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Tue Jun 12, 2012
Michele Ambry answered:
You can use that web site:
Very useful: you need to register your property and then ask the prospective tenant only for their email address and you will never see their sensitive information like their SS, but you will have a complete screening, credit score and criminal background check and you choose who pays the fees the tenant, or you (around $25, I think).
Good luck...

Michele Ambry
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Tue Jun 12, 2012
Max Boyko answered:
I recommend speaking to a lender. Typically they will want your debt payments below 50-55% of your income... that's usually a good number to use for your calculations.
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Tue Jun 12, 2012
Darrell D. Drouillard answered:
I assume you're the owner and the 4 are renters......if so, that depends on several things.

1) Do you qualify any of them in case the one 'responsible' party vacates or can't pay any longer?

2) Do you run background checks for evictions, sex offender status, or other criminal issues on your tenants?

3) If they breach the contract and can't pay, will you just evict the 'responsible' party and allow the others to remain free or do you want to file suit against all of them too for eviction?

Hopefully you get the picture......nobody stays in my rentals unless I know who they are and can run appropriate checks and legal actions as needed. It is my property to protect.

Darrell D. Drouillard
Home Team of America
16719 Huebner Rd., Bldg 4
San Antonio, Texas 78248
210-881-6760 (Fax)

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Fri Dec 16, 2011
Not many places (especially homes) will take a new renter for just a couple of months. If you look into an appartment that may be possible but rent could be higher for short term leases, then those signing a 6 month or 1 year lease agreement. Good luck.
Ernie Sayson Jr
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Tue Dec 16, 2008
Sue Archer Reynolds answered:
The house has sold in October. There is nothing from the Trulia listing that shows it's for rent.

You would need to check either online rental sites, like Craigslist, or if there's a sign in the yard? Advertising for rental properties is more hit and miss than when selling a home.

By the way, from your other question, it seems that you're better off pursuing your question on home ownership than committing to another rental, or maybe I'm mistakent with that?
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Wed Oct 12, 2011
The Hagley Group answered:
Check our local community newspapers...good luck.
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