It's probably a scam. Are you finding these on Craigslist? You should be able to look at the apartment before you make any payment. If the landlord or property manager is not willing to meet you, move on.... more
A good start would be to lower the price to current market value. Another step is to communicate the new lower price to anyone who has shown an interest thus far. This message could invite them to take a 2nd look. It might also announce 7-10 day offering period with a deadline. This will likely get you several offers.
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Ultimately, everybody should consider the city and neighborhood they live in, because the remodeling/improvement has to be consistent with the type of home a buyer expects to find there and the buyer's economic power. Also, I would refer to recent sales in the neighborhood and the condition of those properties.
Alina Aeby-Broker Associate
Pacific Union International
People mistakenly think it is the Realtors that are driving prices up. However, it is actually the buyers who set the price of any property. If it is too high priced, the property will sit on the market. If it is priced too low, then there will be multiple offers. If people are desperate enough, they could effectively drive the price up OVER the actual market value. That's why it's best to have a Realtor on your side who can give you accurate information to help you decide on what price to offer for any given property.... more
No - a landlord can not evict you for a yelp review, if it's all true you are bulletproof, if not liable, slander and small claims court may be some terms you want to Google. This seems a bad idea,... more
Landlord is required to give notice to cure violation but since you are posting here and know it's wrong why push it ?- no pets means no pets + although landlord should not be able to evict you unless you do it again and chances are will not even notice - they could go after you to abate pet dander and fleas costing you a possible small fortune - your asking for trouble.... more