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kiara.thorne…, Home Buyer in Kansas City, MO
kiara.thorne12 answered:
does the tenent have to clean the carpets before he moves out?
At my birthday party a couple of months ago, an entire bottle of wine got spilled on my carpet. I almost cried, I've been trying since then to get it clean but have had no luck. I have ... more
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Sarah.hinojo…, Renter in Chandler, AZ
Sarah.hinojos92 asked:
What is a good credit score to have to move into the gilbert area? My husband and I have a monthly income of $4000 and are looking to rent a home for 1200 in the gilbert area. I am worried about getting approved his credit score is 635 and mine is 633.
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Danny Crist, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Chances are, you’ve heard a few horror stories about owning rental properties. From terrible tenants to properties that ended up being a black hole for money. Most of these stories likely have some element… Read more
Blogged yesterday, 12:27pm by Danny Crist Rental Basics Rentals Investment Properties
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Elizabeth Bo…, Real Estate Pro in Cambridge, MA
Elizabeth Bolton answered:
how do I go about finding a rental through Trulia for Feb and Mar 2015?
If I'm reading your question correctly you're looking for a two-month rental. If that's the case then real estate agents won't be your best source. Try the websites VRBO or airbnb to s ... more
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Ben Vorspan, Real Estate Pro in Studio City, CA
You’re ready to move and wondering whether to buy or rent a home in Encino (or anywhere in the San Fernando Valley).  It’s a question most people face at some point in their adult lives, and though… Read more
Blogged yesterday, 11:34am by Ben Vorspan Home Buying Rental Basics Investment Properties
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angelakillpa…, Other/Just Looking in Rapid City, SD
angelakillpack answered:
Do all windows need to work in a rental home?
I would think windows would need to open for fire safety reasons. If the windows don't open, you'll have to break them to get out in case of fire if you can't get out through the doors. ... more
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Mike Opyd, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Mike Opyd answered:
what constitutes an illegal apartment.?
Need to have 2 exits per the City of Chicago Fire code but also has o be recognized as an apartment to be considered legal. i.e. a basement apartment in a 2 flat building that they are ... more
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Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Bruce Lynn answered:
As a homeowner am I required to give my tenants access to the community pool?
Probably not, but why not?
That's perhaps one thing that attracted them to the neighborhood and to your house?
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Aaron and Ch…, Real Estate Pro in Eau Claire, WI
Aaron and Cheree Tiry answered:
looking to move to Greenville, sc area next year before school starts...family of 4-5 ... wanting to rent...3 bedrm anything...do these rentals?
Have you checked out the "rent" section at the top of Trulia? There may be something in there. Otherwise you could also check Craigslist.com to see what they have for posted for renta ... more
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ameliaheartw…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
ameliaheartwright answered:
In general, who should pay for pets control in rental property?
Like other people have said, it completely depends on the situation. I live in a rental and my landlord is responsible for pest control. They want it that way, because they like to be i ... more
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Gilbert Iaro…, Real Estate Pro in Augusta, GA
Gilbert Iarocci answered:
Should i use an agent to find a rent house or look on my own? I aim to start renting a house in the next month or so. I've started looking by
You should do both, most large companies will have a rental department. Continue to look online and riding around . Google crime stats for certain areas. Good luck
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 25, 2014 Rental Basics in Oklahoma City
Ernie Behrle, Real Estate Pro in Raleigh, NC
Ernie Behrle answered:
When renting and the house has termites does it have a certain time for the landlord to take of it?
I totally agree with Rob's response. Your landlord should actually be thanking you for bringing a termite issue to his/her attention so they can have the home properly treated and prot ... more
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Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Is there a law that says a landlord cannot charge last months rent on a new lease?
Well, that answer depends on where you are.

Since you're in NJ, the answer can be "yes".

In NJ the landlord is only permitted to collect, in advance, a TOTAL (the equivalent) of ... more
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Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
is it legal for a landlord to charge last months rent on a new lease?
Yes, in almost all cases. Not only legal, but very typical. Often, a landlord will ask for first month's rent, last month's rent, and a security deposit.

In fact, if you read your le ... more
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Douglas Zell…, Real Estate Pro in El Dorado County, CA
Property managers take note: online peer ratings and reviews matter. According toApartmentFinder.com’s recent survey of more than 5,000 apartment seekers, nearly all – 96 percent – said that online… Read more
Blogged Sat Aug 23, 2014 by Douglas Zeller Market Conditions Rental Basics Rentals
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Ellen Hough, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, NC
Good tenants. Seems like a simple enough thing right?  Not so much.  Recently there have been several “good tenants” that insist that they have left the property in as good, or better shape than… Read more
Blogged Sat Aug 23, 2014 by Ellen Hough General Area Rental Basics Rent vs Buy
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ameliaheartw…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
ameliaheartwright answered:
I need a good carpet cleaner :)
I would definitely look at several different options in your area. Also, if you live in a rental, I would consult with your landlord and see if there is someone that they like using. Th ... more
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