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Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Earlier today
Susie Kay answered:
Yes, they can accept multiple applications and not make any decision. You can either keep on following up or move on.
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Phillips.kry…, Home Buyer in Houston, TX
Mon Jan 16, 2017
Phillips.krystle answered:
Stella at The Medical Center has NO breed restrictions
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Orette Cruz, Renter in San Antonio, TX
Fri Dec 16, 2016
Orette Cruz asked:
Christine.w…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Myers, FL
Thu Nov 17, 2016
Christine.woods32 answered:
If you have a solid monthly income, you'll be more likely to convince your landlord that you are no longer a risk to miss rental payments. Also, you can ask previous landlords for good references. You can bring a letter of recommendation from your employer as well.

Or hire a real estate agent, if those recommendations don't helpl.
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Accessgroup80, Home Buyer in Dallas, TX
Tue Nov 8, 2016
Accessgroup80 answered:
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Arturo.bustos, Home Buyer in Houston, TX
Mon Nov 7, 2016
Arturo.bustos asked:
rental home, would love to talk to some one about maybe get some business from your company thanks.
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Dennakharmon2, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Fri Oct 7, 2016
Dennakharmon2 answered:
I have an eviction from 2014 due to a bad payee that was appointed by the veterans administration. She was in charge of my finances and upon going into the hospital for two months she did not pay my rent causing me to be evicted. Have further details and paperwork to substantiate what I am saying . Please call me at 214 2967219 ... more
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Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Thu Oct 6, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
How bad is your credit? It will be hard to find a rental property with both bad credit and rental history. You are probably better off purchasing a home if you qualify for a loan. Let me know if you'd like to be connected to a lender or two and you can decide what you need to do from there. You can phone me.

Best,
Susie Kay
United Real Estate Dallas
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Nicktiff07, Home Buyer in Austin, TX
Wed Oct 5, 2016
Nicktiff07 answered:
tenants should be i feel its the pests they brought in
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Nerfe Roque, Real Estate Pro in California City, CA
Sat Oct 1, 2016
Nerfe Roque answered:
They are only your personnel who are your manager or assistant in doing the task representing the principal or the owner so they don't have to be a licensed real estate agent.
In managing property, you must consider the factors that there is a limitation or standard in hiring a person to manage your properties.
In running a property management company, you must consider the factors like the money charging if that is proportion to the property, not enough staff, too many distributed units, no repeatable systems in place, no dedicated leasing agents, no dedicated bookkeepers and some other factors that can affect the decision making.
I suggest to visit and try this apps or tools Rentigo.com for you to have an idea on how to manage your property easily and safe. This apps is very useful, free to use and for your benefit.
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Joshua Marri…, Real Estate Pro in Southlake, TX
Tue Sep 6, 2016
Joshua Marriott answered:
That's a tough one. Most homeowners will deny the pit bulls since home insurance does not usually cover them in the event of an attack. Might try buying your own home :-)
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Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, NH
Sun Sep 4, 2016
Scott Godzyk answered:
You have to prove that you sent notice of these problems when they happened, not now because you are behind. If you with hold rent for repairs, the rent has to be put aside and paid eventually when complete. You should speak to a lawyer ... more
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Digitaleyes, Home Buyer in Houston, TX
Sun Sep 4, 2016
Digitaleyes answered:
I was in a situation like this, i can't give you advise online what to do as it's not exactly orthodox.
Example: what type of noise is it? Do you hear people screaming or possibly fighting?
but there are ways to get rid of them. This is why I never rent apartments or duplexes ever again in my life!!!!

My best advise to you is I would simply move out.

You won't get your deposit back though. You would have to chalk it up as a lost.
I broke multiple leases, never had a problem but that was due to other problems beyond anyone's control such as the association was creating problems and trying to extort money out of the tenant. Example: charging $125 for parking permits for every visitor that parked in the parking lot.

Listen at the end of the day if the landlord threatens you, simply call his bluff.
what's he gonna do huh? it's probably gonna cost him more time and money to pursue you in court than it's worth!

In fact if he's willing to lose a 6 year tenant, I would threaten him that I'm leaving, there's some other stuff I would tell you but not on line.
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Robecflo, Home Buyer in Houston, TX
Mon Aug 29, 2016
Robecflo asked:
schools. I'm rellocating into Houston. As I know ranking from 8 to 10 will be a good school but the apartments I saw have assigned not the one school I would like. It can be modified?…
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Debra Spring…, Renter in College Station, TX
Sun Aug 21, 2016
Debra Springer asked:
our LL was not the original person we rented from the couple we rented from was in the process of selling the house when we moved in. The LL did not much interaction with us during the…
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Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Sat Aug 20, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
Your rental history doesn't count if you'd like to purchase a home.

I'd be happy to connect you with local lenders that I typically work with. Let me know if you are interested. You can call me at 469-371-2899.

Best,
Susie Kay
United Real Estate Dallas
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