• Safe Renting Tips

    • Look for the "Trusted" logo. If the Landlord is not "Trusted" ask them to contact us to become "Trusted".
    • If possible, you or someone you know should view the property.
    • If you cannot meet the landlord, have a phone conversation.
    • Never send money based only on email communication.
    • A recommended holding deposit is 20% of one month’s rent.
    • If you are wiring money, only wire from bank to bank.
    • Do NOT use wire services such as Western Union or Moneygram.
    • Do not send money to a country different than the country of the rental.
    • Look for the "Trusted" logo. If the Landlord is not "Trusted" ask them to contact us to become "Trusted".
    • Get a signed rental agreement.

    Security Deposit Tips

    • A security deposit is not more than 2x the rent.
    • Have your landlord inspect the premises before you leave.
    • Deposits should be returned 30 days after the lease expires.