Guide to renting a home
From government registration to the proximity of your child’s school, there are many factors that you need to take into account when renting a home. Use this handy guide before you sign the lease on your new home.
Research your location, choosing an area convenient for you and your family.
Decide what you want from your home - an apartment or a villa?
Budget and viewings
Check that you can afford what you want in your preferred area, schedule viewings.
Check the size of your chosen property and that any furniture you own will fit.
Technical checks and offer
Check air conditioning, wiring and plumbing. If you are content, make an offer.
Prepare your documents - your consultant will tell you what you will need.
Prepare your post-dated cheques to pay your rent, security deposit and agency fees.
Your contract will be drawn up once your fees are paid. Check all clauses before signing.