1.) Fill out rental documents with your agent Often times this will include a type of agency disclosure.
2.) Look at properties You can search online or enlist the help of your agent.
3.) Complete a rental application Your agent will charge a rental fee. This is generally 1/2 of one month’s rent.
4.) Perform a credit or background check This will be a onetime cost of $50.
5.) Determine if you need a cosigner You may need someone with good credit to cosign your lease to ensure the landlord that your rent will be paid.
6.) Sign the lease! Congratulations, you’ve found your rental! This may also include paying one month, and/or the first and last month of rent as well as a 60% (of one month) Realestate Fee. See details per property.
7.) Pay for utilities Make sure you know what is provided and what you need to arrange on your own.
8.) Don’t forget to pay the rent! Enjoy your new home!