Is it ok to try and negotiate moving date or price when renting?

Asked by Paola Rios Schaaf, Cambridge, MA Tue May 29, 2012

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Heath Coker, Agent, Falmouth, MA
Sat Jun 2, 2012
You can always ask.
Asking will sometimes open up the owner or the agent to letting you know more than they normally would.
If they wil not negotiate, they may not want you as a tenant, or they may just not be in the habit of doing that.

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Lilia Gouari…, Agent, Cambridge, MA
Wed May 30, 2012
Dear Paola, the price is very rarely negotiable. There is no need for the LL to compromise. The inventory is low, so the answer on your lower offer will be NO. Guaranteed. Unless there is a reason to negotiate. Please call me for a specific question and I'll get you an answer. There are too many people who want to live in Cambridge and not enough inventory. Lilia, 617-901-7413.
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