Apartment Hunting 101: How and what to look for<br />Mark Juleen, V.P. of Marketing, J.C. Hart Company<br />mark@homeisjch...
Don’t freak out yet!  It’s a pain in the a$$, but you’ll get through it.<br />
Things to consider:<br />When?<br />Where?<br />What?<br />Why?<br />How?<br />
Things to think about: When?<br />Current lease expires?<br />Start looking?<br />Move-in date?<br />To make a decision?<b...
Things to think about: Where?<br />How close to campus?<br />How close to work?<br />How close to shopping?<br />How close...
Things to think about: What?<br />How many bedrooms?<br />Roommates?<br />How many bathrooms?<br />Washer/Dryer?<br />Util...
Things to think about: Why?<br />Location?<br />Trust?<br />Fits all your needs?<br />Price is right?<br />Lease details/p...
Things to think about: How?<br />Searching<br />Online<br />Craigslist<br />Apartments.com<br />Company Websites<br />Othe...
Things to think about: How?<br />Applying<br />A few things you may need<br />a photo ID<br />a letter of employment<br />...
Now that I’ve told you nothing, what are your concerns?  <br />How can I help you?  <br />
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  1. 1. Apartment Hunting 101: How and what to look for<br />Mark Juleen, V.P. of Marketing, J.C. Hart Company<br />mark@homeisjchart.com | @mbj<br />
  2. 2. Don’t freak out yet! It’s a pain in the a$$, but you’ll get through it.<br />
  3. 3. Things to consider:<br />When?<br />Where?<br />What?<br />Why?<br />How?<br />
  4. 4. Things to think about: When?<br />Current lease expires?<br />Start looking?<br />Move-in date?<br />To make a decision?<br />Application?<br />Lease signing?<br />
  5. 5. Things to think about: Where?<br />How close to campus?<br />How close to work?<br />How close to shopping?<br />How close to fun?<br />How close to …?<br />
  6. 6. Things to think about: What?<br />How many bedrooms?<br />Roommates?<br />How many bathrooms?<br />Washer/Dryer?<br />Utilities?<br />Parking?<br />Rent?<br />Maintenance?<br />Lease terms?<br />What else?<br />
  7. 7. Things to think about: Why?<br />Location?<br />Trust?<br />Fits all your needs?<br />Price is right?<br />Lease details/policies?<br />All parties are in agreement?<br />
  8. 8. Things to think about: How?<br />Searching<br />Online<br />Craigslist<br />Apartments.com<br />Company Websites<br />Others<br />Print<br />Apartment Guide<br />For Rent Magazine<br />Friends/Referrals<br />Drive Around<br />Pick a few, email or call them to set an appointment, and bring an ID with you<br />
  9. 9. Things to think about: How?<br />Applying<br />A few things you may need<br />a photo ID<br />a letter of employment<br />your last 2 pay stubs<br />a copy of last year's tax return<br />most recent bank statement<br />letters of recommendation<br />Co-signer/Guarantor<br />a blank check to pay the deposit <br />
  10. 10. Now that I’ve told you nothing, what are your concerns? <br />How can I help you? <br />
  11. 11. Shameless self promotion<br />www.homeisjchart.com<br />
  12. 12. Write this down:<br />www.slideshare.net/homeisjchart<br />

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