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Abhijeet Sin…, Renter in 07304
Abhijeet Sinha asked:
Hi, is it possible to get a house on rent in Jersey City, NJ in a week's time after reaching the US? Will apply for SSN after reaching the US.? I am coming to the US for the first time and can apply for SSN only after reaching there. Can I get a house on rent within 1st week in US? I have got answer as NO from two leasing agents…
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 14, 2016 Rental Basics in Jersey City
Kirsten Priz…, Real Estate Pro in Naples, FL
Kirsten Prizzi 239-248-1667 answered:
Is it common practice for a realtor to ask for a security deposit (1.5 months rent) when submitting an application (prior to being approved)?
That's the first time in my entire real estate career that i heard such thing. Please get it in writing. Also make sure to whom you make the check out. If this is legit the realtor prob ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 27, 2015 Rental Basics in Jersey City
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
I'm a currently a college student and looking to move out of my parents house pretty soon. I've been searching a few websites and this so

don't be fooled by lovely photos of an apartment posted online - the scammers use real listings and hijack (cut and paste) the photos to create their fake jus ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 3, 2014 Rental Basics in Jersey City
Joan Congilo…, Real Estate Pro in Freehold, NJ
Joan Congilose answered:
My boyfriend and I are looking to move to a rental apartment in mid- to late-August. Is late June too early to start contacting properties?
A 2 month window is a normal time to start looking for a place. You can prepare by getting a recent credit report for both of you which you will need, checking out neighborhoods & find ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 26, 2012 Rental Basics in 07302
Wayne Odenbr…, Real Estate Pro in Mountain Lakes, NJ
Wayne Odenbrett answered:
What are some tips for renters before signing a lease?
This is simple. Read the "Truth in Renting" booklet published by the State of NJ.
Find it at:
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 6, 2012 Rental Basics in Jersey City
Walter Burns, Real Estate Pro in Hoboken, NJ
Walter Burns answered:
I rent a condo in JC

I recommend contacting the Jersey City Landlord Tenant office. They should be able to tell you the next steps you can take and what legal recourse you have.

Division of Te ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 28, 2009 Rental Basics in Jersey City
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