Tenant Resources & Checklist
Renting a property is not a decision that one can make overnight. It is necessary to think of all you will need and all the factors that matter in your particular situation prior to signing your lease. We at American Property Management, are committed to provide you with our expertise and know how to satisfy all of your needs and taste.
We are one of Southern California’s premiere property management companies located in Los Angeles. With many apartments for rent in Los Angeles and many years of experience in the property management business, we want to share with our readers some important information for their apartment rental decision making.
There are a variety of factors to consider before renting a place, for instance: price, size, location, neighbors, amenities, transportation, nearby places, duration of the lease and more.
The Check List
It is advisable to make a list with all the important issues that are relevant to you, such as: paid utilities, parking options, location, unit size, length of the lease, good name of the property management company you are working with, among other previously mentioned factors. These are important points to check before signing a lease that will commit you for a determined time with the landlord. Here you will find some helpful advice prior to renting your next home:
• The easiest and most practical way to find out what types of apartments are available is to do some research on the Internet, or simply drive around the areas you would like to live. Our site offers an easy-to-find filter for all our properties.
• You can also be more traditional and circle the ads on the newspapers and check out rental magazines. Be sure to write a list of the properties that attracted your attention for all factors that are important to you, and then schedule your visits with the agent or go to the open houses.
• The apartment visit will give you a better idea of the size and amenities and appliances available in your price range.
• Make a list of all the questions you'd like to ask the property manager before visiting the apartment so you don't forget any details.
• If necessary, take important notes or pictures of the units so you can compare afterward and choose the one that suites you the best.
• Also, if you like the property but you can’t afford it by yourself, consider getting a roommate. This is a great option for sharing expenses.
• With our property management experience and help in apartment rental choices, you will make a decision that will hopefully satisfy you. Let us assist you with the paperwork, applications, fees, and everything you need!