I have been in my apt for 4 years, my lease is up in 4 years, when should I start looking to rent a house? A month before? Now? Help!

Asked by lyntg2010, San Antonio, TX Thu Jun 27, 2013

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Michael John…, Agent, Converse, TX
Sun Jul 7, 2013
I reccomend that you contact a realtor and begin searching for a new rental home at least 30 days prior to the lease at your current rental apartment expires. There is a high demand for rental homes now, therefore if you find a home you are interested in, acting quickly will be beneficial.

I specialized in assisting families on the northeast side of San Antonio in finding rental homes that best suit the needs of the family. I will be happy to assist you as well.

Michael Johnson
Mission Real Estate Group
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Jason Campbe…, Agent, San Antonio, TX
Thu Jun 27, 2013
Not a bad time to get started on the process. I would begin with the loan pre-approval process. Just in case there are any issues that need fixing, you can get on them right now while you have the time and you are not in any type of rush.

go here: http://www.dhimortgage.com/Kasey-Hampton - quick, easy, and free! She will give you a lower rate than anyone in Texas.. you can thank me for that one later.

In the mean time, I can send you a solid list of all the homes that fit what you are looking for in the area you would like to focus on. You can get a good feel for what areas you like in your price range, and have a working list ready to go for a month or month in a half before you need to move.

I do this all the time... so coordinating the move from the apartment to the home and getting the timing just right is easy as pie!

Shoot me a text, send me an e-mail, or go old school and give me a call... I'll walk you through it step by step.. It will be fun! :)

Jason C Campbell
Platinum Top 50 Finalist
Option One Real Estate
web: http://www.SAHomeExpert.com
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Jason was my agent, and he was amazing! You should call him. Highly recommend him and his wife! - Shell
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Lupe Moreno, Agent, San Antonio, TX
Sun Jul 7, 2013
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Lupe Moreno, BBA, MA
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Melissa Wigg…, Agent, San Antonio, TX
Thu Jun 27, 2013
If your lease is up in 4 months you could start looking online now. Keep in mind many rentals in popular areas will be rented fast, so a house you find now may not be available in 4 months. Start looking now and you may be able to secure a rental before your lease is up.

If you are interested in buying a home I definitely recommend getting the process started now. You don't know how long it will take for you to find your dream home.
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Jesus Soto, Agent, San Antonio, TX
Thu Jun 27, 2013
I think you meant to say 4 months, correct?

Call me: 2108436053

Jesus Soto, Real Estate Broker
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Carlos Verdu…, , San Antonio, TX
Thu Jun 27, 2013
Have you thought about purchasing a house? PNC Mortgage, a division of PNC Bank is one of the largest banks in the nation. We offer just about every loan product available in the market and we have an office in San Antonio. If you would like to discuss your options, and find out how much you may prequalify for, please call me at 210-325-7631 mobile. A link to my website is listed below
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Yes, I have thought of purchasing a home but my credit is not that great Im assuming I need to work on that before I appy for a home loan, etc
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Don Groff, Agent, Austin, TX
Thu Jun 27, 2013
I'll assume you mean your lease is up in 4 months and not 4 years. You probably want to find an agent now to work with and even have them set up searches for you now so that you are seeing what is available.

You may even see some properties that will not be available for a couple of months so if you are set up now you may find something you can lock in in a month or so as you get closer. You will want to get serious at the 45 day mark before your current lease ends.

Hope this helps.

Don Groff | REALTOR® & Mortgage Broker
Austin Real Estate Pros & 360 Lending Group
o 512.669.5599 | m 512.633.4157 | listings@dongroff.com
websites: http://www.AustinListed.com | http://www.360LendingGroup.com
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Michael Cheng, Agent, San Jose, CA
Thu Jun 27, 2013
If your lease is up in 4 years, then you've got plenty of time left and don't need to look anytime soon.
Web Reference:  http://www.archershomes.com
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