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Wed May 18, 2016
Loretta Shinobu Montgomery answered:
With Section 8 wouldn't you be saving our tax dollars by renting something that is less expensive area?
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Thu Nov 19, 2015
Karen Peyton answered:
Your best bet is to contact an agent in Scottsdale or "google" property management companies in Scottsdale. They will want to know an approximate move in date and your intended term (most leases are for one year) so be prepared with this information when you call.

To find an agent through Trulia, you can use the Agent tab at the top of the page. From there, I'd narrow the search by zip code.

Best of luck!
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Mon Aug 24, 2015
Jvicson answered:
Sorry you couldn't find an answer here to your question. A quick Google search doesn't yield any results. What were you looking to get a hold of them for?
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Thu Jul 30, 2015
Mike answered:
Wed Jul 22, 2015
Linda Carlson answered:
The payment calculator has a generic amount that they use for all properties in a certain price range. The taxes stated in the listing are the actual amount. You can override the 1500 generic amount and insert the actual amount of 645 to get a more accurate calculation. ... more
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Wed Jul 15, 2015
Artccontreras answered:
Hello , I am trying to figure out the HOA Fees for troon north
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Tue Apr 28, 2015
Bianca Bennett answered:
Depends where in Scottsdale? North Scottsdale? Downtown Scottsdale?
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Tue Apr 28, 2015
Bianca Bennett answered:
HOA = Home Owners Associations - which covers different things for the community.
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Tue Apr 28, 2015
Bianca Bennett answered:
were you able to find the right property that fits your needs? Is the HOA fee a problem for you?
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Tue Apr 28, 2015
Bianca Bennett answered:
Are you working with a real estate agent? ask the agent he will be able to provide that info to you
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Wed Apr 15, 2015
Renee Osborne asked:
A 3 bed and 2 bath with a pool preferred. Hoping to find something in Supai Middle school boundaries. Up to $2K. Seem to keep missing any rentals that fit those requests. Open to move…
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Sat Nov 8, 2014
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
Make sure that you are discussing this with your Realtor and that you collect all the information up front.
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Fri Oct 31, 2014
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
This is a popular area and rentals are moving fast!
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Sat May 3, 2014
Camille Swanson answered:
I don't consider those 2 areas you mentioned to be particularly close to each other, especially during rush hour. There is no freeway that really connects those areas as most of our freeways run N/S within the 101 Loop, which both these points are. Thomas Rd, Indian School Rd, Camelback Rd, Lincoln Dr. or Shea Blvd are going to be your best options.

You might consider the Tatum/Shea Area (85028/85254), which is close to the 51 & not a far jog from Downtown Scottsdale, Thomas/64th St area (85251) but maybe consider looking north of Thomas. Also, consider Scottsdale Rd & Shea (85253)- this area is a bit more expensive, but might be the easiest commute between the 2 points, since Shea is a fast moving E/W Rd that connects with both the 51 FWY & Scottsdale Rd. Northern Tempe (85281) might also be an option to take the loop 202 between the 2 points.

Check out my website to search MLS for rentals by zip code at www.camilleswanson.com and be sure to select the "Residential Rental" option for the type of rental. Good luck!

Camille Swanson
Realty Executives- Paradise Valley
camille@camilleswanson.com
602-810-1750
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
James Wehner answered:
The property you inquired about has a monthly HOA assessment of $338, but it also has a monthly land lease of $295. That unit is no longer available.

Here is a link to view other available units in this community:

http://link.flexmls.com/12bpty1h6byt,12

Please let me know if you have any other questions or an interest in viewing any of these properties.

Regards,

James Wehner
West USA Realty
480-323-5462
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
James Wehner answered:
Look for homes, condos, or apartments that are currently occupied, but have tenants moving out just before your move-in date. Pretty much all landlords will not hold a property vacant for someone longer than 30 days. A good place to start would be with some property managers and apartment complexes to see what places they MAY be having available around that date. The issue is, landlords might not know if the tenants will be vacating at the end of their lease yet. Most landlords only require a 1 month notice to not renew the lease.

Best of luck!

James
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Sat Apr 12, 2014
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Hi there!

I myself am a transplant from Detroit. I know how cold the winters are and how humid the summers can be! I love Arizona, been here since September of 1995. The heat can get to you at times BUT the winters are short and not so cold. If you find a place with a pool, then you should e set for the rest of the seasons.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

Best of luck to you!

Lisa Markham
Envoy Mortgage, Ltd.
NMLS# 947738 / AZ# 0921717
520.240.9602
lmarkham@envoymortgage.com
https://lmarkham-envoy.mortgagewebcenter.com
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Thu Apr 3, 2014
Camille Swanson answered:
If you haven't contacted my colleague, James (great agent), I can also help. I worked nearly exclusively as a Fannie Mae List Agent from 2009 to 2013 and closed 150 homes, from Fannie & other banks and negotiated some short sale listings along the way.

So, I know the process in and out- when they are likely to do price reductions, who calls the shots and what the motivation is as the asset manager goes through inspection/repair negotiations. I've also seen some unreal sale scenarios to know what the pitfalls can be and how to avoid them.

That being said, frequently the drawbacks on an REO, like giving up most of your rights for recourse if something goes wrong, can outweigh some of the benefits (namely the price) when the prices really aren't that much of a bargain. REOs in many cases can be listed for as much (or more) than other comparable listings. Please take a look at a blog I wrote a number of years ago: http://www.camilleswanson.com/2011/01/29/want-a-good-price-on-a-hassle-free-purchase-consider-the-traditional-seller/

Since REOs make up a small portion of our listing inventory in Maricopa county (785, or 3.5%, of 22,176 actively listed), you may be looking for a needle in a haystack and miss some other great opportunities.

Whatever you decide is best, I know I can be a good resource to you. All the best!

Camille Swanson
Realty Executives - Paradise Valley
602-810-1750
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