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Rental Basics in San Joaquin County : Real Estate Advice

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Thu May 4, 2017
Charlinemmoore asked:
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Wed Nov 30, 2016
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Wed May 25, 2016
Sherri Lara asked:
I found out yesterday that my credit score is low due to an error in reporting. This will be fixed, but not for 30-60 days. I am trying to find a 3 bedroom home near Manteca or Tracy to…
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Sun May 4, 2014
Adriana Orlando answered:
If you paid a deposit and the landlord decided to keep it after changing your mind within a short time frame of signing an application or lease, you may be entitled to that sum returned. It will depends on what you actually gave and signed off on. Nonetheless, check with your local housing authority for proper guidance or legal advise. They may be able to contact the landlord on your behalf to demand a refund if warranted. Otherwise, your only other resolution is a small claims action against the landlord for the deposit, The decision with likely weigh on whether you signed anything that indicated that the fee was non-refundable or not. If you did not sign anything indicating a no-refund policy then, as I see it , the landlord would have to prove to the judge that he/she suffered damages as a result of you cancelling your commitment. If it was truly only a few days since cancelling, you may have a case to receive your deposit back. Good luck ... more
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Wed Apr 30, 2014
Cindy Davis answered:
I agree with Ashley. It comes down to what was written. Many cities have organizations for landlord-tenant situations. You might want to google this issue in your city and make some calls.

Good luck.
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Tue Jan 14, 2014
Randy Elliott answered:
Yes Lexi, that credit score would be acceptable to most rental agencies and/or decision makers that you would be applying to.

There are more issues than just your credit score though that a potential landlord or rental agency would use to determine your status of qualification.

Omar is correct in that you could also qualify to purchase a home instead of renting. Feel free to call a reputable lender to see if you could get a pre-approval for a home mortgage.

I'll be happy to recommend a couple to you if you don't know of any.

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Tue Jan 7, 2014
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Thank you for the "best answer"!

I am glad you found it helpful.

Best wishes with your studies and future............let us know how things work out.


once you get a credit card - use it prudently!
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Thu Sep 27, 2012
John Arendsen answered:
If it were me I'd find out if the PM is the licensee and file a complaint. If she's not find out who her broker is and tell them that you intend to file a complaint if your deposit is not refunded. But I certainly wouldn't go to the expense of hiring an attorney for a matter that will cost you several times more than your deposit. ... more
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Mon Jun 11, 2012
Alvena Maryam Safar answered:
Hi there... I do actually know someone looking for a renter to begin by July 1st in Modesto. It is a 3 bedroom with an additional huge loft. It is part of a community that also has 2 private pools. Great home :) He is willing to take section 8.. I am not sure of the actual price though to be honest. I can ask his property manager. Please call or email me with the info below and i'll get you the property manager's information. Thank you !

Alvena Maryam Safar | Broker | CalPrime Realty
Office (209) 622-0769 | Mobile (209) 612-8109| eFax (866) 458-0798|
3430 Tully Rd. Unit # 57 Modesto, CA 95350 | DRE# 01509140 |
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Thu May 17, 2012
Michael Cheng answered:
Are you looking for a rental?
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Thu Mar 15, 2012
Don Tepper answered:
Beyond the answers already--that each landlord or management company has its own documentation--I'd hope that applicants wouldn't just go around filling out multiple applications.
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Wed Sep 21, 2011
Ron Thomas answered:
Who, exactly, is going to require them to do that?

If you owned a rental, and someone told you how much you could charge, and who you could rent to, what would you do?

Naturally, it is possible to write a lease any way you want; what does your lease say? ... more
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Thu May 13, 2010
Randy Elliott answered:
Here is a link to some of the property management companies in Stockton...

I hope that helps.

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Wed Jul 1, 2009
Sj209 answered:
Call Farris Baker. He can help steer you in the right direction.
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Wed Jan 7, 2009
David Kendall answered:
Try checking on - as well as following Tyler's advice to check in the local paper. Also look on to see what other local landlords are asking for rent. ... more
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Tue Dec 16, 2008
Laarni G. Omingo answered:
You can go to small claims court if the contract says that he is responsible to pay for the 12 month's rent. good Luck!
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