A lot of questions can hit your mind while searching to rent Lodo Denver apartments and you certainly don’t want to rush with your decision especially if you’re renting an apartment for the first time. You want to ensure you have complete knowledge of the locality and complex, you are aware of the policies, the management of the building is responsive and you are taking the correct decision. You need to know the right questions and ensure you’re getting the best deal at the appropriate price. Therefore, don’t forget to ask these questions to your landlord before signing the contract:
You should be aware of what your lease states, the terms and conditions, and the policies. You should read it completely and carefully. When is the starting of the lease, when it ends? and if you’re allowed to sublet your apartment or not? What will be the application process, the move-in cost and how the monthly payment has to be paid? What are the policies for late payment?
Emergency repairs and Maintenance Requests
You want to have all the information regarding the services of emergency repairs and maintenance provided by the management. You don’t want to panic when there is a broken tap or gas leak in the apartment and you don’t know where to find help. You want to make sure that emergency repair services or maintenance requests whenever needed are just a call away.
What Utilities/ amenities you will get
Take note of what’s included in your rent when you’re looking for apts for rent in Denver cause you need to get your budget right. Will you get water supply, electricity connection, wifi, etc. Is there any furniture that the apartment comes with? If there’s a Pool or Gym in the complex, are you allowed to access? What will be the timings? Will you get property maintenance? What about the parking?
There are some safety measures that you should be updated about:
How is the locality?
Who are the neighbors?
Is it safe at night?
Is the building checked for mold?
How are the locks of the apartment?
Are there sufficient working smoke alarms? Some alarms should be changed every 10 years, don’t forget to ask when it was last installed.
Where is the fire extinguisher located?
You need to know about the building you’re living in.
You don’t want to get a last-minute heart attack about not able to take your pet with you.Make sure that you’re allowed to keep pets in the building and if you are, what is the policy regarding that? In some apartments, there are restrictions regarding some breeds, size, and weight. Sometimes, additional money is asked as a security deposit.
Guests are generally allowed in the apartment but there are policies regarding how long someone will be permitted to stay at the apartment. However, most of the time it is stated in the lease that for how long a guest will be permitted to stay but still it is always better to be informed about any additional policies.
Are changes allowed to be made?
In most of the apartments, it is okay to make changes like paint or refinish until the apartment is handed over the same when it was rented at the time of leaving but still it is always better to ensure if you’re allowed to paint or make changes. You don’t want to paint the walls blue and get yourself in trouble. It is always better to talk about the changes you want to make.