Choosing an apartment is a lengthy process. From deciding if the neighborhood is right for you to asking the dozens of needed questions about the space and its amenities – it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. We’re here to help with that. We’ve created a free checklist of “must ask” questions while apartment hunting. Simply click this link, and you can download a PDF version to use while looking for the right home.
Questions to Ask
The questions are divided into applicable categories such as “Pre-Visit” and “During the Tour” as well as things to consider while reviewing the lease, and some final thoughts. There are things you should ask yourself like, “Is this home an affordable, practical option?” as well as questions to ask your leasing agent or potential landlord such as “What is included in the utilities?” You also want to use a general sense of discernment while viewing the place and its surrounding area – do you feel comfortable and safe? Can you envision yourself living there?
What to Check While Apartment Hunting
There are also some small things to check like if all the power outlets work, or if the water pressure is lacking. It’s easy to forget things like this when you’re trying to calculate rent costs and feel out the neighborhood. We’ve compiled all the pertinent questions, all you have to do is download the list to reference while searching for or visiting different places.
While apartment hunting, there are some must-ask questions to determine if it’s the right place. And at the end of the day, only you can know for sure if it’s the right place, so listen to your instincts. However, we’re here to help and give you the right tools and questions to start with. Feel free to download this checklist to use on your next apartment visit!