First: decide on the neighborhood where they want to stay. They can screen the neighborhood, find out about crime in the areas, nearby stores and markets, and figure out distances between workplace and the neighborhood.
Second: Use different methods to find Apartments for rent:
- look in the classifieds for Apartments for rent,
- hire an agent to search on his or her behalf,
- look online at apartment websites or
- Physically visit or call apartment managers.
Third: The tenant must then visit the apartment, see the surrounding neighborhood, property and the actual unit for rent. The tenant should ask around and talk to residents for their opinions and experiences.
Fourth: Review the rental lease and be sure to be aware of all rules and regulations of the property. Check everything and read the fine print.
Fifth: Before moving in, the tenant should make sure that all amenities are working and report any damage or repairs. The landlord should provide the tenant with an inspection sheet - this is the moving-in report. They can ask the landlord to make the required changes before moving in.