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Tester? WWYD (by Kevin [FL]) May 19, 2024 6:31 PM
       Tester? WWYD (by NE [PA]) May 19, 2024 6:36 PM
       Tester? WWYD (by ken [NY]) May 19, 2024 6:46 PM
       Tester? WWYD (by Vee [OH]) May 19, 2024 6:59 PM
       Tester? WWYD (by Vee [OH]) May 19, 2024 7:04 PM
       Tester? WWYD (by Bonanza [NC]) May 19, 2024 7:30 PM
       Tester? WWYD (by RB [TN]) May 19, 2024 7:54 PM
       Tester? WWYD (by Jason [VA]) May 19, 2024 7:57 PM
       Tester? WWYD (by 6x6 [TN]) May 19, 2024 8:02 PM
       Tester? WWYD (by plenty [MO]) May 19, 2024 8:25 PM
       Tester? WWYD (by Tim [AZ]) May 19, 2024 8:39 PM
       Tester? WWYD (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) May 19, 2024 8:45 PM
       Tester? WWYD (by Robert J [CA]) May 19, 2024 9:14 PM
       Tester? WWYD (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) May 19, 2024 10:13 PM
       Tester? WWYD (by Kevin [FL]) May 19, 2024 10:31 PM
       Tester? WWYD (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) May 20, 2024 6:17 AM
       Tester? WWYD (by mapleaf18 [NY]) May 20, 2024 7:00 AM
       Tester? WWYD (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) May 21, 2024 1:03 AM
       Tester? WWYD (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) May 21, 2024 1:03 AM
       Tester? WWYD (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) May 21, 2024 2:15 PM
       Tester? WWYD (by jonny [NY]) May 22, 2024 2:58 PM

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Tester? WWYD (by Kevin [FL]) Posted on: May 19, 2024 6:31 PM
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Last week I get a response from a realtor 50 miles away wanting more information on my zillo add for a customer. Then she says they have two small dogs and one larger dog. I respond that we only allow two small pets as this home does not have a big back yard then today I get this.

Good afternoon, I am looking for a property in _____ as my husband has received career opportunity in the area and I am a nurse looking to work at the local hospital. I have two small dogs that total 15 pounds together and a medium size service dog. I am working with realtor _______ also. Would we be able to set up a tour for this home and fill out an application?

Thoughts?

--47.202.xxx.xxx




Tester? WWYD (by NE [PA]) Posted on: May 19, 2024 6:36 PM
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Where’s the testing suspected? --24.152.xxx.xx




Tester? WWYD (by ken [NY]) Posted on: May 19, 2024 6:46 PM
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I would say i am sorry i am not willing to pay an agent --74.77.xx.xx




Tester? WWYD (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: May 19, 2024 6:59 PM
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Hopefully by now you are able to spot defective paperwork, and advise we turn the paperwork into our senator for investigation. I have found the 4 digit medical code for an OH doctor to prescribe with.

--184.59.xxx.xx




Tester? WWYD (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: May 19, 2024 7:04 PM
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look carefully at the prescription, in state doctor? someone posted th letter actually reads this is not a medical prescription, just for entertainment purposes. --184.59.xxx.xx




Tester? WWYD (by Bonanza [NC]) Posted on: May 19, 2024 7:30 PM
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Well if it were me I'd treat everyone the same and they have to fill out my pre-qual form before seeing the property. If they pass, they can schedule on my calendar. Just because they see the property doesn't mean they will submit an application and just because they submit an application doesn't mean it will be accepted.

There are so many reasons an application could be rejected.

Not enough income

Not high enough credit score

No good landlord references

No good character references (friends family co-workers)

They smoke

Another application was approved before your application was completed.

Etc

None of which has anything to do with their pets.

--65.188.xxx.xxx




Tester? WWYD (by RB [TN]) Posted on: May 19, 2024 7:54 PM
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More dog mentality.

NEXT ! --69.130.xxx.xxx




Tester? WWYD (by Jason [VA]) Posted on: May 19, 2024 7:57 PM
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Not a tester, she’s probably being coached by her realtor. Pre-screen before you have any other communication with prospects. --73.147.xxx.xx




Tester? WWYD (by 6x6 [TN]) Posted on: May 19, 2024 8:02 PM
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What type of response did you receive from the realtor and/or prospective tenant? Email, text, phone call....? --76.129.xxx.xx




Tester? WWYD (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: May 19, 2024 8:25 PM
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I would respond with "the property is available to view" and that's all. See what they reply m reschedule a few times if you want. But bounce that ball back into their court. --172.59.xxx.xxx




Tester? WWYD (by Tim [AZ]) Posted on: May 19, 2024 8:39 PM
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I only respond to questions from applicants, not real estate agents or intermediaries. --73.2.xx.xx




Tester? WWYD (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: May 19, 2024 8:45 PM
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Are you selling or are you trying to rent the place out? --24.101.xxx.xxx




Tester? WWYD (by Robert J [CA]) Posted on: May 19, 2024 9:14 PM
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When I has someone with "pets" saying they are emotional support animal, I first ask them to view the rental before I had out an application. I never make a special trip, I only have scheduled open house.

I offer anyone a application packet to fill out with "Proof" of my requirements. If the "people" pass my muster test, I then hand them my "pet" applications.

The rule here in CA, a person with a "dog" must have up to date information, has to be ripe by 30 day. --47.155.xx.x




Tester? WWYD (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) Posted on: May 19, 2024 10:13 PM
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For pets no hardwood flooring or carpet only commercial grade porcelain tile. Always reply to make pet friendly new commercial porcelain tile must installed where rent should be $300 more per month to cover the costs of upgrade. Usually they are no longer interested. --207.236.xxx.xxx




Tester? WWYD (by Kevin [FL]) Posted on: May 19, 2024 10:31 PM
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This is a rental and that is why I have never had an out of town realtor ask about a home for rent. I will send her my standard requirements and an application. If they both don’t have verified income three times the rent that is an easy out. --181.214.xxx.xx




Tester? WWYD (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: May 20, 2024 6:17 AM
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Realtors around me, if they have a listing want the first month's rent and 6-10% there after. So I would not recommend using the realtor route for a rental placement.

If you have other rentals have your great tenants get you a referral instead and pay them for the successful placements.

Now if a realtor approaches me on a FSBO, I will absolutely let them hold the buyers hand for 3% --24.101.xxx.xxx




Tester? WWYD (by mapleaf18 [NY]) Posted on: May 20, 2024 7:00 AM
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Interesting. I got a text from NJ on the rental line saying "I'm a traveling nurse and I'm interested in locating to [local BIG MED] I have a husband and 2 yr old child. Please let me know when we can see the property and how to apply."

I check the NPA/NXX on incoming phone calls and saw it was from NJ (which gives me pause to begin with). I texted her back the prequal link.

Crickets.

I'm thinking if they are testing now, it will be for the under 3 children set because the lead paint laws are becoming more and more Draconian.

I also got a call from a real estate agent the other day who questioned my process. Then the same coo coo part time real estate agent who "wanted to move" a year ago and is also on S8 called me pretending to be calling on behalf of someone else. Problem is the different phone number she gave me was also hers. --64.246.xxx.xx




Tester? WWYD (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: May 21, 2024 1:03 AM
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Kevin,

ALWAYS act as if it's a tester. ALWAYS.

The realtor might just be helping. No fee mentioned yet.

Your only legal response is "Everyone is welcome to apply".

Interesting situation - allow 2 animals but the third is a service animal.

I don't mess with pre-quals because they take time and don't pay. We only text with PAID APPLICANTS. We don't give them lockbox codes until we review their app and are waiting for LLs to call us back.

we remind them to check the online photos and the video walkthru on Youtube, and go look in the windows. NOBODY gets the code or a showing or our time until we review their paid app.

The phrase "career opportunity" makes my Landlordey-Sense tingle.

BRAD --73.103.xxx.xxx




Tester? WWYD (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: May 21, 2024 1:03 AM
Message:

Kevin,

ALWAYS act as if it's a tester. ALWAYS.

The realtor might just be helping. No fee mentioned yet.

Your only legal response is "Everyone is welcome to apply".

Interesting situation - allow 2 animals but the third is a service animal.

I don't mess with pre-quals because they take time and don't pay. We only text with PAID APPLICANTS. We don't give them lockbox codes until we review their app and are waiting for LLs to call us back.

we remind them to check the online photos and the video walkthru on Youtube, and go look in the windows. NOBODY gets the code or a showing or our time until we review their paid app.

The phrase "career opportunity" makes my Landlordey-Sense tingle.

BRAD --73.103.xxx.xxx




Tester? WWYD (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: May 21, 2024 2:15 PM
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Sorry for the duplication.

And the phrase "Local hospital" seems generic. Normally a person would say "Smith Hospital".

Suspicious like it's a copy/paste.

Overall we don't decline until we have their full paid application. This gives us documentation with their signature.

I predict you'll never see an app from this person.

BRAD --73.103.xxx.xxx




Tester? WWYD (by jonny [NY]) Posted on: May 22, 2024 2:58 PM
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I don't "think" it's a tester but treat everyone the same and you don't have to worry about it (well, I guess it depends on HOW you treat them though grins).

Anyway, let them apply if they want and pay whatever fees they have to pay and if they follow through with all of that THEN you can most likely find something to deny on. I say if because most likely, they won't follow through. I have yet to have any of them do that ... always interested, no follow through. If they are testers... they most certainly will not follow through at all for sure.

I've had the same "couple" through a few times and I recognize them yet they have no idea that they've met me before or been in the same building. Yeah... OK... whatever. --69.201.xx.xxx



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