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Old 03-09-2009, 02:08 PM
 
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I own a house in Albany that I am looking to rent out for about three years, while I live somewhere else.

I have only used RE agents in the past to buy property, and wonder about who to see to handle arrangements for renting it out.

Do all RE agents also handle rentals? When I checked out the various websites, NONE of them mention being agents to rent out property. Do they just not mention it?

It's a brand new undertaking for me, so I wonder if anyone has any ideas on how to find the right person or company to handle it.

I'd appreciate any suggestions.
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Old 03-09-2009, 07:43 PM
 
Location: In Denial
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We sold our home in the midwest and moved to the area a year ago. A rental agent helped us find the townhouse we are in right now (renting)- boy o boy did we ever appreciate her help! She was a godsend to be sure- it is sooo tough to know where to look and who to trust when you are moving to a new place. My husband's employer provided was to provide relocation assistance, and they did quite a lot for us, but finding the right place to rent was kinda left in our laps; we did not want to buy until we had a chance to know the area better.
Anyway, an agent at Realty USA helped us find our current rental and our GREAT landlord.
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Old 03-11-2009, 11:27 PM
 
Location: Pendergrass, Georgia
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Marska,
I am moving from Calif. in April. Single, female, 54, 2 cats, will make an excellent tenant to any landlord. Need a place to land with furnishings & cats, very clean, just sold my house, I am/knowledgeable of caring for a home and responsible. Looking at craigs list thinking around the albany area, looking at the town of Hudson. Would like to know what you think. Want to check out area when I get there before enter into lease and live a year before I would want to buy. Very tough trying to locate landing spot. Near a college, but not an apt. and busy area, hiking yes, biking,yes, library,yes, water, swimming,yes....thanks so much for any reply sincerely sandra
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