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#428107 - 09/09/13 11:23 AM Furnishing an apartment?
OCMoya Offline
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Registered: 08/24/13
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Loc: South Florida
Hi everybody, I have a client who is looking to rent an apartment or townhouse but she wants it already furnished in the Miami area. In the area she's looking for there are only 2 furnished properties and about 60 unfurnished ones. These 2 properties are very picky about their tenants so they might not work out.
My plan is to find her a place a little bit cheaper than what she wants to pay furnished, and arrange to have the place furnished for her, so that the monthly rent on the property and the furniture will equal her initial total monthly budget.
Are there companies that do this? furnishing a home and you just pay monthly? or did I hit a dead end with this client? She's only staying in the country for 1 year so she's not interested in buying any furniture at all, and she doesn't really want to go to a Rent-a-center and start picking stuff one by one either.
Any recommendations?

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#428108 - 09/09/13 11:41 AM Re: Furnishing an apartment? [Re: OCMoya]
Vermont Offline
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Is she an actual "client" (as in you having a contractual relationship with her) . . . . or is she just a Customer ?

In the first case, you should have known about this problem.

In the second, I'd let her go to a motel for a long term rental.

In either case, you're going to earn every penny of any rental commission you "might" receive. Good luck.
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#428110 - 09/09/13 11:48 AM Re: Furnishing an apartment? [Re: Vermont]
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She's actually a customer from my country, a referral from another client. She contacted me actually last friday to tell me she's flying in today and she needs a place by this coming weekend. She's interested in a 3br property, so motel would not be an option. She's staying a year so my commission would be just based on the yearly rent, nothing else, but because of her economic status, she can be a good referral of clients looking to do the same as her.

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#428111 - 09/09/13 12:03 PM Re: Furnishing an apartment? [Re: OCMoya]
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Then I suppose that you'd better work to get her to sign on with you as a real "Client" just in order to get paid by her . . . . unless you already have some Listed Rentals lined up, where the LandLord will provide the compensation.
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#428112 - 09/09/13 12:16 PM Re: Furnishing an apartment? [Re: Vermont]
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Registered: 08/24/13
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Ok, will meet up with her tomorrow morning and will have her sign it. Thanks for the input.

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#431810 - 01/14/14 05:07 AM Re: Furnishing an apartment? [Re: OCMoya]
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Furnishing an apartment can be a bit tricky for many reasons. Usually apartments are small, often there is a tight budget to contend with, and on top of all this there might be restrictions in your lease on what you can and can't do.

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#431811 - 01/14/14 05:13 AM Re: Furnishing an apartment? [Re: OCMoya]
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Furnishing an apartment can be a bit tricky for many reasons. Usually apartments are small, often there is a tight budget to contend with, and on top of all this there might be restrictions in your lease on what you can and can't do.
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#437277 - 06/30/14 08:28 AM Re: Furnishing an apartment? [Re: OCMoya]
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Registered: 06/26/14
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Loc: United States
There are absolutely services that will allow you to rent furniture, but it could end up being extremely pricey. She might ultimately be better using the money she saves to buy some second hand furniture she can leave behind.

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#438812 - 09/04/14 10:08 AM Re: Furnishing an apartment? [Re: OCMoya]
Nashville Homes Offline
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Registered: 07/25/13
Posts: 113
Loc: Nashville, TN
Agreed with everyone else, renting furniture is generally pretty expensive, to the tune of $500 or so a month for a 2 bedroom for even mediocre level stuff

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#439100 - 09/16/14 02:25 AM Re: Furnishing an apartment? [Re: OCMoya]
mikeslough5 Offline
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Registered: 08/27/14
Posts: 13
Loc: Canada
Its quit expensive to first rent a property and secondly hire any company to get it furnished so the most suitable and cheaper way is to buy some second hand furniture.

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#454115 - 08/26/16 01:19 AM Re: Furnishing an apartment? [Re: OCMoya]
cristeena Offline
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Registered: 08/25/16
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Loc: Canada
yeah surely it is a big task to furnish the apartment.

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#454934 - 10/13/16 04:59 AM Re: Furnishing an apartment? [Re: OCMoya]
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Furnished an apartments is quit expensive.

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#454940 - 10/13/16 07:31 AM Re: Furnishing an apartment? [Re: OCMoya]
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Loc: 3-4 Ashburn Gardens,South Kens...
People very often look for an accommodation facility that resembles the features that are associated with the ones more commonly found in homes.Furnishing an apartment is cost full and became quit expensive.

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#454941 - 10/13/16 08:15 AM Re: Furnishing an apartment? [Re: Lak Apartments]
Vermont Offline
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Loc: Vermont's North-East Kingdom
Originally Posted By: Lak Apartments
People very often look for an accommodation facility that resembles the features that are associated with the ones more commonly found in homes.Furnishing an apartment is cost full and became quit expensive.

I think I need the services of a Translator.
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#456259 - 01/11/17 01:49 AM Re: Furnishing an apartment? [Re: Vermont]
Jhony Offline
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Registered: 12/14/16
Posts: 44
Loc: Maharashtra > Other areas
He Everybody,

Furnishing Property is good but customers are not agree to buy in this situations you can check online the companies who offers you furniture on rent on monthly basis. It will good helps you to tackle this situation

Thanks

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