WHY RENT WITH BAYVIEW REAL ESTATE
If you are looking for property to rent anywhere in TORONTO.....BAYVIEW REAL ESTATE should be your first port of call. We also do property management. We value your time and have come up with a number of innovative solutions to ensure your rental journey is as efficient and straightforward as possible. From easy online searches and applications to helping you set up automated rent payments and providing best of breed ongoing support, BAYVIEW REAL ESTATE property managers can guide you through every stage of the rental process. We are here to make renting easy and stress free for our valued clients. We offer a number of useful services to help you find the perfect house or apartment to rent, including daily email alerts. Simply register your details and we'll send you customised messages based on your unique requirements. Once you see a house or an a condominium you like, you can make an immediate request online and a BAYVIEW REAL ESTATE representative will be in touch with you. We have a full range of products and services that will help make your property transaction as smooth as possible.
First Time Renters Guide
So you have decided to rent for the first time and have found a property you want rent but what happens next? Here is a summary of what you need to know before you sign your first residential tenancy agreement.
Many first-time tenants worry that because they cannot prove a rental history, they will not be able to rent a property. Fortunately, every tenant has been a first-time renter at some point and there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your application.
If you previously owned your own home and have sold the property, the agent who handled the sale may be able to act as a reference for you. And if you are currently living with your parents, you will require personal references. In some situations, you may also choose to have a parent co-sign your lease with you.
What to look For In A Rental Property
Make sure you spend time looking around the outside of the property and consider the following:
Tips To Get Your Rental Application Accepted
If you have found a property you would like to rent, the next step is to complete an application form. The application form is your way of showing the landlord and agent that you are the best candidate for the property, that you are able to pay the rent and that you will look after the property as specified in the tenancy agreement. Your application is reviewed against all the other applicants so making sure yours stands out is important. There are a number of documents that are often required to accompany your application, therefore before you go house hunting it's worthwhile ensuring everything is up to scratch.
What Should Be Included In The Rental Application:
What Is A Residential Tenancy Agreement?
A residential tenancy agreement is a legal binding written contract between you, as a tenant or resident and a property landlord, is also commonly called a lease. This document should be given to the tenant before paying any money or being committed to the tenancy. Make sure you read it carefully and ask any questions.
Your landlord or real estate agent may carry out a periodic inspection of the property to ensure it is being well cared for and any routine repairs are made. This inspection may include the following: