I don't recommend trying to rent an apartment, or even share one, long distance. As you said, there are too many scammers. I think it would be ideal to contact a local property manager, find an apartment, then find a roommate to share it with. If you have questions, call me. I do not handle any rentals.
Talk to her parents, they can certainly help you as well.
(RA) MBA, e-PRO, REALTORÂ®
East Oahu Realty
It is an issue with Trulia, I have brought this up to them for over 8 months. Hopefully if more people voice this concern they will change their system. It is also a good reason why it's always best to worn directly with a Realtor and skip the watered down online sites that try to do everything.... more
Aloha Christine: This is a Leasehold property which means in addition to the Homeowner's Association fee ($313/month), there is a monthly lease rent of $354 plus property taxes of $309/month. Thanks for your question!... more
You should read your lease agreement. Most standard lease agreements allow the owner to show the property, however, they need to give you notice. Maybe you can negotiate a lesser amount for rent if you allow him/her to show the unit.... more
If there was a military clause that allowed them to break the lease due to military transfer and they were transferred, then the rules are simply the contract, you have to return deposit funds according to it. If the deposits were intended to cover damages, and there were none, you'd have to return it? Be cautious in the way you handle the situation, the United States Government does not like people treating military members badly, and will help them get any money owed them back, so make sure you give them what they deserve under the terms of the contract.... more
Depends on what you are looking at and what loan. I know for VA they sometimes do washer/dryer and widow treatments. Other than that the standard is what is included in the sale. Your deposit could be used for upgrades as well. Hope this was helpful and you will love that community so much. It is one of my favorites. Have a great day.... more
Absolutely!! Please be wary! This is constantly happening in this building as it is so sought after.
Please speak with a legitimate agent or property management company when looking into rentals.
Thank you so much!... more