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Anu Dutta, Real Estate Pro in 11105
Anu Dutta answered:
occupancy limit
Its not a good idea not to follow or honor the lease, there might be some consequences.
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Nadia Santos, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Nadia Santos answered:
Looking for 1 or 2 bedroom between $600-$1300 in queens?
Hi Latoya:
Would love to help you
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Naquan123488, Renter in Queens, NY
Naquan123488 answered:
i have no lease do i get a grace period when paying the rent??i live in a prvate 3 family house
What is the grace period for New York City queens and I have no lease
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Anu Dutta, Real Estate Pro in 11105
Anu Dutta answered:
I rcntly moved into an Apt. to which I gave a deposit and 3 mths later and I have not received the lease, I want to move out can I get my deposit back
You need to contact your landlord or managing agent. You should receive your lease either when you sign it or after couple of weeks of moving in.
There might be some consequences if yo ... more
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Anu Dutta, Real Estate Pro in 11105
Anu Dutta answered:
In NJ how many people are allowed in a 3 bedroom Apartment in Harrison NJ ???
You might need to discuss this with a local broker for the right answer.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 25, 2013 Rental Basics in Kew Garden Hills
hitwithice, Home Buyer in Queens, NY
hitwithice answered:
Can a landlord limit the # of people living in an apartment?
The 2+2+1 is the rule in most states. Two people per bedroom. So a family of 5 can occupy a 2 bedroom because of children. However a landlord does not have to rent to five adults it is ... more
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Marco Gomez, Real Estate Pro in Bayside, Queens, NY
Marco Gomez answered:
Is an agent or real estate company the same thing as a broker? In other words, can I expect to pay 15% of the annual rent as a fee using Trulia?
the fees are set by the agents and landlords, it can vary between 1 month an d 15% of the annual
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Anu Dutta, Real Estate Pro in 11105
Anu Dutta answered:
My fiancee and I are looking to rent , we have no idea where to start looking . What neighborhoods are safe ?
WE specialize in rentals, please check or site www.WERENTNY.com to see hundreds of listings with pictures or videos. Feel free to give us a call, we will be happy to help you in your se ... more
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De Vonte Wil…, Real Estate Pro in Setauket, NY
De Vonte Williamson answered:
Are there any statutes in New York that govern landlord's handling of tenant's security deposit for non-rent-controlled apartments?
Gail is correct. It depends a few things. Consider consulting an Attorney.
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Anu Dutta, Real Estate Pro in 11105
Anu Dutta answered:
i need to rent an apt in flushihg bayside area dont want to give use my credit score ...but willing to give first and last month rent plus security
Your best choice would be looking in a private house with a landlord who is very flexible. Usually the landlord runs your credit to make sure it is worth to rent to a tenant, unless you ... more
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Anu Dutta, Real Estate Pro in 11105
Anu Dutta answered:
A student trying to find a cheap but safe studio near CUNY Law School in L.I. City. I'd like a quick commute. Any suggestions? I'm new at
We specialize rentals in Queens, please check our site www.WERENTNY.com or call our office 646-606-2366 if you're still looking.
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Belto Love B…, Renter in Waterbury, CT
Belto Love Bentley's asked:
can you send me a email address too?
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Cary Zimbler, Real Estate Pro in 11375
Cary Zimbler answered:
What is the typical percentage of monthly rent vs. gross income that a typical co-op board will allow in Queens?
While there is no exact answer...the rule of thumb I use for co-op sublets is
ONE WEEKS GROSS INCOME SHOULD EQUAL ONE MONTHS RENT!!!!
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Irina Karan, Real Estate Pro in 33160
Irina Karan answered:
What is the typical pet deposit required for a tenant to have a cat? Is it usually refundable?
In our area the pet deposit (for each pet, if applicable) is from $250 to $500.
Sometimes pets are not allowed at all (so have to check with the condo, co-op rules and regulations)...
... more
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Martina Ryan, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Martina Ryan answered:
Lady with the cat responding to Anna Brocco: mlsli.com was little help. Know any local no-fee agents?
Try for rent by owner. Agents don't generally work for free.
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Anu Dutta, Real Estate Pro in 11105
Anu Dutta answered:
Was is the best neighborhood in queens for two graduate students? We know we can't afford Manhattan right now, so what's our best option?
You need to set your budget first. Then make a checklist of your priorities of close to subway, which subway is better for you to take, if you don't cook too much then look for restaura ... more
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Anu Dutta, Real Estate Pro in 11105
Anu Dutta answered:
What documentation is required to get electricity, gas, internet, telephone and cable connected?
Usually the utility companies might ask for a copy of the lease. If you still have any issue then maybe you can open an account with your credit card and they will just charge every tim ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 16, 2012 Rental Basics in Queens
Anu Dutta, Real Estate Pro in 11105
Anu Dutta answered:
How long does it take to find an apt and finalize the lease in New York?
In New York you shouldn't start looking more than 30days prior to your move in date. For Manhattan sometime the owner start showing 2months prior to the lease end date of the current te ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 16, 2012 Rental Basics in Queens
Anu Dutta, Real Estate Pro in 11105
Anu Dutta answered:
What are some tips for renters before signing a lease?
Try to arrange a walk through prior signing the lease. Check the windows if it locks properly, find out if it has good water pressure, ask about pest control (whether its included in th ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Apr 16, 2012 Rental Basics in Queens
Jeffrey Kami…, Real Estate Pro in La Grange, IL
Jeffrey Kaminski answered:
can a bank rent their own property?
I work with a bank in the Chicagoland area to rent their inventory of foreclosed homes. They certainly have the right to do so but it is not a common practice. Banks are not in the bu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 18, 2011 Rental Basics in Queens
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