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Rental Basics in Anne Arundel County : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Jun 10, 2017
Phyllis Gleaton answered:
I cannot give you legal advice, but I can refer you to BNI (tenant & landlord hotline) that will be able to give a legal answer your question or refer you to a good source. This agency's phone number is
410-243-6007. The phone is answered between 9 -1 and 2-4. Good luck
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Fri Nov 23, 2012
Richard Iarossi answered:
The compensation to the Brokerage is listed in the Multiple Listing Service. For a rental, it's usually all, or a portion of the first month's rent. The Brokerage then shares that with the agent based on their split. ... more
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Mon Sep 17, 2012
Brian Ferry answered:
These are factors regulated by specific state or local laws. In general , rentals do not need home inspections because the lease will be for a limited time.
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Thu Jul 12, 2012
Michele Monti answered:
I have a listing on Blackwell in Annapolis that is a PRE foreclosure. Feel free to contact me should you have any further questions. 410.841.8295...
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Tue Feb 28, 2017
Don Tepper answered:
It'd be best to call the county directly. Turns out you're correct about Howard County, but I wasn't able to find anything comparable on Anne Arundel's web site. So, give the county a call. ... more
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Sat Aug 6, 2011
Jeanne Feenick answered:
You would be wise to check with your town - regulations can vary. You will want to be sure that you understand and follow local regulations.

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Tue Mar 23, 2010
Richard Schulman answered:
I use a local service that specializes in rentals, for credit apps, which I recommend to my clients. If you have an agent that you worked with to buy your property, as them what they�39;d recommend.

As far as bad credit: In a tougher rental market, you may find you need to ease your standards a bit. That's not to say you should put yourself in an at-risk situation. First of all, I don't it when rental applicants lie. If they say they have excellent credit, then I find 2 years of unpaid child support payments on their record, that's not going to work. Also I've found elaborate stories might be indication of a problem - everyone has a story for everything, and if it sounds fishy, there may be a reason. If someone has otherwise good credit but has something like a unpaid medical bill with a reasonable explanation, that's the kind of thing I might let pass.

However, if someone had less-than-perfect credit, I might ask for a higher security deposit. Perhaps 2 months or a month and a half.

Good luck,

Richard Schulman
Keller Williams Realty
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