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Whether you are a lessor / landlord or tenant - you should make sure you do your homework before signing a rental agreement.
Make sure the property meets your day-to-day needs. Ask yourself:
It's important to shop around to avoid making rash decisions about renting. There can be significant up-front costs, so think carefully about what you can afford. To rent a house at $380 per week could cost you about $2,500 to move in. You could have to find the money to pay for:
Make sure you know what your rights and responsibilities are.
More information about renting a property is available in the guides for tenants and lessors and rental law videos