Be realistic about what you can afford
Be realistic about what you can afford. Take
into consideration utilities such as electricity, gas, and water as well
as other needs such as phone, cable TV, etc.
Many landlords expect a prospective tenant to
earn at least 3x the monthly rent.
Will last month’s rent be required when
you sign the rental agreement? How much will the deposit be? Will there
be any additional non-refundable fees?
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be other facts which would result in a different interpretation and
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