Hi my father and mother and husband want to rent a house but its our first time renting and I want to know how many? and what bills do we have to pay

Asked by lucy2lucy2victor, Dallas, TX Sat Sep 21, 2013

while renting a house?

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T.E. & Naima…, Agent, Dallas, TX
Tue Sep 24, 2013
Typically, you pay to apply to rent the property.
You pay a security deposit upfront if approved and for pets a pet deposit.
Prior to move-in you'll pay the first month's rent or some fraction of it.

While you live there, you'll pay for utilities, like electricity, water, gas; but also any optional services like cable TV, Internet, alarm monitoring, phone etc.
You'll also pay for lawn service, and if there's a pool, pool service.

Some places the owner will pay for some of these items, but typically you'll be on the hook for all of them.

If something breaks, you may be on the hook for all or some of the repair bill. Usually, the owner pays for plumbing, water heater and HVAC repairs, unless they have been abused.

Your security deposit covers any repairs when you move out, but not the final month's rent, plus cleaning to put it into showing condition.
Web Reference:  http://www.SumnerRealty.com
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Kenneth "Ken…, Agent, Dallas, TX
Tue Sep 24, 2013
Just pick any 1 Realtor to get your information and help on find the right house for you in your price range.
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Dixon Wong, Agent, Dallas, TX
Tue Sep 24, 2013
Mostly just utilities which is water, electricity and gas.
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Eboneke Will…, Agent, Dallas, TX
Mon Sep 23, 2013
You probably would have to pay your own utilities but in some cases the owner may pay one or two. Please call Eboneke at 214-621-0170.
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