When you are searching for a place to rent where you can have some of your own privacy without neighbors above or below you, you can look for this in a townhome. A townhome provides you with your own outdoor space, sometimes with a fenced-in backyard, plenty of storage, and often a garage for parking. But before you go out and choose the first townhome to rent, make sure you evaluate some of the unit's more important details with its cost, location, and features. Here are some recommendations to help you with your two-bedroom townhome rental selection process.
Consider the Cost
One of the first details you will include in your townhome search is how much the rent is monthly. The rent will be set up as a fixed amount for the duration of the lease term, which is usually twelve months. However, there can be additional costs that will be included with your base rent that can make the cost of your townhouse rental increase. So make sure you add them all in together as you are evaluating the costs.
Look to see if any utilities are included in the rent and which ones are extra, which you need to put into your name as the responsible party. You should also find out if there are any extra costs, such as maintenance fee, landscaping fee, parking fee, or a pet fee if you plan to keep a pet in the townhome. Before you can make a final decision on a townhome rental you will need to evaluate its cost based on all the expenses.
Look at Townhome Location
Next in line to consider for your townhome rental is where it is located. Is the townhome in the right city or county, which you may want to be close to work, school, and other responsibilities? You may want to check into the townhome's location in relation to a nearby highway, freeway, or other transportation. But if you want to live in a quiet area, you may want to be far away from any highways and freeways or busy intersections.
Review Its Features
The inclusions of your townhome rental should provide for the space you need along with the features inside. This can include the kitchen features, such as a dishwasher, built-in microwave, sink disposal, and gas stove and oven.
Look at the fridge to see if it has the addition of an ice maker and a water filter where you can get delicious cold filtered water. Also look at the number of bedrooms, bathrooms, storage spaces, the presence of a basement or laundry area, or if there is a garage, smart appliances, or hardwood flooring installed to help keep the home clean of pet messes.