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Rental Basics in Philadelphia County : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Nov 28, 2017
Jodi.papanier asked:
Hello, I am a realtor with Berkshire Hathaway in Philadelphia. I just recently listed a rental through the MLS which typically and automatically goes to Trulia. There is a very old photo…
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Fri Sep 1, 2017
Wendy asked:
We signed a rental lease only to discover the owner doesn't have Philadelphia's required certificate of rental suitability or a current license to rent out the house to non-family members.…
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Sun Aug 27, 2017
Tom Pomager asked:
There is no reason for this. He is a good tenant. No Problem for 60 Years. He is Elderly, Upset,
Physical Problems and shaking from this Letter. What can be done?
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Mon Jun 26, 2017
Tct.hoang asked:
When we put in an application in June for a July 1st move in. We had to give an application fee of $95 and a security deposit of one month's rent. We have two dogs, which was stated…
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Tue Jun 13, 2017
Sebastian Guzman answered:
Try validating the address with apartment numbers on this site. For instance, if one apartment is 2A, try changing the letter and then the number to see how many floors and apartments per floor, and whether there are apartments on the 1st floor. ... more
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Wed Apr 26, 2017
Darah S answered:
I'd be REALLY careful with anyone ever asking for you to send money. These people are usually scammers. If they will not meet with you to show the property, it's definitely hokey pokey. There is some great information here about what to look for with scams. Never send money or wire money, and never listen to people who claim they will "send" keys. You can also tell a lot by the grammar, punctuation and presentation of the ad. ... more
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Mon Mar 6, 2017 asked:
I live in a large house that was split into three rental properties. Basement was turned into a 1 bed 1 bathroom. The main floor was converted into a 2 bed, 1 bathroom. Then 3rd and final…
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Fri Mar 3, 2017
Nick J asked:
Hello, I recently added a new room for rent and uploaded quite a few pictures of the room and home. There is only one picture showing when I "View My Listing" and it is of the…
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Mon Jan 30, 2017
Minayoun asked:
Wed Oct 19, 2016
Diana Passinke asked:

I am looking for a room to rent from January 1st for 6 months. I would be able to pay 1/2 of the overall rent upfront.

Kind regards
Diana Passinke
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Mon Aug 29, 2016
Seanconnors111 asked:
Mon Aug 1, 2016
Daphne83.dw answered:
Daphne - possible renter. I was keeping in contact with Jessica weeman & i sent her the money and I haven't heard from her since. She sent me the information for trulia and it said to put the money on a one vanilla prepaid card. The payment went through and I haven't heard from her since ... more
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Thu Jul 14, 2016
Mandy Huckabee answered:
I just got the same offer from someone. Saying they are out of state but could set me up with a trulia representative to view the property and sign the lease. When I got the mail from "" its telling me to send $500 that will be left on hold... I'm not sending any money without viewing the property first. People have lost their minds. ... more
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Tue Jun 7, 2016
Julian Lazare asked:
So my roommate and I had a falling out. Haven't talked in 3 months. I found a new place that I can move into by July 1st. My current lease is up July 31st, and is already paid for. I just…
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Thu Mar 24, 2016
Dwayne Robinson answered:
I would suggest to seek credit counseling. Their are numerous non-profit agencies that can help.
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