What are some of the extra costs of renting a place? Do I have to pay a damage deposit? What should I look for when choosing a rental property? How do I figure out how much rent I can afford?
Does the Residential Tenancy Act apply to all rental properties? Where can I search for places to rent? What should I look for when viewing the rental unit? How do I make a good first impression?
What kind of questions do landlords ask on application forms? Do I need to provide references? Can a landlord ask for my credit history? Can landlords charge an application fee?
When have I entered into a tenancy agreement? Is there a standard rental agreement form? I’ve never signed a tenancy agreement before – what should I watch out for? Are my roommates and I co-tenants?
How do security deposits or damage deposits work? What is a Condition Inspection Report? Do I have to have tenant insurance? Can I request to have the locks and keys changed?
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