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Whether you’ve been a renter for years or are looking for the first time, there are always questions you should ask as you search for a new apartment. We’ve put together a list across several categories. These questions should prepare you to choose the right apartment for you with all the facts at hand!
This category of questions is probably foremost on your mind when you look for an apartment. When you ask these questions, it’s important to get the answers in writing if you can. Here are some questions we suggest:
One of the benefits of renting an apartment is not having to deal with maintenance issues on your own. Your community will have a maintenance staff that can take care of these concerns for you. This is a great benefit, but there are a few things you may want to ask regarding maintenance:
Some communities have restrictions regarding how long a guest can stay before you are required to notify the property manager. It is best to find out this information up front before you step over the line and incur a fine or penalty. It is also courteous renter behavior to know and follow your community’s policies regarding guests, since they are not going to be paying any rent. Some good questions to ask are:
Related to the issue of guests is the possibility that you, the lessee, experience circumstances that require you to move before your lease is up. In this case, you may wish to sublease out your apartment for the remainder of your lease. But first, you need to know what is allowed by your community:
If you have any questions about renting through MMC, reach out to us today!