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Rentals in Manchester : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Dec 25, 2013
Scott Godzyk answered:
There is a large amount of scams posted as rentals. First thing if the price looks too good to be true, it probably is. Never rent homes sight unseen, never wire or mail money. 99.9% of real owners are not over seas and none will rent at a discount so you take better care of the home. You can easily see who the owner is by looking at the tax card at the assessors office. If someone is showing you the home, ask for an ID and make sure it is indeed the owner. ... more
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Fri Aug 16, 2013
Scott Godzyk answered:
As with any school district with a large amount of schools, you will find different conditions in different schools. You have center city schools which do face challenges the suburban Manchester schools do not face. We find many buyers who choose the neighborhoods they want to live in by the school their kids will attend. There are some very good schools here in Manchester. I volunteer when i can and get first hand accounts of what is going on. I voice my opinion often when needed and have found the principal of our neighborhood elementary and middle school to be VERY accomodating. The School committee member in my ward has stood up for the kids. There has been many improvements to the education and with a new superintendant of schools coming in, the outlook is even more promising. ... more
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Fri Jul 5, 2013
Scott Godzyk answered:
It depends on the criteria the landlord uses. Some large ones may use the credit report to see your pattern of paying things. They will also look at your income and your expenses to see if you have enough left over to pay your rent. Some landlords care more about getting a reference from you current land lord, seeing that you have a job and checking your references. ... more
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