There are several do’s and don’ts
in choosing a home to rent
while signing the rental/lease
Here’s a checklist for a first-time
renter searching for a rental
Before finalizing the property check its proximity or easy
access to your work place and every day destinations like
school, railway station, hospital and shops.
Where is the
It is always ideal to go for a newly built or no very old
house / apartment. Because frequent maintenance can
happen for old houses
Condition of the house ?
How safe is the
Ensure that the apartment / house belongs to a good
residential community with round the clock security and
power back up.
Do you have
all the facilities?
Do ensure that you have access to facilities like specific
parking slots and essential common lifestyle amenities
belonging to the community as a whole.
How much is the security
All tenants will have to deposit some money with the
landlord as a security against defaults in rent payment and
damages of the property which is usually not more than six
month’s rent, but may slightly vary from case to case.
What does the Lease
Every deal should be entered through a lease agreement which
contains a full description of the property including the premises,
time period, termination clause, rent payable with due date, mode
of payment and penalty if not paid, conditions regarding the use of
property, maintenance charges, special clauses if any and security
Have you created the
The most important thing is to create a lease / rent
agreement with the landlord.
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