A renter's inspection checklist
When it comes to renting an apartment or house, it's not unusual to be in crisis mode. The lease has run out on your old place, and time is of the essence. But to avoid renter's remorse, it's a good idea to check out your potential new digs thoroughly. Here is a list of some basic inquiries. Think of what you can live with -- or without -- if a problem is discovered.
For more information on renting an apartment, see "Renters beware: What to look for before renting."