Where to Start
When looking for a place to live, consider:
Before signing a lease, paying a deposit, or agreeing to rent anything, check the property carefully. Take the following list of questions with you when you go to preview a rental property. If the landlord refuses to answer your questions, consider renting elsewhere.
Selecting a Place to Live
There are several considerations in the selection of desirable rental property:
Inspect the inside and outside of the unit thoroughly before renting. If repairs are needed, arrangements should be made in writing with the landlord for these to be done by a specific date. A damage inventory should be made before you move in.