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do you have anything else (by David [MI]) Jun 29, 2022 10:23 AM
       do you have anything else (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) Jun 29, 2022 11:15 AM
       do you have anything else (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Jun 29, 2022 11:52 AM
       do you have anything else (by melinda [MD]) Jun 29, 2022 5:27 PM
       do you have anything else (by plenty [MO]) Jun 29, 2022 6:02 PM
       do you have anything else (by Hoosier [IN]) Jun 29, 2022 7:08 PM
       do you have anything else (by 6x6 [TN]) Jun 29, 2022 7:56 PM
       do you have anything else (by 6x6 [TN]) Jun 29, 2022 7:58 PM
       do you have anything else (by Hoosier [IN]) Jun 29, 2022 8:02 PM
       do you have anything else (by 6x6 [TN]) Jun 29, 2022 8:54 PM
       do you have anything else (by Dee Ann [WI]) Jul 1, 2022 12:53 AM
       do you have anything else (by zero [IN]) Jul 1, 2022 7:04 AM

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do you have anything else (by David [MI]) Posted on: Jun 29, 2022 10:23 AM
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how do you handle, at a showing, when a prospective applicant asks you if you have any other properties? They only submitted inquiry for the property I am showing them, and didn't submit inquiry for any of my other ads, which have higher rent

But I can tell they are nitpicky tenants who don't like the fact the house isn't updated to HGTV standards. would you just tell them "no" and leave it at that?

One time I showed I showed someone four of my houses (not at once, but thru the summer) and they didn't like any of them.

--50.4.xxx.x




do you have anything else (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) Posted on: Jun 29, 2022 11:15 AM
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Rental houses or rental units are at a good standard which conforms to building and fire codes where not at a condominium standard or completely renovated house with new kitchen and bathroom. Tenants want two things that are diametrically opposed which are a reasonable rent and a rental unit or house that is at the luxury level. Tell the applicant if they are looking for that should consider buying instead of renting. Even my own house is not at a luxury standard. --216.110.xxx.xxx




do you have anything else (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: Jun 29, 2022 11:52 AM
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"Yes we do, and they are priced accordingly to the quality of each place. How much more would you like pay?"

When they answer they don't want to pay any more, then your job is done. If they say they pay $300 more and the next place you is only $200 - you offer it at the price point that they volunteered for. Then you take Ray out for dinner next time I am passing thru --24.101.xxx.xxx




do you have anything else (by melinda [MD]) Posted on: Jun 29, 2022 5:27 PM
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I have shown multiple rentals and realize it is not a good idea. I do not mention to lookers that I have or will have another one coming up. Good excuse to delay making a decision. --24.233.xxx.xx




do you have anything else (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Jun 29, 2022 6:02 PM
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I just put it on the application page. Better that getting accused of steering. I like Ray's approach too. Ask more questions and get more information as I agree with Melinda about delays and their wish list growing. I sometimes offer to call them back and sometimes do when another house opens up and they were not so interested in the current one available. --172.56.xx.xxx




do you have anything else (by Hoosier [IN]) Posted on: Jun 29, 2022 7:08 PM
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I would say...

"I can check with our office and let you know if they see anything coming up soon. How much are you paying in rent today and what specifically are you looking for in a house?"

I know some landlords that will also say "If you'd like to fill out an application and just put in the notes what you are looking for, we can call you if anything comes up."

I find that people sometimes have "eyes bigger than their stomach" and THINK they can afford a lot more than they can...which is why I ask what they are paying today. It might be ok to move up 10% or so in house if they've had a promotion or job change, etc...but if they want a place that's twice what they are paying today, I'd be cautious.

Asking specifically what they are looking for will give you an idea of what they are thinking about the property you are offering.

The hard part for me (this has happened several times) is when they say "we really need a 3 BR and this is only a 2 BR". I don't understand why they even bother attending a showing if they know it has fewer bedrooms than what they need...so I bite my lip and don't say the obvious smart-alech comment.

--99.92.xxx.xxx




do you have anything else (by 6x6 [TN]) Posted on: Jun 29, 2022 7:56 PM
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I like Ray's answer --73.120.xx.xxx




do you have anything else (by 6x6 [TN]) Posted on: Jun 29, 2022 7:58 PM
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Hoosier, I had someone do that and they said that they thought the bedrooms might be big enough. --73.120.xx.xxx




do you have anything else (by Hoosier [IN]) Posted on: Jun 29, 2022 8:02 PM
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6x6, I understand...but keep in mind that most cities have an ordinance that limits the number of persons who can safely live in a particular number of bedrooms...I know some families think they can bring in-laws and grandparents and fit 8 people in a two bedroom house...gotta make sure they don't do something unsafe and have somebody die in a fire because they can't get out of the rooms due to too much furniture. --99.92.xxx.xxx




do you have anything else (by 6x6 [TN]) Posted on: Jun 29, 2022 8:54 PM
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Hoosier, good point. Kind of interesting that my grandparents had around 12 kids and they live in a 500sqft home. Times have changed. No way I would want to live with all of those people in that small a space. In fact, I wouldn't want to live with that many people in a mansion. --73.120.xx.xxx




do you have anything else (by Dee Ann [WI]) Posted on: Jul 1, 2022 12:53 AM
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One year all my tenants were classmates in Med School. Four years later they were all graduating and moving at the same time. So when someone called to look at our lowest price rental and it wasn't what they had in their head, I knew I had multiple chances to rent to them. But I decided to hone in on what they were looking for really. Size, amenities, location. Once we narrowed their wants down I knew the only place they would want to rent was our most expensive property. Off we went and yes, they rented it.

Now I narrow those things down over the phone. Saves showing a place I know won't work for them. --75.11.xx.xx




do you have anything else (by zero [IN]) Posted on: Jul 1, 2022 7:04 AM
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Hoosier, I get people wanting 3 beds but asking about 2 beds a lot. Most think the size of the room might allow the extra people.

Some think that maybe there is a spare room that isn't classed as a bedroom they can use. Maybe the place has a family and living room.

Others are just desperate to get into a certain area or out of their current situation.

We don't have anyone pushing about max capacities in this area but I don't want ten people living in my 2 bed places either. --107.147.xx.xxx



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