --- it is!

By all means, DON'T respond to the person who posted this listing. Don't provide your personal information. Even better, flag this listing as a possible scam.

Your best bet is to contact property management companies serving this area, and ask a rental agent to assist you.

Google property management companies in this area, and find at least a couple you can interview.

Be careful out there!
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Fri Jan 4, 2013
Jesse Crum answered:
If you change your mind and decide to sell your home let me know, I have a list of qualified buyers who would be interested
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Fri Aug 24, 2012
Dawn Rivera answered:
Hi Chastity, the KB homes are still being built and i doubt that anyone just buying a home will be renting it out.... but I believe there are some apts. for rent in the front of the complex. you could go check with the sales office there and ask if any are for rent....Dawn ... more
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Tue Jul 10, 2012
Kim Glass answered:
Hi Badri2830,

I ran a search on Trulia’s Rentals with your specified requirements (2 bed, 2 bath, w/d in unit). Here is a link to that search with listings we currently have on Trulia:
http://www.trulia.com/for_rent/Hayward,CA/2p_beds/2p_baths/x_map/wd_amenities#for_rent/Hayward,CA/2p_beds/2p_baths/0-1600_price/x_map/wd_amenities

Remember, you can always run these types of searches using “More search options” in our Rent tab.

Hope this helps!
-Kim, Community Manager
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Tue Oct 26, 2010
Dawn Rivera answered:
Hi Jose, we do property rentals in my office and sometimes use craIgslist.com to see what rents are in a given city, or area.......Dawn
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