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David, Real Estate Pro in Tucson, AZ
David answered:
Can a home be rented while a red tag is in place?
Red tags in Tucson are for an "unruly gathering". Yes the home can be rented.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 27, 2014 Rental Basics in 77061
Vanessaa_x, Home Buyer in Springfield, VA
Vanessaa_x answered:
Pit bull friendly apartment list in Houston?
Having the same problem! Did you ever find a place that allows you too?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 3, 2014 Rental Basics in Astrodome
Roberta Stor…, Real Estate Pro in 77057
Roberta Storey answered:
I am currenly renting a apartment. My lease contract is 1 yr if I buy a house and move out before my lease expired do I have to pay penalty if any ?
Hello Chris,

I suggest that you carefully read your lease and go in and speak with the management. Each company may vary on their rules in this situation.

I have experienced this ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 28, 2014 Rental Basics in 77019
Quinntonia G…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Quinntonia Glover answered:
Are apartments allowed to tell my husband that I can't live as an occupant with him because I have previous landlord debt? I don't work and he does.
Unfortunately anyone over the age of 18 history is considered. Your best option would probably be to look for a property strictly by owner who may be lenient on credit. Good luck on you ... more
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Chris Prince, Real Estate Pro in 77019
Chris Prince answered:
Becoming a leasing agent. What can any agent do or what can only brokers do?
Hi Dan. Just to clarify, you don't need a real estate license to be a leasing agent at an apartment complex or in new home sales working for a builder. They both might be good avenue ... more
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Carolyn Wolfe, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Carolyn Wolfe answered:
I'm currently looking for a house to rent for my mother-in-law. It would need to accomadate being close to The Lone College North Harris.
Depending on your price range, there are numerous neighborhoods not far from the LoneSTar North Harris Campus.

Do expect to pay an extra security deposit for your pets, and unfortun ... more
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Al Geffon, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Al Geffon answered:
Relocating to Houston from Cleveland Ohio. Looking for a 3 bedroom single house for me and my family. Northeast side around $850 a month
Charles ...

Houston has a reputation for more affordable housing ... but not these days. We're in the midst of an active sellers' market, with more folks looking for homes than ther ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 28, 2014 Rental Basics in Houston
Adam Shrum, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Adam Shrum answered:
do you have a short term list ?
Tamer, I can send you a list of apartments that have 3 month term options. Just let me know area, price range, and number of bedrooms: adam@apartmentscience.com
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 2, 2014 Rental Basics in 77070
Allen Bullard, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Allen Bullard answered:
Can any one help me find a place I have a felony?
Hi Bryan,

What part of town are you wanting to locate to and what is your employment data. Please email me the info. if you have not found something.

Thanks,

Al
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 29, 2013 Rental Basics in Central Southwest
Carolyn Wolfe, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Carolyn Wolfe answered:
why do I specify the Montrose/Neartown neighborhood and get properties in Cypress and Hwy 6?!?
Not sure why Trulia would do this, but when I go to my HAR website there is a filter for Montrose and for Houston Midtown that are side by side areas. These two areas combined make up M ... more
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Al Geffon, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Al Geffon answered:
Can a landlord ask for money after they give deposit back?
I had a similar case ... thankfully I was the tenants' agent. The attorney we spoke with stated that a full refund of the security deposit, and no notification to the tenants of any da ... more
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Nancy Terval…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Nancy Tervalon answered:
Is there an agent that I can contact about a 1 bedroom Section 8 place with sidewalks and grocery food close by?
Hi Christian,

My email is nancy@nancytervalon.com
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Anthony Tayl…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Anthony Taylor answered:
someone could rent a house without a social security number ...
Yes it happen all the time,but that's not a wise thing for a property owner to do. You really need a S.S.N and I think all property owners, landlords should get real estate agents to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 24, 2013 Rental Basics in Houston
Persis Behra…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Persis Behramsha answered:
Loooking for house on northwest side of houston section 8 need to move by june 1. Voucher for 1 bd but, i want 2 or 3. HELP!
Hello Chelsea, what is your budget and give me an idea of what particular location. I can check for you. Please email me and give me your best contact number.

Persis
persis.realto ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 9, 2013 Rental Basics in Houston
Bassma Taljeh, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Bassma Taljeh answered:
Relocating to Houston - Best way to Approach?
I can help you find one . Give me a call at (713)4438720.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 2, 2013 Rental Basics in Houston
Joe Cano - R…, Real Estate Pro in 77027
Joe Cano - Realtor/Locator answered:
Can a landlord raise rent or require a new lease if a roommate is moving out and a new roommate is moving in?
Is it illegal you inform individuals about real estate? It's real estate advice. Yes, the land lord can increase the rent. He/she approved the original two roommates. Carefully read you ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Mar 28, 2013 Rental Basics in Sharpstown
Mark Mcnitt,…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Mark Mcnitt, ABR answered:
In the state of Florida is a Rental Listing Agreement with a Real Estate Broker valid if it does NOT have an ending date and Cancellation Clause?
Kathleen,

You posted your question in Houston, TX. You might want to repost with Trulia Realtors in Florida. Likely not valid if there are blanks, but always best to speak to a rea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 11, 2013 Rental Basics in 77003
Mack McCoy, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Mack McCoy answered:
As a private owner, what are my rights in choosing whom I rent to? In other words do I have to follow Texas' fair housing law?
- As an individual non-licensed realty agent I get to decide whom I rent my property to.

Well, why did you ask us, then?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 26, 2013 Rental Basics in Houston
Mike Matthews, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Mike Matthews answered:
Are single family homes a profitable investment strategy?
I have done quite well with sticks and bricks single family homes. You make your money when you buy not when you sell.

What is your investment strategy? Do you wish to rehab to retai ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 26, 2013 Rental Basics in Houston
Neelofer Zub…, Real Estate Pro in Texas
Neelofer Zuberi answered:
Rental: Sugar Land or Katy?
have a house for rent in sugarland
walking distance to elementry school availabe for immediate move in call me at 8326301258 or email me need any help nfrkhan@yahoo.com
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 10, 2012 Rental Basics in Houston
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