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Renting 101

Maybe you’re new to the area, or have never rented before… or maybe you’re an old pro at this stuff. Regardless, this page is here to help you understand what to expect when you’re renting. I call it “Renting 101”. Below is a list of pages designed to answer the most common questions I get, and also to help “demystify” the process.

1. When You Call A REALTOR
I just want to see the place, why do REALTORS ask all these questions?

2. What Should I Rent?
I have never rented before or am new to the area… How should I figure out what I should rent and where to look?

3. Renting an Apartment
Pros and Cons of renting at a rental community vs. renting something from a private landlord

4. Renting From A Private Landlord
Pros and cons of renting from a private landlord vs. renting something from a rental community

5. Qualifications & The Application Process

  • How do I know if I will qualify?
  • How long will the application process take?
  • How much does applying for a rental cost?
  • When do I have to pay the deposit?
  • Can I change my mind after I submit an application.

6. Tenant Agency
Should I hire my own agent?

7. Searching for Homes for Rent – DIY
Whether you’re looking to rent an apartment or house, we just might have a listing that would be of interest to you! Check out our listings of homes and apartments for rent right here… or use the Home Search option on the right side of the page to look for more homes for rent!

8. HELP!
If finding a home is an overwhelming task, let me help! You can reach me by email at [email protected] or by phone 703-669-3142. It would be my pleasure to make this process a bit easier for you.

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