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Rental Basics in Orange County : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Nov 12, 2017
Jenifer Kynor, TurboTenant answered:
Normally, yes. With my company the tenant must give their consent since it is sensitive information.

The tenant may not know that though, try to reach out and ask to make sure they received the email. Sometimes things like that may go to spam! ... more
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Tue Nov 7, 2017
Watch Us Grow answered:
Someone please help me I've been looking so hard to get a place for my family my husband is the only one that works and his job is a good paying job but the one thing that's stopping us is his background and credit I'm a stay home mom trying to work from home but I need to study home I'm looking for a private landlord that will work with them please understand my situation I hope my search stop all I want is something for my kids to call home ... more
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Tue Jun 7, 2016
Stavros Mitchelides answered:
The state limit on an application fee is $100, no matter what, including for a married couple. See here for what I'm doing about the widespread issue of condo associations ripping consumers off with illegal application fees:
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Mon Mar 28, 2016
Mark LeMenager answered:
Consult the Florida Landlord Tenant Act for your rights. (Google it, you'll find it.)
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Thu Jul 30, 2015
Crmlthomas asked:
Credit score, Deposits, ect
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Mon May 4, 2015
Michael Joseph answered:
Winter Park is the best area around Orlando. I grew up there and went to school there.
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Sat Mar 28, 2015
Amanda Proudmomofthree Davis answered:
Tue Mar 3, 2015
Ramon Morales answered:
Its not that there are breed restrictions by area, necessarily. The issue is that in the state of Florida, most home insurances just simply will not insure a home for a homeowner if there are what's referred to as an "aggressive breed." It is simply due to the fact that, especially in neighborhoods, if your dog gets loose and attacks someone, the financial damage would be more than the insurance company is willing to pay. You MIGHT have some luck if you look out in the rural areas, something with a lot of land, maybe up going towards the Ocala area. Let me know if I can be of any assistance in helping you find something.

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Sun Feb 8, 2015
Ramon Morales answered:
Yes...if a thirty day notice is noted in your lease, then that is what's required. Many property managers prefer to get sixty days, however, having an extensive background in property management, I can tell you that if the lease states 60 days, and you give thirty, legally, as per the courts in the State of Florida, they cannot hold you accountable. Florida law, which of course will supersede the lease, allows for only a 30 day notice, although it is still good form to give sixty, if that's what's required as per the lease. In this case, I would speak with your landlord and see what kind of buyout you can negotiate in order for both of you to walk away satisfied.

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Fri Jan 30, 2015
Jeri Patrick answered:
Read your lease agreement it could state in there that the landlord can raise your rent.
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Fri Jan 23, 2015
Mark LeMenager answered:
Hi Marie, you posted the same thing yesterday and one agent want to know your question. Lot's of people here would like to help, but you actually need to add some details. We've got no idea you mean. ... more
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Sun Oct 12, 2014

I have a question about rental an apartment . I want rent in Orlando. Which formalities and requirements I need to rent an apartment as non resident of US?

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Mon Aug 11, 2014
Lisa Foster answered:
Are you looking for a short term rental or would you like to purchase a short term rental property for an investment?
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Sat Apr 26, 2014
Mark LeMenager answered:
Well there 11 on the MLS' rental section, so it shouldn't be too hard. Contact La Rosa's office on Narcoossee Rd.
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Mon Feb 3, 2014
Jason Fulmer answered:
Good Day, When looking for a realtor and a rental listing, it is wise to start the search 90 days out in order to get a feel of the market rate and what amenities you can acquire at the price you have set. Keep in mind that the property may already be leased and the tenant will require a 45 or 30 day vacate period. This will start before you take possession of the property (in most cases), but you may sign the lease with the owner while they are still in place. I would go ahead and search TRULIA on a daily if not weekly schedule, and sign up for auto posts to you when new rentals hit the market in the zip code that you have specified. Thanks Again for your inquiry, JASON FULMER, PA, CDPE THE JASON FULMER J-KREW at REALTY EXECUTIVES CENTRAL FLORIDA (321)-303-6670
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Fri Jan 24, 2014
Chris Siegfried answered:
Your easiest bet is the apartment route. There are a couple that offer short term furnished rentals in Windermere.
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Thu Jan 16, 2014
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Sun Jan 5, 2014
John Carter answered:
The short answer to your question is yes, not only is it fair but also appropriate to collect an application fee from every applicant. In fact, if the application fee is not paid, then the applicant gets no consideration whatsoever as a potential tenant. As mentioned elsewhere in other responses to your question, the person taking the application, and the application itself should make clear that the application fee is non-refundable. It should be noted that application fees are not some type of windfall profit to the property manager/owner. It costs money to have reliable background checks done and credit reports pulled. These are real costs incurred by the property manager/owner whether or not the applicant is successful in renting the property. If there are background/credit issues that you dispute or would like to put in a more favorable light, you are free to explain to the property owner or his/her agent. I am sorry you were not selected for the rental , but from the facts you have laid out, the realtor did nothing wrong in refusing to refund your application fee. ... more
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