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For Rent in Plano : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Nov 14, 2017
Maurcena Wakefield answered:
it is so hard to find a realtor that takes section 8
but most apartment are section 8
I live in new York
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Wed Oct 18, 2017
Frank S. answered:
Hello Kim, do you have two years employment in the same field and have been back on the job for the last 6 months? If so, you may qualify to buy with FHA financing.

You may qualify for FHA 3.5% down from a minimum 580 fico score and 3% down from a minimum 620 fico score. If your scores are lower you may consider 10% down FHA with scores between 500-579.

You should study RENT vs BUY listings to compare payments and qualifications. Some rentals may turn you away to the next renter but purchase can not discriminate by law.

If you figure out what cities, zip codes you are considering, minimum number of bedrooms and the maximum payment you are looking to afford, I can see what options you have available to email to you.
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Mon Sep 18, 2017
Prestonpark answered:
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Tue Aug 1, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
In this life you can sue anyone for anything.
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Tue Mar 21, 2017
Kari Paddock answered:
Isabelle: There are very reputable RENT TO OWN programs available, with a huge inventory of homes to choose from. It's a great path to home ownership. Our brokerage loves to work with them.

Did you know, as a buyer, you are, in most cases, entitled to all professional services from a REALTOR at no commission charge.

PS: An agent requests a "Buyers Representation Agreement" to establish that he or she is working on your behalf. The form was designed, in part, to identify your agent's involvement to the seller and their broker when you choose a home to purchase.

Let me know if I can help.

Kari Paddock
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Sun Sep 28, 2014
Phillip Madison answered:
It is definitely possible, you will just have to locate a complex that allows 6 month leases.
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Tue Aug 26, 2014
Amy Arey answered:
Other than for your emotional and financial well-being, at the very least....hire a Realtor for your SAFETY. There are scams all over the place when looking for homes. I just read one yesterday in which a buyer would post on craigslist an ad on subletting his condo and was just convicted of 2 separate rapes from the ad alone.

A Realtor generally knows what to watch out for and what looks a little shady. (As the saying goes ....when you see something that seems too good to be true, it generally is). People who have homes listed in MLS are (for the most part) serious sellers...not someone waiting to murder you or take your money.

-Amy S. Arey, Realtor
Halo Group Realty, LLC
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Thu Aug 7, 2014
Phillip Madison answered:
Homes that accept section 8 housing are hard to come by - I would suggest calling a specialist in apartment/rental locating.
Best of luck
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Mon Jun 23, 2014
Kevon T. Johnson answered:
moving to texas the 1st of sept.2014 looking for a house or townhome to lease , i have a housing voucher ,this place would be for me and my son, my family also lives in richardson tx would like to be close to them,thanks,tanyika coleman ... more
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Susie Kay answered:
Welcome to Texas!

Plano is a wonderful place to live with lots of good schools. You'll love it here. I would suggest spending some time driving around Plano and get to know the area before deciding where to live. What is your budget for rental? Is there any specific school that you'd like your children attend? Leasing is a hot market here especially for homes that are nice and ready to move in. So if you see a home that you like be prepared to submit an application and don't wait.

Susie Kay, RealtorĀ®
United Real Estate
III Lincoln Centre, 5430 LBJ Freeway #280
Dallas, TX 78240

Servicing your real estate need is my priority!
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Mon Feb 10, 2014
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Thu Dec 26, 2013
Celia Chang answered:
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Thu Dec 26, 2013
ryateslenders answered:
Yes it is definitely possible to rent a home with bad credit, self employed etc. the majority of people renting in an area like North Dallas have issues that prevent them from buying a home. Landlords are more willing to work with you here than say in New York where everyone rents. I do know of some lenders that work with low credit scores down to a 580 if you would like a referral email me or visit our website. ... more
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Tue Dec 10, 2013
SP Marshall answered:
Hello....I work for a legal consumer firm that helps to resolve those type of credit issues. Please give me a call to see if I may be able to help...that is if your actually looking to get the situation rectified.

Sergio Marshall
972-231-0452 ext 109
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Sun Dec 1, 2013
Kenneth "Kenny" Bebensee answered:
If your looking for a house to lease. Pick any 1 Realtor to help you get real and available listings.
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Thu Oct 24, 2013
Tom answered:
Very simple. Check the inventory at
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Tue Sep 17, 2013
Melissa Hailey answered:
Depending on what the issue is, you could likely have a problem at many locations. Most homes for lease that use a property management company are going to be reviewing not only your credit report but also run a full background check for prospective tenants. You may consider writing a cover letter for any lease application that you send, explaining the situation - but there is no guarantee that the landlord will consider it.

Good luck! I hope that you find something that works for you.

Melissa Hailey - North Texas Top Team, Realtors
Coldwell Banker Jane Henry Realtors
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Thu Aug 22, 2013
John Hamidi answered:

What she is looking to Rent or Buy a house or Apartment
please have her contact me at

John Hamidi
Keller Williams Realty
3600 preston Rd ste 100
Plano TX 75093
Bus: 469-252-4661

perhaps I can help her
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