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Apartment Rental Process

The rental process typically consists of 5 simple steps:
1. Education about the apartment search process
2. Locating an apartment to rent
3. Submitting the application to secure the apartment
4. Approval process by property owner or manager
5. Move-in assistance

Perruzzi Real Estate specializes in locating apartment rentals in the Chelmsford and Billerica areas. To start, we perform a thorough analysis of your needs to establish realistic guidelines to assist in the search process. We gain an understanding of where you would like to live, your preferred move-in date, the number of bedrooms you need, preferred amenities and what your budget can afford.

Next, we begin the task of locating a rental according to your specifications. We understand this is not easy. Our brokers will help you get familiar with the current rental market and find the perfect rental property that matches your criteria. For several reasons the rental market is

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becoming more and more competitive. We strongly suggest you have an acceptable form of payment ready to secure an apartment. In this day and age its first come first serve; especially within a 45 mile radius of Boston. Days and even hours can impact the availability of some properties.

Along with your payment and deposit we strongly encourage you to complete a rental application before visiting any properties. Since timing is so important we suggest that, when you view an apartment, you bring the following items:
1. Deposit check (only form taken), and
2. Full list of references (current and former landlords, employer, and credit reference)
We can help secure the rental application and perform the background check once the application is submitted:

Rental application resources

Most rental property owners or managers require 1st month’s rent, while others require last month's rent and a security deposit, -. As a result, it is very important that you have the funds available prior to beginning your search or, at the latest, prior to your move-in date.

After your application has been accepted you’ve reached the last stage of the rental process; moving in! We understand that moving can be very stressful. Luckily, we can assist you through your move and will be there afterwards to help you with anything else you might need. Click here to learn more about our ‘Relocation Services’.

Looking for that perfect apartment? Be sure to know your rights as a tenant. Click here

Additional resources

U-Haul -
Mayflower -
U-Pack Moving -

Troy's Moving & Storage -
John Palmer Moving & Storage -
DN Van Lines -
Personal Movers -
Ayer Moving & Storage Inc -

Apartment Rental Process