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Rental Basics in Pima County : Real Estate Advice

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Karen Peyton, Real Estate Pro in Chandler, AZ
Thu Apr 14, 2016
Karen Peyton answered:
Trulia is not a real estate company so there are no applications to fill out. If you have been emailed an application, make sure it's from a reputable company and if you have questions, contact them for answers. ... more
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Marlene Grif…, Real Estate Pro in Tucson, AZ
Fri Mar 6, 2015
Marlene Griffin answered:
I know a terrific property manager who can probably help you. Her name is Amy and her email address is
Good luck,
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Marsee Wilhe…, Real Estate Pro in Tucson, AZ
Fri Oct 10, 2014
Marsee Wilhems Team #1 answered:
I'm not sure you found your answer but it really varies. But many charge 10% of the monthly rental rate.
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Lisa Markham, Real Estate Pro in Tucson, AZ
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Lisa Markham answered:
Hi Brittany,

How long ago was the eviction? How much do you owe for the eviction? Can you afford to make payments? If so, have you called to set up a payment arrangements?

I'm more than happy to look at your credit report and see if there is any way I can help you improve your scores.


Lisa Markham
Envoy Mortgage, Ltd.
NMLS# 947738 / AZ# 0921717
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Herbert J Cl…, Home Buyer in Tucson, AZ
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Herbert J Clarke answered:
Hi Terry, we are looking to buy a house, but we are not interested in a ranch style house, we interested in a two story house. We will be coming to Tucson to visit my brothers in late May or early June. If you have new homes to show us we would appreciate that. But I must tell you that I cannot have carpeting in the house because of my allergies, also we don't want linoleum under any circumstances. So it must be tiling or wood flooring, but we both prefer tiling if possible.

My address is: 1511 Brightwater Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. 11235

Telephone is: 718513-3709
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Amber Aros, Real Estate Pro in Tucson, AZ
Fri Sep 20, 2013
Amber Aros answered:
Management agreements can be cancelled with a 30-day written notice, with or without cause, based on Arizona law.
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Ric Mills, Real Estate Pro in Oro Valley, AZ
Thu Sep 19, 2013
Ric Mills answered:
I would advise you going to a Realtor or better yet a Realtor that is a property manager. You can also look in the MLS for your area and see what the comps are. Good luck.
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Ric Mills, Real Estate Pro in Oro Valley, AZ
Tue Aug 27, 2013
Ric Mills answered:
Francis, my office is in Central Tucson and that is a good share of my business. The inventory is not great but there are always new houses going on the market every day. Let me know what you are looking for and I will set up a free search for you. 520-548-8940. I and my Team hope to hear from you soon. ... more
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Kat Tyree, Real Estate Pro in Tucson, AZ
Mon Aug 26, 2013
Kat Tyree answered:
The answer depends on your agreement with the agent of your preference. Most busy agents can't invest the time to show you multiple rentals, since the referral fee paid to them is very low and doesn't even pay for gas. If you have a separate agreement with your agent to compensate them, they could give you more personalized service. In the absence of that, contacting each listing agent on the rental may be your best bet.

Kat Tyree, Associate Broker
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Kat Tyree, Real Estate Pro in Tucson, AZ
Mon Aug 26, 2013
Kat Tyree answered:
The best tip is the same as when signing any contract, since a lease is a contract between landlord and tenant. Read it carefully and be sure you have a complete understanding. If you can't understand it clearly by reading it, ask questions. If it still isn't clear, perhaps a clarification should be added so there are no future issues should a question arise on an important item such as ending your lease.

In Arizona, landlords are also required to provide a walk through form to give the tenant an opportunity to list any items room by room that are not in good repair on move in. Both parties sign agreement, so repair of pre-existing damage doesn't come up when it is time to get your deposit returned.

Kat Tyree, Associate Broker
Tierra Antigua Realty
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Gerry Reisig, Real Estate Pro in Tucson, AZ
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Gerry Reisig answered:
Call Me Russ Lyon Sotheby's 520-742-1335
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Mike Bishop, Real Estate Pro in Tucson, AZ
Wed Mar 21, 2012
Mike Bishop answered:
Yes Mr Mcgowen is wrong, wrong, wrong. Tenants have rights, even in forclosure. The problem is rights are expensive to enforce in any venue. The landlord also has rights. Even if the property is in forclosure, you are still obligated under the terms of most leases to pay your rent. Your best bet is to go to the county recorder, look up your address and see what is recorded. If forclosure is started, your property will be notified by certified mail and by notice on the door, and by recording at the county recorder. This info can be found on their website for a small fee.. Even if the property is in forclosure, the owner may be working on any number of things to resolve that would create no damage to you. The worst thing you can do is walk away from your lease because of speculation. ... more
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Monica Yrigo…, Real Estate Pro in Vail, AZ
Wed Mar 7, 2012
Monica Yrigoyen answered:
You need to be sure there is not a trustee date. If there is, you may not be aware if the Landlord is not telling you. Check with the County records to be sure there is not a trustee date on the home. You may want to get more advise from a Real Estate Lawyer about your Tenant rights. When you are ready to Buy, let me know, I work with agents all over the United States.

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Bott Timothy, Real Estate Pro in Marana, AZ
Mon May 17, 2010
Bott Timothy answered:
This is not normal!!! I work with a lot of Management companies and I have never heard of the buyer paying the broker's fee. Can you pay the broker's fee? Yes. Anything is possible as long as it is mutually agreed upon. If you really want this rental then I would ask for the management agreement between the broker and the Landlord to see if it stipulates in that agreement that the buyer is to pay the broker's fee. How did you find the rental did they disclose to you that the broker's fee is to be paid for by the renter?

A rental agreement is also negotiable, just like if you were buying a home. In my opinion the rental market is being hit by the economy so making a offer to rent is not out of the question. An offer to rent might be something like saying that you will pay rent but not the broker's fee. See what the landlord says it is worth a shot. The worst they could say is no and you are right back where you started - paying the broker's fee.

My true advice is try buying a home instead of rent - if you can. The price of homes are low and interest rates are low. Matter of fact one of my lenders today said that the 10 yr fixed rate is 3.875%. But you know your circumstances best.

I would love to answer any more questions that you might have or provide my services.

Timothy Bott
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Denise McCre…, Real Estate Pro in Tucson, AZ
Wed May 27, 2009
Denise McCreary answered:
Tierra Antigua does not do Property Management but the company that I highly recommend is Greg Horkey with Acacia Partners 298-6600

Denise McCreary
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