Can You Look Inside Rental Homes?


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It is considered normal for a prospective tenant to look inside a rental home before renting it. In fact, one sign of a potential rental scam occurs when a landlord insists that the tenant pay money before seeing the inside of a home or apartment, according to RentalAds.com.

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Can You Look Inside Rental Homes?
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When renting an apartment, a prospective tenant should make appointments to see the interior of every apartment in which he's interested. Often, prospective tenants can fill out rental applications at the time of the initial visit. Landlords often cram many viewing appointments into weekends. Prospective tenants should expect to spend about 45 minutes visiting each potential home, says The Art of Manliness.

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