Before you sign the lease, make sure you read and check the rental agreement for the following:
1. Beginning and the expiration date of the rental agreement.
2. The rental price and information about your security deposit.
3. Reasons by which the landlord can terminate the lease.
4. Are there any penalties for moving out of your apartment before the expiration date?
5. Is there a need of any major repair to be done in the house?
6. What is the lock-in period before you can break the lease?