Finding a good apartment with affordable rent is certainly not easy, especially for first time renters. Here are some valuable experiences you should know when renting an apartment.
In this article realestatevietnam will give you three main categories: before you go to see the apartment, when to look at the apartment and the note to know when making a lease.
Before going to see the apartment to rent
Before you go to see the apartment, you need to call the landlord first, confirm that the person you are contacting is the real owner of the flat or a broker.
In case if the person you are contacting is the Landlord: Please ask for some basic information such as the apartment’s specific address, apartment rent, electricity, water, etc.
In case if the person you are contacting is Broker: Ask immediately if the service fee (if any) when you go to see the house, if you pay, you should only agree to pay if the house.
Avoid paying a homeowner’s service before you rent a home or have a home-search contract, in which the terms of the contract must be refunded if you can not find a home within the period (10 days) from the date of signing. If the broker accepts the money but does not find a home or does not want to pay back.
When to see the apartment to rent
When arriving at an apartment, you should look at the direction of the house, the position of the window of the apartment, the apartment has many windows, the surrounding landscape, make sure that the living space is comfortable, spacious and airy and comfortable as possible.
Next step you should check the power system, the water of the apartment. If needed, you can take an experienced person to test the household.
Then find out how far away from your workplace and family members are. Are regional traffic convenient? Also find out the distance to schools, shopping centers, shopping centers, hospitals, bus stations, …
Is the environment clean? How is the place? Does the apartment you want to rent have good soundproofing?
Before deciding to rent an apartment, you should come to many times to see if the house is not. For example, if the location of the apartment is in the direction of the sun, you will have to spend a lot of money for cooling at home at that time.
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12 points should be noted when making an apartment lease
Point 1. Owner Verification: You need to ask the landlord for a proof of identity card, apartment ownership certificate, home tax or copy of registration to verify the owner’s identity as the landlord. If you are a second homeowner, ask the person to submit a written contract with the landlord, to find out in the end whether the agreement is forbidden to be rented to another person.
Point 2. Rent: What is the rent? When? How long does it take? (best start date … month … year … to date … month … year …), how to pay rent? Can long term lease agreements with landlords reduce rent?
Point 3. Deposit: Do you need to pay a deposit? How much is the deposit? (Best deposit not more than 2 months total rent)? Can not rent again and get a deposit refund?
Point 4. Other expenses: Electricity, water, internet, cable and other expenses incurred during the rental period (elevator fee, parking fee, security fee, apartment service fee , public funds, management fees, taxes …) by whom? Check the water and electricity numbers before moving in to ensure that your next monthly electricity bill is charged correctly.
Point 5. Termination of lease: Can not the lease term expire? Need to notice how many days, how many months? Is there an agreement on the liability of the breach of contract (premature termination of lease)? The time of deposit refund (if any). The landlord must get back the rent before any longer notice and if the landlord broke the contract how much compensation?
Point 6. Home Appliances: What are home appliances and home appliance owners, how are they used? For the current equipment is not good, it is best to take pictures as evidence, to avoid any evidence later.
Point 7. Special constraints: Does the landlord have any special limit requirements? For example, are pets raised? Do business in the apartment? Is the offender responsible for the breach of contract?
Point 8. Permission to use: How to use the facilities of the building? How to send a car? Building management and regulations?
Point 9. In the contents of the lease, there is room for improvement, the two sides need to be sealed or jointly signed, to avoid future disputes.
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Point 10. To sign the contract, each party keeps one copy.
Point 11. Does the lease need to be notarized? If yes, who will bear the notary fee?
Point 12. Principles of renting a house need to ask a lot, see many, compare many can find the most appropriate room.
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