Real Estate Resource Podcast
About This Show
Thank you for checking out the Real Estate Resource Podcast. My name is Jim Sipprell. I started my journey in residential real estate back in 2007. I am currently a licensed Real Estate Broker. Since that time I have worked in Commercial and Residential real estate helping buyers and sellers obtain their dreams. This podcast is devoted to providing you with information that can help you in the purchase or sale of your next home. I am excited to share the tips and tricks to give you the edge when dealing with sales agents. Educating you and bring knowledge from professionals one episode at a time. Please visit http://www.realestateresource.org for more information. You will find all the information you are looking for.
Most Recent Episode
Landlord’s Secrets Unveiled for a Perfect Rental
Renter's Podcast Episode Searching for Apartments Online Apartments .com ForRent Hotpads Craigslist Why use them MLS Using a Broker/Agent Amenities Location Rules -BBQs, guests, etc. Hardwood floors vs carpets Dogs/cats - limitations on weight and number Things to consider Who is going to be on the lease? Security deposit Painting Guests Parking When and who can enter your apartment Changing the locks Terms and conditions to watch for What is included? Signing the lease Contact the Utility Company Set up cable - see if they allow the dish prior to calling or you will pay! Walls Condition of carpet - stains Interior of Stove/Fridge Doors for damage Take video and pictures - most important part. Use the provided checklist and make notes What it covers - to the walls and personal possession Getting renters insurance - cheap - a must Prior to moving in Know your rights on entry Get proper notice - quiet enjoyment Have a contact in your phone in case of an emergency Know your rights on pay to stay laws. If your landlord is accepting partial payments, then your entitled to staying under the terms of the lease. Neighbors - Minor disputes - be friendly, try to resolve, get management involved, break the lease. If they don't then it's time to issue formal notices and withhold rent. Repair Request - If its safety then make sure you document the issues. While living at the premises Document everything - Keep a journal Document all interactions with your landlord — both good and bad. Note phone calls and conversations, save emails and text messages, and document late rent payments, notices served, warnings issued, complaints, maintenance requests, requests to enter the unit, and what happens inside once you do. Certified mail is a must Remember in most states it is calendar to calendar. 30 days. Gi