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No show no deposit (by melinda [MD]) Oct 8, 2021 5:44 PM
       No show no deposit (by WMH [NC]) Oct 8, 2021 6:11 PM
       No show no deposit (by plenty [MO]) Oct 8, 2021 6:12 PM
       No show no deposit (by Jason [VA]) Oct 8, 2021 6:16 PM
       No show no deposit (by DJ [VA]) Oct 8, 2021 6:25 PM
       No show no deposit (by Robert J [CA]) Oct 8, 2021 7:04 PM
       No show no deposit (by Jim in O C [CA]) Oct 8, 2021 7:08 PM
       No show no deposit (by Lana [IN]) Oct 8, 2021 11:37 PM
       No show no deposit (by Homer [TX]) Oct 9, 2021 12:37 AM
       No show no deposit (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Oct 9, 2021 12:43 AM
       No show no deposit (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Oct 9, 2021 12:43 AM
       No show no deposit (by MC [PA]) Oct 9, 2021 6:15 AM
       No show no deposit (by Pat [VA]) Oct 9, 2021 7:42 AM
       No show no deposit (by Roy [AL]) Oct 9, 2021 8:34 AM
       No show no deposit (by myob [GA]) Oct 9, 2021 9:13 AM
       No show no deposit (by Jeff [CO]) Oct 9, 2021 9:30 AM
       No show no deposit (by Roy [AL]) Oct 9, 2021 9:48 AM
       No show no deposit (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Oct 9, 2021 10:45 AM
       No show no deposit (by Jeff [CO]) Oct 9, 2021 11:08 AM
       No show no deposit (by Robin [WI]) Oct 9, 2021 4:38 PM
       No show no deposit (by WMH [NC]) Oct 9, 2021 6:12 PM
       No show no deposit (by MAP [NY]) Oct 9, 2021 8:15 PM
       No show no deposit (by S i d [MO]) Oct 10, 2021 7:23 AM
       No show no deposit (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Oct 10, 2021 7:25 PM

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No show no deposit (by melinda [MD]) Posted on: Oct 8, 2021 5:44 PM
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Husband just called me to tell me that the potential resident for one of our rentals did not show up to pay the holding fee. No call no nothing.

I am tired of this sort of behavior from people. As if my time and expectations mean nothing.

I would prefer to drop this turd and rent to someone else. Not sure if husband is on board with this.

What would you do? --24.233.xxx.xx




No show no deposit (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: Oct 8, 2021 6:11 PM
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No Show No Rent. Period. Ever. I keep a list. --50.82.xxx.xxx




No show no deposit (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Oct 8, 2021 6:12 PM
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Next! (Don't chase them) --172.58.xxx.xxx




No show no deposit (by Jason [VA]) Posted on: Oct 8, 2021 6:16 PM
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Like plenty, I don’t chase anyone. Move on to the next even if there isn’t a “next” yet. Block them and move on. --172.58.xxx.xxx




No show no deposit (by DJ [VA]) Posted on: Oct 8, 2021 6:25 PM
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No show/No Call = No way.

Move on & don't look back - unless they call again, then check your list like WMH --68.229.xxx.xxx




No show no deposit (by Robert J [CA]) Posted on: Oct 8, 2021 7:04 PM
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This has happened to all of us at one time or another. I had a no-show who went to another of my properties from a listing with another service. I rejected her for being irresponsible, not calling when we had a firm appointment and I made a special trip. --47.155.xx.xxx




No show no deposit (by Jim in O C [CA]) Posted on: Oct 8, 2021 7:08 PM
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I had one applicant THAT FORGOT the deliver funds and sign lease appointment. He called 2 days later and apologized and wanted to come right over. I said "you would probably forget the the rent is due on the first". --89.45.xx.xxx




No show no deposit (by Lana [IN]) Posted on: Oct 8, 2021 11:37 PM
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Move on and be glad you learned they were a loser before moving in. --216.23.xxx.xx




No show no deposit (by Homer [TX]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2021 12:37 AM
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Potential tenants have 24 hours to sign rental binder after approval, and pay holding fee. Never had one fail because I spell it out in the acceptance email. I will not hold a unit more than 24 hours. I have others interested, and will Move on if they don’t preform on time. --66.169.xxx.xxx




No show no deposit (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2021 12:43 AM
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melinda,

Because WE invested OUR time and energy we will send ONE text asking if they are still interested. If they ghost now we know. Or they’ll say they changed their mind, or they really don’t have the money or they broke up last night.

We HAVE had people with legit emergencies so the text clears that up. A bit of patience saves the effort we expended getting them to the table.

No LL should feel slighted when prospects do not give us courtesy calls. Such etiquette is gone.

Rule: never stop marketing until lease is signed and money paid. Never.

If possible have a backup person waiting.

BRAD --73.102.xxx.xxx




No show no deposit (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2021 12:43 AM
Message:

melinda,

Because WE invested OUR time and energy we will send ONE text asking if they are still interested. If they ghost now we know. Or they’ll say they changed their mind, or they really don’t have the money or they broke up last night.

We HAVE had people with legit emergencies so the text clears that up. A bit of patience saves the effort we expended getting them to the table.

No LL should feel slighted when prospects do not give us courtesy calls. Such etiquette is gone.

Rule: never stop marketing until lease is signed and money paid. Never.

If possible have a backup person waiting.

BRAD --73.102.xxx.xxx




No show no deposit (by MC [PA]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2021 6:15 AM
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I don't call or chase and also continue to show until money is in hand and lease signed. If it was an actual emergency, they would have called by now and apologized. Things happen but a good person will make the effort to touch base when the emergency is over. --73.230.xxx.xx




No show no deposit (by Pat [VA]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2021 7:42 AM
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Had a nice young man (clean, good manners) with a state job look at an inexpensive unit of ours this summer. He was a nephew of a former tenant of ours. He wanted the place but I could tell the way he hesitated to commit, something was wrong. He did tell me he had 2 kids by 2 different women (child support issues are always a concern). He hinted that he hoped he'd have someone "help" him. What does that even mean?

New GF? Mom & I think Dad are dead, so all I had to go on was his Aunt said he was a good kid and needed a chance! We all know what that means. LOSER

He gave me his WORD that he wanted it and would have the money on the 1st, and you know what I got? What the little boy shot at.

Nope, never wait. --71.219.xx.xxx




No show no deposit (by Roy [AL]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2021 8:34 AM
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You all need to understand why tenants are tenants and homeowners are homeowners,..especially in the Class C & D tenant pools. I don't take it personally if an applicant does not call me or stands me up. I take it with a grain of salt because that is their nature. If they were punctual and more responsible, they would probably be homeowners instead of tenants for a life time. --68.63.xxx.xxx




No show no deposit (by myob [GA]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2021 9:13 AM
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reschedule as many times as you can-- two can play that game.

No never sign after no showing..... --99.103.xxx.xxx




No show no deposit (by Jeff [CO]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2021 9:30 AM
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Well said, Roy.

I would be VERY thankful that the tenant acted this way so early. Imagine would he would have been like had he signed a lease and taken possession! He screened himself out and did you a favor. --76.120.xx.xxx




No show no deposit (by Roy [AL]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2021 9:48 AM
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Jeff,

With most Class C and D applicants, if you give them enough rope, they will hang themselves. And many times they carry their own rope with them,..LOL. --68.63.xxx.xxx




No show no deposit (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2021 10:45 AM
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The world is full of people who go window shopping and tire kicking and pretending that they can afford to buy when they can't.

Add in the fact that tenants lie, it isn't wise to hold anything for anyone without a deposit.

I will not chase an applicant. If they don't want the house enough to show up to sign the papers and pay the deposit, I don't want them. I don't want tenants that I have to chase to get them to pay the rent or to comply with the lease.

Move on to the next applicant. That one screened himself out. --76.178.xxx.xxx




No show no deposit (by Jeff [CO]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2021 11:08 AM
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Good one, Roy! :) --76.120.xx.xxx




No show no deposit (by Robin [WI]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2021 4:38 PM
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One of my screening criteria is life competence. If they don't show and don't communicate, they don't have fundamental life skills and don't get the house. --104.230.xxx.xx




No show no deposit (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2021 6:12 PM
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Robin, that is a great way to word it. "Life Competence." --50.82.xxx.xxx




No show no deposit (by MAP [NY]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2021 8:15 PM
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Nope! And as others have said, keep a database of the rejects. I'm glad I did as a criminal that I rejected earlier had the nerve to apply for the other unit at my duplex.

Oh yeah and shortly thereafter he was busted again for road rage and violating parole. --72.231.xxx.xx




No show no deposit (by S i d [MO]) Posted on: Oct 10, 2021 7:23 AM
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I avoid the problem in the first place by requiring the deposit to be made at my bank in certified funds. My bank has branches all over town....10 minute drive max no matter where a person lives.

Lease signing done online using PDFFiller.

Once lease is signed and they text me a copy of the deposit receipt, I get in the car...

No show, no call? No worries. Next, but consider using the steps outlined above. --108.230.xxx.xx




No show no deposit (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: Oct 10, 2021 7:25 PM
Message:

there is a website called DoNotRentTo (dot) com

load them up.

I sure wish there was a also a website for those who are looking for it - DoNotRentFrom --24.101.xxx.xxx



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