Tips & Expectations

Rentals in today’s real estate market are much like the homes for sale in Wellington Florida, if they are priced right and in good condition they will rent quickly.

Below are tips for renting a Wellington Florida home in Wellington Florida along with what you should expect as a prospective tenant.  However every prospective landlord/management company will have different requirements, but in my experience, these are the most common.

What to Expect when Renting a Home in Wellington Florida

  • Wellington Florida Rental Tips and ExpectationsExpect to fill out a Rental Application.
  • Expect to have your credit history pulled.
  • Expect to have a background check.
  • Expect to be interviewed.
  • Expect to provide paycheck stubs.
  • Expect to put down First Month’s Rent, Last Month’s Rent and a security deposit (typically equal to one month’s rent depending on credit).
  • Expect your options to be limited if you have a pet(s), especially if they exceed 15-25 pounds.
  • If you have a pet expect to pay a non-refundable pet deposit, in my experience the average is $250-$350 per pet.
  • Expect to pay an application fee if there is a Condo or Homeowners Association.

Tips for Renting a Home in Wellington Florida

  • Be honest
  • Start your rental search 30-45 days prior to your move date. Most properties listed in the MLS are looking for immediate occupancy or within 30 days.
  • Write a letter to your prospective landlord telling them about yourself. If you have bad credit explain why you have bad credit.
  • If you have a pet include them in your letter.
  • Try to see new rental listings the same day.

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Michelle Gibson Wellington Florida REALTORMichelle Gibson of the Hansen Real Estate Group Inc is a full-time REALTOR who has been specializing in Wellington Florida real estate since 2001. This veteran to the real estate industry has expertise in technology, marketing and social media.


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