Searching for a rental property has never been easier—there are multiple ways to find your new home:
In some cities, a broker may be needed to help you locate your new home. A broker, typically a real estate professional, packages all your financial information and submits it to the leasing office and/or landlord for you. They often have access to rentals that are not listed publicly and may offer a wider variety of options. In addition, real estate professionals usually know a lot about the different neighborhoods, local services and amenities. But keep in mind, this service is not free—a broker is typically paid a finder’s fee for their help that's usually due after you sign your lease.
Once you've created a list of homes or apartments to visit, here are some things to do:
Once you've viewed all the properties and collected all the information you need, it's time to compare and decide what home is best for you!