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Rental Basics in Roseville : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Apr 11, 2014
Edolstadyoung answered:
How is your credit now? Records that show you have continued to be current in you present bills, will help. Yes also steady employment is important
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Sat Feb 22, 2014
Karen McPhail answered:
Jason is right. If you are looking to rent, you are at the mercy of the landlord or property manager. I'm sure you understand that their interests are to minimize the possibility of having a "problem" tenant in their property.

If you are up front about the reason for the eviction, have a security deposit, and your credit is good, you just need to find the right landlord who will give you a break. I know it can be frustrating, but it's a numbers game, so make face-to-face contact with as many landlords as possible and eventually you will find one who will sympathize.

You didn't mention how much time you have in your current housing situation, but if your credit is good, you may be able to buy, in which case a prior eviction is of no consequence. A reputable lender can spend a few minutes with you to determine if this is an option for you. I have a few I can recommend if you'd like to contact me. Best of luck to you.

Karen McPhail (916) 705-2647
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Mon Feb 17, 2014
Eddie Martini answered:
Have you considered looking into getting approved for a Home Loan? Many new loan programs have come to the market in the past few months that are allowing MANY families whom thought renting was the only option are now in escrow on their OWN HOME!
If you are in need of a Lender referral let me know I have great local contacts to help you navigate this process and get a solid game plan on how to accomplish your goals!

BRE#01324382
530 320 3032
eddie@bhrparkplace.com
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Sat Feb 8, 2014
Jim Walker answered:
It is a little easier to identify a probable scam than to absolutely guarantee that an out of town landlord is legitimate.

A rental ad for a property that has a rental value of $1600, but is advertised for less than half that would surely be a scam. A fraudster may make statements that they are offering an unusually low rent because they had to leave town suddenly, or they want a nice god fearing family to take good care of their home while they are away, or some other made up story. ... more
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Sat Aug 17, 2013
Sharon Thompson Smith answered:
Hi,
I put an add on postlets that also goes out to other sites including trulia. When an interested party send a request for more information and I go to reply to them, my reply doesn't reach them. Can anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong. ... more
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