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Renters Guide

We will guide you and make sure that you don’t miss any opportunity to rent the perfect place. The process to rent in Miami can be completed as quickly as 24 hours to 2 – 3 weeks. The apartment selection can be done in 2 to 7 days. When the apartment is selected and we have negotiated the best price for you , we start preparing the documentation* to rent the apartment.

What do I need to rent ? 

IDs: Copy of driver’s license or passport

Proof of income:  Employment letter or guarantor information or bank statements. If you are student with no income you will have to submit proof of your parents income or guarantor.

Deposits: The standard deposit is 3 months prior to move in, First, Last and Security deposit , the Security deposit* is refundable at the end of the lease.

Do you have a pet? : Some building has weight restrictions, if you have a pet be prepared to pay an additional pet deposit between $ 100 – $ 500.

Apply to the building Association: (Each building in Miami is run by a condo association) , they required to Fill out a building application which it will need to be approved by the condo association they will run a background check to obtain an approval. The cost of the application is paid by the tenant and it usually cost between $ 100 – $ 250 each applicant.

The building application is usually what takes longest and can be completed within 24 hours, 48 hours or to 2 to 3 weeks.

Security Deposits requirement varies.

International

If you are a first time renter in Miami and do not have a credit history in the U.S., landlords might require an extra security deposit, a guarantor or additional rent paid up front.

We’ll make sure to guide you through the entire process informatively.

*Security Deposit :When your lease ends, your landlord has 15 days to return your security deposit. If he/she does determine there are damages, then the tenant must receive notice within 30 days for the cost and the details of said damages. If you want to contest it, you have 15 days to formally reject the claim.

  • Get to know the neighborhood (Day & Night)
  • Always read through your lease and ask questions.
  • Inspect the property before move – in (photos)
  • Pay the rent on time
  • Call, text and e-mail your landlord if you need any repair.
  • Always ask! get permission from the landlord if you would like to paint walls, change fixtures , etc.
  • Protect your security deposit. (Keep the property clean and in good conditions).
  • Notify your landlord at least 60 days before the lease ends if you want to renew or not.