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Would you take? (by GKARL [PA]) May 29, 2023 9:06 AM
       Would you take? (by Ken [NY]) May 29, 2023 9:12 AM
       Would you take? (by ned [AL]) May 29, 2023 9:28 AM
       Would you take? (by Jim in O C [CA]) May 29, 2023 9:30 AM
       Would you take? (by MikeA [TX]) May 29, 2023 9:50 AM
       Would you take? (by Jason [VA]) May 29, 2023 10:02 AM
       Would you take? (by S i d [MO]) May 29, 2023 10:22 AM
       Would you take? (by RB [TN]) May 29, 2023 10:24 AM
       Would you take? (by jonny [NY]) May 29, 2023 11:00 AM
       Would you take? (by LisaFL [FL]) May 29, 2023 11:25 AM
       Would you take? (by plenty [MO]) May 29, 2023 12:05 PM
       Would you take? (by Dave [CA]) May 29, 2023 1:59 PM
       Would you take? (by Sisco [MO]) May 29, 2023 2:28 PM
       Would you take? (by Vee [OH]) May 29, 2023 3:01 PM
       Would you take? (by GKARL [PA]) May 29, 2023 4:19 PM
       Would you take? (by DJ [VA]) May 29, 2023 8:29 PM
       Would you take? (by Allym [NJ]) May 30, 2023 7:01 AM
       Would you take? (by mapleaf18 [NY]) May 30, 2023 9:29 AM
       Would you take? (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) May 30, 2023 2:08 PM
       Would you take? (by Sandy [CO]) May 30, 2023 7:30 PM
       Would you take? (by Jim [OH]) May 31, 2023 5:47 AM


Would you take? (by GKARL [PA]) Posted on: May 29, 2023 9:06 AM
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I have a young couple with a young baby and a dog. Income and credit is good and they like the apartment. However, they claim bad luck in two previous rental situations. In one case, a mouse infestation occurred on the first floor of the apartment building they were living in and they moved after seven months. They got another place shortly thereafter and turned in the keys, walked away and never moved in after discovering roaches in the apartment. They've been living with their parents in the interim. It could be that there were legitimately pest problems, but my concern is that I might have a picky tenant with a short tenancy here particularly since this seems to have occurred twice and their emphasis on wanting a "clean" place. On the other hand, if they're clean freaks in a good way, then my place should be kept up. Thoughts?

--209.122.xx.xxx




Would you take? (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: May 29, 2023 9:12 AM
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I would not take them.They didnt look around very hard when they looked at those units originally --74.77.xx.xx




Would you take? (by ned [AL]) Posted on: May 29, 2023 9:28 AM
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I'd be checkin' 'em out very hard. I'd try to contact past landlords. --74.132.x.xx




Would you take? (by Jim in O C [CA]) Posted on: May 29, 2023 9:30 AM
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I like couples with very young children but I donít take petís unless they are truly ESAís or SAís. I would talk to both previous landlords and drive by the properties and see what they look like. It could be being new renters they were blind to the red flags of a rental with a grade F landlord. --99.23.xxx.x




Would you take? (by MikeA [TX]) Posted on: May 29, 2023 9:50 AM
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Once maybe but not twice. I would not take them, I don't need a PITA tenant, it never stops. --209.205.xxx.xx




Would you take? (by Jason [VA]) Posted on: May 29, 2023 10:02 AM
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What MikeA said --71.63.xx.xx




Would you take? (by S i d [MO]) Posted on: May 29, 2023 10:22 AM
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Nope, hard pass.

1) You don't know if their stories are legit, and there's really no way to know for sure even if you contact the prior landlords. It's all "he said, she said" at this point.

2) Even if their stories are legit, they didn't handle it the right way. There are remedies for tenants to take to get out of a lease if there are unaddressed, legitimate reasons why the place is not habitable and/or the landlord isn't fulfilling their end of the deal. They chose not to take those remedies and just left someone else holding the bag.

They will treat you the same as they treated previous LLs. This is why I advise any tenant if they have a beef with their landlord, follow the proper steps, and if it doesn't work out then just don't renew your lease. Tough it through if you must, but never, EVER just walk away from a lease obligation.

Always be the bigger person in any adversarial relationship. It may cost you; it may frustrate you; but ultimately it builds your character and wisdom when you do things the right way.

Come to think of it, that's good advice for life in general.

--184.4.xx.xxx




Would you take? (by RB [TN]) Posted on: May 29, 2023 10:24 AM
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Next ! --24.183.xxx.xxx




Would you take? (by jonny [NY]) Posted on: May 29, 2023 11:00 AM
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I'd pass... it's amazing how tenants will tell you about previous issues they've had and how they remedied it. It's usually not the correct way and you are basically setting yourself up to be #3 for them. --69.201.xx.xxx




Would you take? (by LisaFL [FL]) Posted on: May 29, 2023 11:25 AM
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Iíd pass. Anyone with multiple issues with previous places is a red flag. That and the fact they have no current landlord to get feedback from or a way to inspect their current residence as itís not actually theirs. --24.236.xx.xx




Would you take? (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: May 29, 2023 12:05 PM
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Curious why they would share their "hardship" stories until you are chapter three. Pass. --172.59.xxx.xxx




Would you take? (by Dave [CA]) Posted on: May 29, 2023 1:59 PM
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As they say::

Once is an incident

Twice may be a co-incidence

Three times is pre meditated enemy action

Do you feel lucky ???

Well do ya. .???

--172.250.x.xx




Would you take? (by Sisco [MO]) Posted on: May 29, 2023 2:28 PM
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Better empty than wrong. If you hitch your wagon to these two, you will have no chance at landing a good tenant. --149.76.xxx.x




Would you take? (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: May 29, 2023 3:01 PM
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No way to verify anything except a in-home inspection to see if they have mice and roaches, look carefully with a bright flashligh - roaches dislike light sources --184.59.xxx.xx




Would you take? (by GKARL [PA]) Posted on: May 29, 2023 4:19 PM
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Dave, very funny!! No, I don't feel lucky, so I'm going pass on these guys. --209.122.xx.xxx




Would you take? (by DJ [VA]) Posted on: May 29, 2023 8:29 PM
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No.

Can't say it better than Sid --68.229.xxx.xxx




Would you take? (by Allym [NJ]) Posted on: May 30, 2023 7:01 AM
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I understand their bug and mouse issue with the small child to care for and they can easily return to parents. I had one who didn't move into another persons' rental as there was a chair in the unit and they had not removed it on her move in day. She came back and rented my unit and what a pain she was. Always complaining about something insignificant, moved boyfriend in, took over my front yard and made a mess. What is it about your unit that you know, that might cause them to do the same thing? Traffic noise? Neighbor noise? If nothing then take them.

--173.61.xxx.xxx




Would you take? (by mapleaf18 [NY]) Posted on: May 30, 2023 9:29 AM
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They sound "high maintenance" to me. My "Ms Excuses" tenant called me a "slumlord" after discovering a wasp that had gotten into the unit! This was after she had paid rent late two months in a row only being there a total of 8 months. --64.246.xxx.xx




Would you take? (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: May 30, 2023 2:08 PM
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G,

I like Sisco's reminder that these folks will take the place the good resident you want.

Keep marketing like a crazy person to get more apps and better odds of finding a "normal" renter.

MEANWHILE make certain you have legit evidence to DQ them.

Just for fun I like to dig deeper intotheir app and usually find this was the tip of the iceberg.

Don't let them bring down you ship.

BRAD --73.103.xxx.xxx




Would you take? (by Sandy [CO]) Posted on: May 30, 2023 7:30 PM
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Hate to pass up good credit but they're to risky. To many red flags here. Good luck on finding the next great tenant --87.249.xxx.xx




Would you take? (by Jim [OH]) Posted on: May 31, 2023 5:47 AM
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What Jason said about what MikeA said. --184.57.xxx.xx





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