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Ryan Rudnick, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Ryan Rudnick answered:
Couple doesn't mean income requirement, has significant cash savings and investments - outlook as renters?
Pre-paying is a great option, as is using a co-signer. Given the information you've given, it sounds like you'd be well qualified for most smaller buildings, even if larger, stricter m ... more
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Kentor Johns…, Real Estate Pro in Cerritos, CA
Kentor Johnson answered:
I'm moving from out of state. Can 1 broker show me any apartment or do I work with several brokers who each have their own small list of apartments?
Well its best to work with one agent in whom you feel confident that will be able to assist you. However, if you choose work with more than one broker you should disclose this informat ... more
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Christian Mo…, Real Estate Pro in Lynbrook, NY
Christian Monge answered:
apartment in Middle Village BUT i work off the books :(
Hi Latoya,
Do you declare a 1040? Depending on the landlord and your credit score, the landlord might overlook that you work off the books. Please email me so I can send you some list ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 7, 2014 Rental Basics in Queens
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester, NY
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
can I limit the number of tenants on the contract in NY?
Do you mean the lease? You can limit the amount of occupants as there ar slaws in place for overcrowding.

Chris
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 6, 2014 Rental Basics in Kew Garden Hills
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence 727.420.4041 answered:
Me and Fiance looking for a one bedroom/studio in Queens, NY. Budget is 1200. I prefer not to work with agents. Would like to work with landlords.?
Craigs list.
notes on public bulletin boards.
Newpapers.

However, DO NOT send money to anyone to whom you can not lead the police to their door.
You will quickly understand what I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 3, 2014 Rental Basics in Kew Garden Hills
Spiro Vrouhas, Real Estate Pro in Weston, MA
Spiro Vrouhas answered:
I am trying to find a 1-2 bedroom in Queens and my budget is $1200. I am looking to have some or all utilities included. And I also have a small dog.
Hi Karen,
I believe your price point is realistic for the area your are searching in. While most apartments in New York include heat, hot water and gas, all utilities could be challeng ... more
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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.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 26, 2013 Rental Basics in Kew Garden Hills
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
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 2, 2013 Rental Basics in Queens
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.
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 16, 2012 Rental Basics in Queens
Belto Love B…, Renter in Waterbury, CT
Belto Love Bentley's asked:
can you send me a email address too?
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 2, 2012 Rental Basics in Forest Hills
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!!!!
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 22, 2012 Rental Basics in Queens
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
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 20, 2012 Rental Basics in Queens
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