What to check in a property before renting?

Before you sign the rental agreement on a property, check for the following things:

Damp Walls and Doors - Check for any damp walls and doors in the house/apartment. It could be a sign of major leakage in the house or the building.

Pipes – be it gas, water or anything else, check for leaks.

Sink faucets, shower heads and water – make sure water (both cold and hot) really comes out of the faucets and the shower head and it’s with a decent pressure. Also the toilet has to flush properly and thoroughly.

Electricity and appliances should all be working. Check if all the lights or other electric devices are operational.

Walls and windows. Check the windows to see if they open close and lock properly. Also inspect the walls. The more walls in common (shared with adjoining apartments), the greater the chance of noise from next door.

Noise. If it’s a highly trafficked area you may have problems concentrating and even sleeping.

To prepare you rental agreement in minutes, please click here!

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Rent Residential Properties

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

  1. We will get in touch with you within 24 hours.
RECENT POSTS
TESTIMONIALS

You guys are doing a great job here! I love how simple forms you have! Quick and efiicient. Got my agreement on time! Thanks! — Mohan Pillai, Chennai

Thank you for the quick delivery! This was waaaay faster than the agent I hired earlier! I love the 21st century! — Prabhat Gupta, Bangalore

What an awesome service! This really helps! — Naina Gurung, Toronto, Canada