PropertyManagementMaven: RENTERS BE READY TO DISCUSS ANSWER AND EXPLAIN QUICKLY EVERYTHING

RENTERS BE READY TO DISCUSS ANSWER AND EXPLAIN QUICKLY EVERYTHING

..and have move-in monies in your checking account and your check-book with you when you view the property....you go back to square 1 if you don't have the funds to hold the property.

I get calls from people who are not used to renting or shopping for a place. Either they are just starting out or they hadn't been out there in quite a while. Here are a few pointers that heighten the awareness and help form a second skin before you need it

WHERE THE RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD

Here is the rubber you need for this road you are going on. To make the best of your seeking and searching, have ready to go information that when presented can help both parties. Table all the shame or guilt or hesitation. Put that behind you and concentrate on the matter at hand.

Landlords need to know:

1. How many people did you need the unit for? Any pause or hesitation here, your application works against you

2. Do you have any pets? Be advised every pet is sacred, well behaved and good. Just answer correctly

3. Hows your credit is going to come up sooner or later. Sooner is better than later. Waste not time

4. Employment has to be discussed. It cannot be fudged. It is or is not a fact. Pay stubs may be required

5. Income is relevant. Move-in expenses are relevant to. Be prepared for first and last plus pet deposit. Be prepared for a larger deposit if there are other factors involved too

6. How you start something definitely effects how you will end up..study up here

7. If you are calling for someone else, say so.

8. Any questions being asked are not private or an invasion of your privacy. 99% of the time its mandatory.

9. Be prepared to act fast. It is a landlords market and good stuff goes fast

Good luck and may you and your rental meet up...successfully

 


Richie Alan Naggar          Ran Right Realty       Riverside, Ca

Real Estate Broker and author of  popular "PEARLS SERIES"...books on LIFE and LOVE

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 Wallace S. Gibson, CPM * GIBSON MANAGEMENT GROUP, Ltd.

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Comment balloon 5 commentsWallace S. Gibson, CPM • March 19 2012 06:46PM

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"have move-in monies in your checking account and your check-book with you when you view the property."

    

   That is a great addition to Richie's great blog!

Posted by Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker (Fred Griffin Real Estate) over 7 years ago

Wallace mentions a fundamental fact that renters need to heed when looking for their next home.  I would add to bring photo ID and, at least for us, money orders, not checks, for the initial move-in payments.

Posted by Mark Delgado, Benicia and Vallejo, Property Management, rental h (houses for rent, Solano County & Glen Cove) over 7 years ago

When Wallace the "landlord whisperer speaks...you be wise to listen....thank you Wallace

Posted by Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author (people first...then business Ran Right Realty ) over 7 years ago

Great reblog ! It's good to have a list of key questions (to not miss anything).

Posted by Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist (KW Elite ) over 2 years ago

Thank you Wallace my established colleague

Posted by Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author (people first...then business Ran Right Realty ) over 2 years ago

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