Have you recently sold your home but have not bought a new one yet? Do you need to move across town to fulfill a dream job?
Finding a rental home in San Antonio may just be the wisest option that you have right now. Most of the time, it’s hard to find an apartment that you want especially if you’re new in the area and still trying to get the hang of the area.
We’ve come up with some tips to make quick work of your search.
You can expedite your search for your new place
Check your calendar dates. As long as you pass the financial and background checks, landlords can make adjustments if you would like to move mid-month. Normally, landlords allow a 30-day notice for tenants who won’t renew their rents and all of them like fillingan empty room or house right away. They say the best time to look for a property to rent is after the 15th of the month so you can start on the 1st.
A referral from a friend is the easiest way to find a home rental in San Antonio or anywhere else. If you’re moving locally, ask your friends to take photos when they see properties with “For Rent” signs. But if you’re moving from another state or community, you can work remotely with some friends and ask for their help by posting on social media accounts your intentions of finding a new place.
If you’re relocating because of work, ask if your company will give you relocation benefits that include housing assistance. Or your new company may be the right source to help find home rental referrals. They can familiarize you with the neighborhood.
Take advantage of the internet. Try a lot of local websites. If this doesn’t help, check the classified ads of several local newspapers.
Have you thought of temporary housing? Ask a prospective landlord for a month to month or 6-month lease. Ask if there are any sublet opportunities within their property. There are a lot of vacation properties that may work temporarily just make sure you have a proper lease.
Finally, consider working with a relocation specialist. You know them better by the term REALTORⓇ. A REALTORⓇ can help you if you’re on a tight deadline and zero in on available properties and prospective neighborhoods.
San Antonio Property Management can help you all the way from property viewings up to the day you move into your new home rental.
We have been filling rentals for many years now and I’ve seen tenants come and go, happy and satisfied.
We also manage properties and screen applicants very well and make sure property owners get quality people. Work with me, Scott Wiggans, as your REALTORⓇ, I will make sure you will find a quality home rental.
Call us today at 210-201-6543 and say hello to your new life in San Antonio!