Knowing what questions to ask when renting an apartment in Albany is an important part of the apartment hunting process. There’s a lot to consider, and most times, there’s always something that we forget to ask!
Below is a helpful list of questions to ask when you’re apartment hunting so you can be rest assured that your next apartment is the perfect place to call home!
20 Important Questions to Ask When Renting an Apartment
How much is the rent?
What is the security deposit?
Are utilities included? If so, which ones and how much do they usually cost?
Are there storage sheds available if I need extra space?
Are pets allowed? If so, is there a fee?
What is the penalty for terminating the lease early?
Can you sublet?
What are the other residents like? Who lives below/above/next to your potential new apartment?
What is the school district?
Is the neighborhood safe?
Is there washers and dryers available?
Am I allowed to decorate and paint the walls?
How much will I pay in up-front costs when I sign the lease?
How does parking work? Do tenants have designated spots? What about parking for my guests?
Is there an application fee? If so, how much is it?
Who does apartment maintenance? Are they on call 24/7?
How and where are UPS/FedEx deliveries left?
When and where is trash pickup?
Is there public transportation nearby?
Who plows the snow?
Hopefully this checklist of questions will help you during your upcoming apartment search!
Looking for an Apartment in Albany, NY?
The Lofts at One Broadway offer beautiful, modern Manhattan-style apartments near downtown Albany. Featuring historic architecture, pet friendly units and a wide range of amenities located steps away from downtown, the Albany Lofts at One Broadway are the perfect place to call home!
• Spacious Living Areas
• Hard Wood Floors
• Fully Equipped Kitchen
• 24 Hour-Emergency Maintenance
• Yoga/Dance Studio
• Elevator Access
• Maintenance-Free Living
• Easy Commutes
• Minutes from Downtown Albany
• Covered Parking
• On-Site Fitness Center
• Pet Friendly, with Fenced in Dog Run
Contact us online today for more information or give us a call at 518-242-7685 to learn more about renting one of our luxury apartments in Albany, NY.