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$525 / 1br - Temporary furnished room for rent--includes utilities (Urbandale)

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1BR / 1Ba

furnished
house
w/d in unit
no smoking
street parking
private bath
private room

The room is available mid August.

One responsible (prefer female) short term tenant wanted to share a clean, three bedroom, two and 2 1/2 bathroom, 2 story home near 86th and Meredith in Urbandale. (Non smokers only) Location is just minutes from downtown Des Moines, area universities, campaign headquarters, and other area businesses and/or attractions.

I have rented to interns and campaigners as well as other short term tenants in the past. This seems to work out the best for people who need a safe, clean, quiet, furnished place to stay for school or work reasons and cannot sign a 6 month lease.

Rent is a flat $525.00 a month which includes utilities (Elect/Gas, Water/Trash) is due on the first of the month. ($5.00 per day assessment will be charged if rent is paid late) If you need access to my wireless internet, I ask that you pay 1/2 the monthly bill ($20) during your time in my home.

Tenant will have their own furnished bedroom with a; comfy full sized bed, two drawer night stand, six drawer dresser, five drawer chest of drawers, and good sized closet with a closet organizer, lamps, alarm clock and a ceiling fan. (I do have pillows on the bed; you will need to use your own comforter, blankets, sheets and towels.) Tenant will also have use of their own bathroom with a tub and shower, and they will be able to do laundry in the home. Tenant will have street parking in a safe neighborhood.

The tenants' room does not have a working cable outlet. The T.V. does pick up some local stations with a digital antenna; the living room T.V. has satellite which includes Starz, and Encore movie channels.

The tenant would be responsible for purchasing their own food, laundry detergent, personal, and paper products. I have no problem taking turns buying the consumables that we would both consume such as paper towels, dishwashing detergent, cleaning supplies, and other items that we could easily share.

I do expect my roommate/tenant to clean up after themselves, which means cleaning the room and bathroom on a regular basis, and cleaning up any messes they make in the kitchen or other parts of the home. I am not expecting help with the regular house cleaning or other chores around the home, I just ask that they clean up after themselves.

Owner is a 48 year old single white female teacher, and lives with a small dog (yorkie mix) will be afraid of you and bark only when I am there. I also have a cat, a Siberian, a breed generally tolerated by people with allergies. So, you must be a pet lover.

I appreciate a clean, quiet, drama free home. I go to bed early and get up early in the morning and would prefer a mature, drama free person who is respectful of others comfort in their home. We can discuss both of our expectations later if you are interested.

If you are interested in the room I am more than willing to answer any questions you may have, so don't be afraid to ask.

I am asking for a $300.00 deposit which will be returned if; 1) A 30 day notice is given, this is not much of an issue for interns who know when they are moving out before they move in. 2) The bathroom and bedroom are cleaned to the condition they were found in. 3) My property was not damaged 4) Consumables used were replaced. A partial deposit may be returned if not all the conditions mentioned above are met.

If it sounds (after talking) like we will be able to trust each other and get along enough to be able to live together I will check with prior landlords, roommates, and/or other references you provide me... so have them ready!

  • do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

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