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The nerve of me!!!!! (by RentsDue [MA]) Feb 20, 2021 5:45 PM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by plenty [MO]) Feb 20, 2021 5:58 PM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by Steve [MA]) Feb 20, 2021 6:13 PM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by NE [PA]) Feb 20, 2021 6:19 PM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) Feb 20, 2021 7:02 PM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by Lynn [MA]) Feb 20, 2021 7:24 PM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by Robert J [CA]) Feb 20, 2021 7:34 PM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by DJ [VA]) Feb 20, 2021 10:31 PM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Feb 21, 2021 2:18 AM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by Allym [NJ]) Feb 21, 2021 7:25 AM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by DJ [VA]) Feb 21, 2021 9:04 AM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by 6x6 [TN]) Feb 21, 2021 10:23 AM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by RentsDue [MA]) Feb 21, 2021 10:49 AM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by Ken [NY]) Feb 21, 2021 11:18 AM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by Jim in O C [CA]) Feb 21, 2021 11:45 AM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by Jkj [MA]) Feb 21, 2021 1:06 PM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by PG [SC]) Feb 21, 2021 2:01 PM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by Robin [WI]) Feb 21, 2021 2:06 PM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by Lana [IN]) Feb 21, 2021 6:39 PM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by Ken [NY]) Feb 21, 2021 7:12 PM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Feb 21, 2021 7:23 PM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by Vee [OH]) Feb 22, 2021 1:29 PM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by Danno [IL]) Feb 22, 2021 11:31 PM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Feb 23, 2021 7:17 AM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by Danno [IL]) Feb 23, 2021 9:18 AM
       The nerve of me!!!!! (by Barb [MO]) Feb 23, 2021 2:41 PM

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The nerve of me!!!!! (by RentsDue [MA]) Posted on: Feb 20, 2021 5:45 PM
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I got a response from prescreening today. This one was a gem. The woman says it’s none of my business what her income or her credit score is , as long as the rent gets paid. She says she has Section 8 so apparently that means she is already approved and does not have to answer any of my questions. Funny how she prescreened herself by refusing to prescreen. Oh, she did make sure to tell me that her aggressive breed dog was well trained , so the no pet policy does not apply to her.

--75.133.xxx.xx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Feb 20, 2021 5:58 PM
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You win! Wow she's a winner. Little Entitlement? --172.58.xx.xxx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by Steve [MA]) Posted on: Feb 20, 2021 6:13 PM
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Rents, unfortunately I don't have any vacancy or I'm sure she'd be a wonderful tenant for me. (g) NOT!

I imagine she has no idea how many LLs won't even consider her with an attitude like hers. --71.174.xxx.xx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Feb 20, 2021 6:19 PM
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Clowns --70.44.xxx.xx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) Posted on: Feb 20, 2021 7:02 PM
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Suppose someone wants a mortgage for a house where the bank will determine if there is sufficient income to buy a house along with having sufficient funds to maintain house in good condition. Also a thorough credit check is done where the way bills are paid will show the level honesty. Insurance companies run credit checks where those with bad credit pay higher rates or refused insurance at all. Secondly apartment living is apartment living where safety of the other tenants where vicious dogs can cause serious injuries or even worse. Those who get a cheque every month have a different mindset where they do not understand how the economy works where they are completely disconnected from reality. Suppose they let these people live in ghost town where no one would show up for work. Stores closed, no electricity or running water. One time had five apartments where rent was not paid where evicted one of the tenants where the other tenants felt they should live rent free. The tenants were buying illegal drugs where a thug came in the building with two vicious dogs where more then likely was carrying a illegal hand gun where violence is common. Every year there is a loss of life or injury with illegal drug related violence. Rent is priority where illegal drugs with criminals is not. There is strict gun control here where only in special circumstances a hand gun is permitted. The reality becomes apparent when a tenant is evicted where a tenancy is where rent is paid. No rent end of tenancy end of story here. --99.236.xxx.xxx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by Lynn [MA]) Posted on: Feb 20, 2021 7:24 PM
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Section 8 tenant are currently sought after now because of the guaranteed rent. So just like a recession years ago, the will develop an attitude. --71.184.xxx.xx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by Robert J [CA]) Posted on: Feb 20, 2021 7:34 PM
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Wow, what a "B". Once in a while I'll take a Section 8 tenant who's retired, old, in need of public assistance, educated, has pride, self worth and keeps a clean house. Not the ones showing up today! Drunks who passed a 30 day sobriety course, early release criminals, unwed high school drop outs with a army of brats.

So when I get unqualified applicants trying to rent my Grade "B" and "C" apartments, they clearly don't have savings, descent credit or a stable income to cover their portion of the rent and utilities.

SO I'LL GIVE THEM MY LIST OF VACANCIES FOR WHICH THEY DO QUALIFLY. Boyle Heights or South Central. Mixed use property in a commercial zone. 3rd floor walk up with no off street parking. No Laundry room. I had them a flier and then they laugh at me. For an almost "free" apartment, they got to have in unit appliances, parking for 2 cars, utilities included and an elevator.

--47.155.xx.xxx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by DJ [VA]) Posted on: Feb 20, 2021 10:31 PM
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Nice that she saved you from wasting any more time screening her. --68.229.xxx.xxx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Feb 21, 2021 2:18 AM
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Rents,

Congrats! She saved you a lot of time and frustration!

CYA: I would make a note that she has not submitted an application.

BRAD --73.102.xxx.xxx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by Allym [NJ]) Posted on: Feb 21, 2021 7:25 AM
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How do you avoid going forward with this one? What reason will you use to decline? I wonder if she is a tester because she gave you no information that you could use to decline.

I guess, failure to complete application might work as Brad says. --108.24.xx.xx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by DJ [VA]) Posted on: Feb 21, 2021 9:04 AM
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I feel compelled to respond to Allym's post - in case a newbie is reading.

There is no way you CAN go forward with this one. She did not cooperate and complete the first step in the process. (In addition to her bad attitude)

Reason to decline? It sounds like you are assuming all applicants are acceptable, until you find something negative. This is wrong. You must start from a neutral position (or assume they are Unqualified) until it can be proven, by verifying the submitted information, that they are qualified.

Of course failure to apply is a reason to deny!!

If you are new to this, (all of us need to) be careful to discern the difference between the types of advice given. Give some thought to everything you hear & make wise choices.

--68.229.xxx.xxx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by 6x6 [TN]) Posted on: Feb 21, 2021 10:23 AM
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What's the problem? She has a right to housing and everyone should pay her way and support her many kids.

I actually feel sorry for the dog. Can you imagine what that dog lives through every day. --73.120.xx.xxx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by RentsDue [MA]) Posted on: Feb 21, 2021 10:49 AM
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No need to respond. She did not complete the prescreening so I will not be showing her the home. The form requests to complete the questions to set up a tour. She declined to give herself the opportunity. Besides, she has a pet and the no pet policy is clearly stated. I have no obligation to show a home to everybody that is interested. I do have an obligation to show it to everyone who qualifies after completing the prescreening. --75.133.xxx.xx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: Feb 21, 2021 11:18 AM
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I would reject based on entitlement mentality which is part of my screening criteria --72.231.xxx.xxx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by Jim in O C [CA]) Posted on: Feb 21, 2021 11:45 AM
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I had a lady with a “sugar daddy “ who would pay the rent. I gave her an application for him to complete but she said he would not do it because he’s married. I said my problem is what if he finds a new “friend “ , I wanted to say mistress then I don’t get paid

. --99.23.xxx.x




The nerve of me!!!!! (by Jkj [MA]) Posted on: Feb 21, 2021 1:06 PM
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I agree with both of DJ’s posts 100%. This prospect gave the easiest reason to decline in my opinion, FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION. Why would any go forward with this? I wouldn’t even reply. --174.196.xxx.xxx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by PG [SC]) Posted on: Feb 21, 2021 2:01 PM
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Just think B.wants to fully fund section 8. --184.21.xx.xx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by Robin [WI]) Posted on: Feb 21, 2021 2:06 PM
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Poverty mindset. She's rejecting you so that you can't reject her first. --104.230.xxx.xx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by Lana [IN]) Posted on: Feb 21, 2021 6:39 PM
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Incomplete application is grounds for not renting in my book. Just as not filling out a pre-application is a reason to refuse a showing. I have that statement on my application and it might be good to put on pre-application as well.

It's amazing how the pool has been turning stinky lately. --216.23.xxx.xx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: Feb 21, 2021 7:12 PM
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Lana,i think the pool is getting stinky because decent tenant can buy a house so that leaves the bums for us to fight over --72.231.xxx.xxx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: Feb 21, 2021 7:23 PM
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No fair housing issues if the lead is the person who says NO. I suppose you will occasionally lose an other wise qualified applicant, but in 98% of the cases where they give off such a negative vibe at the very start = you said yes to your sanity --24.154.xx.x




The nerve of me!!!!! (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: Feb 22, 2021 1:29 PM
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My guess is the last address was in Canton OH, where I beat the covid laws on unauthorized animal, supposedly was getting training in 2 months - your honor nobody present can confirm if this animal will actually pass the classes however long they take.... --76.188.xxx.xxx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by Danno [IL]) Posted on: Feb 22, 2021 11:31 PM
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I agree with Lana [IN]'s assertion that lack of or an incomplete application can be grounds for dismissal. I also interpret a resistance to cooperate with a housing provider as a manifestation of their intent not to follow the lease terms or rules & regulations. Here's a case in point:

Just last week, during pre-screening I had an applicant ask whether I would allow her two ESA dogs - even though the unit was clearly advertised with a blanket "No Dogs" policy. Needless to say, I didn't bother to send back a response. --174.221.xx.xx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: Feb 23, 2021 7:17 AM
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Danno,

You do understand that it is illegal to make a blanket statement - no dogs......especially when someone is asking about ESA or service animals.

I don't make the laws.

--24.154.xx.x




The nerve of me!!!!! (by Danno [IL]) Posted on: Feb 23, 2021 9:18 AM
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Well Ray-N-Pa, I would completely understand the situation and try to work with applicants if they had a service animal. That's a totally different situation.

With ESA dogs though? In my given set of circumstances,these particular apartments are small, with really no room for them - and especially for those that are the non-stop barking type. I'd have residents moving out on me in short order. These ESA declarations are fluid, and its regulations keeps constantly changing. Anyway,I've been convinced for a long time that it has been a gimmick for these tenants to avoid their pet responsibilities and to pay any pet rent. --174.221.x.xxx




The nerve of me!!!!! (by Barb [MO]) Posted on: Feb 23, 2021 2:41 PM
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I understand. Had one fill out my pre-screening. Moving from out of the area. Has a cat and BF has a service dog.

I asked a few questions. Turns out no current job. Planning to apply for one when they arrive. Strike one. No current job.

Did I mention they have a service dog AND a cat and really want a 2 bedroom under $700 a month, but are looking at a 1-bedroom for $515/month? yeah, no. Not happening. No job! --67.43.xxx.xxx



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