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TOP 12 QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE YOU RENT.

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Apartment hunting can be both fun and challenging! Finding an apartment that’s affordable, in a good location and up to your living standards are just the first things you need to worry about when choosing the perfect apartment. Whether you’re a first-time apartment renter, or you’ve been in the game for a while, you’ll want to ask some important questions before you sign a lease and collect your keys. We’ve put together the top twelve questions renters should ask property managers BEFORE signing a lease.

What are the lease terms?

12 Months

What does it cost to move in?

$260 up front, deposit and first months rent upon move in.

Are utilities included in the cost?

No

What's your pet policy?

2 pets allowed - $420 fee, $200 refundable, $50 a month per pet.

What is your guest policy?

No Guest Parking in the complex after office hours.

Do you require apartment renters insurance?

Yes

How do I pay the rent?

Online or with a check.

How are repairs taken care of, especially in an emergency?

Onsite and on-call emergency maintenance.

Is there public transportation nearby?

Yes, Trax station.

How often does rent go up? By how much?

At Renewal, based off market rent.

What is the parking situation?

Resident permit parking and paid garage parking.

Are there plans to update the building?

Hallways in B & D will have new flooring by the end of the year.

Is there a penalty for breaking my lease?

Yes - break fee or paid until re-rented.