Tag - deposit

Can You Work With Me

[MO] Applicant: "Can you work with me on (the 1st month rent/the deposit)?" Me: "No, we already have contractors." or just "No". [FL] No, I’m not in a position to be your lender and require move-in funds to be paid in full before keys are turned over. [NY] No. I actually have it in my ads and when I discuss about the apartment "first and...

Deposit Stays Until Property is Vacant

Deposit Stays Until Property is Vacant "My 15 year resident is moving out and is asking for his $500 deposit. His cousin moved in 2 years ago and is on the lease. They are staying but can't afford to pay a $500 deposit. Not sure how to respond? Thanks!" Several landlords responded with pretty much the same answer: "The deposit always stays...