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Mike McCarthy Hamilton Realtor

How the Rental Process works for Tenants:


hamilton rental burlington rental oakville rental milton rentalI am a licensed, professional real estate agent here to help you through the entire rental process. If you are looking for a new place to rent, here is what you can expect while working with me:


  • I'll search for and send you properties that match what you're looking for in a new place to live
  • You'll receive overnight updates on newly listed properties that match your criteria
  • I'll schedule and accompany you on showings
  • I'll help you submit a application that will maximize your chances of getting the place you want
  • I'll help you understand and negotiate the lease terms as well as complete all of the the paperwork required for a proper lease in Ontario
  • I'll be there every step of the way for anything you need up to your move-in date and beyond

And the best part is, my services won't cost you anything!


What you will need to Do & Know:


house rental condo rental apartment rental hamilton oakville burlington Milton​Just like any typical rental, you will need to provide and/or understand each of the following:


  • A completed Rental Application that will include such information as your current and past places of residence & employment, personal references, information about pets & monthly financial obligations (download the form HERE)
  • A legible copy of your photo ID, i.e. driver's license or passport
  • A Letter of Employment and/or Proof of Income, such as your latest pay stubs or Notice of Assessment (for the self-employed)
  • A recent Credit Check from a recognized provider such as Equifax, Trans Union or Credit Karma (I highly recommend using Equifax to get your FREE report HERE)
  • The ability to provide First and Last Month's rent upon acceptance (usually in the form of a bank draft)
  • The vast majority of leases in Ontario are for a minimum term of one year

Feel free to call or email me anytime if you have any questions about the rental process.


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