Don’t be afraid to ask to speak to other tenants or to ask about the neighborhood, the nearest shopping centers, bus lines, or any visible damages to the unit.
You can also speak to other residents in the building to find out what they like and don’t like about living there.
You can gather information about other tenants’ experiences in the apartment building by researching it at Apartment Ratings.
See below for a detailed list of questions to ask a potential landlord.
Below are a series of questions you can ask the landlord before you sign a rental agreement: A landlord cannot change any aspect of a lease during the fixed-term period except by mutual agreement. In month-to-month tenancies, however, landlords can change the rules of tenancy more easily.