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The Truth About Renting an Apartment

insights for insights for LÅNDLORDSRENTERS We asked a bunch of renters and a bunch of landlords a bunch of questions; here is what we found out. What to Ask Renters Look For SPACE, FOOD, and LAUNDRY when looking for a new place. Renters Can I go month to month? Renovated often forget to ask Large Are utilities included? On-site or in-unit laundry What's the process for getting things fixed? Pet-friendly Landlords recommend asking Off-street parking What costs are shared? Close proximity to nightlife/restaurants Light bulbs? Ant traps? Close to friends Close to work If you get evicted you probably didn't pay your rent. Renters Typically Don't Break Their Lease 37% 100% if evictions were due to a of landlords asked failure to Yes have evicted a tenant. pay rent 15% Reasons why they do ranged from "Being a dumb ass" to 63% of landlords asked No have never evicted a tenant. "work commit- 85% ments." You're Not Alone Have you ever broken a lease? Most common complaints landlords hear #1 Most Annoying Rule Something Broke Come on! Dogs make life worth living!* *I am not particularly fond of cats, but I understand some people enjoy them, too. PETS Price Due Date Mold Top Five Things Renters Hate About Their Apartment /Bugs Poor Management Slow or non-existent repairs, hard to get a in contact with... A 1-Year Lease is Likely But you can probably go month to month after - Amenities No laundry, no dishwasher, no closets... Yes then month No to month shorter is ok allowed Is a 1 Year Lease Required? Neighbors Bills Bad insulation = high bills Loud, obnoxious, smokers.. Yes Other but they can only renew for another year Cost Too much $$ All results are derived from informal online surveys of renters and landlords. RENTSHARE" Solving problems for renters Pay Rent Online | Share Expenses | Get Reminders Most popular features in an apartment

The Truth About Renting an Apartment

shared by rentshare on May 09
What do potential tenants look for most in an apartment, and what do they hate? Ever wondered what the main reason is for eviction? Well, RentShare took to reddit to learn more about what both tenants...



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