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Things You Should Know Before Renting an Apartment

So you decided it’s time to rent your own space. What do you do first? Renting an apartment is not as easy as it seems. Finding the right place is a tricky thing to do, especially when you don’t know all the details and the things you need to pay attention to. Lucky for you, we’re here to help.

1. Variable rent is not the best choice.

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Before you sign anything, you should discuss the rent and the currency. If the rent is not in local currency, then any changes may cause you to have to pay more. It’s why it’s best to make sure that doesn’t happen.

2. Household rules and neighbors.

Don’t be in a hurry. Before you sign a contract for a year or more, take a look around. See if there are any noisy or crazy neighbors, ask around and find out if there are any special, perhaps related to pets or coming home late.
3. Pay attention to clauses.

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Usually, once you sign a contract with the owner and you rent the apartment, unless you don’t pay the rent on time, you can’t be evicted and you have the same rights as the owners. But sometimes special clauses can change the rules so make sure you check them all to prevent any problems.

4. No detail is too small.

Even if a certain rule or clause may not seem very disturbing at first, don’t let yourself get fooled by the good parts. Pay attention to all the details. What may seem like a very little thing at first can become annoying and disturbing after some time.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on June 24, 2010

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Stefan
Stefan is the owner of Homedit.com – he started the site back in November 2008, from his passion for interior design and decorations and since then the site went from being a simple blog to one of the most popular home design websites on the web right now.

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