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Manhattan Apartment Rental 101 -- Apartment Rental Checklist

What You Need to Know Before You Sign A Lease


With New York City apartment rentals, looks can sometimes be deceiving. Before you sign over that check for first and last month’s rent, it’s important to take the time to make a quick inspection.

Don’t let an aggressive real estate agent convince you to commit before you’ve done your research. Remember, you’ll be spending a lot of time in this apartment -- not to mention shelling out well over a third of your salary on the rent.

This apartment inspection checklist will help guide you as you evaluate apartments and decide on your new home.

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