How to Avoid Rental Scams | Just the Tips

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Renting can be difficult especially if you live in Colorado. When you’re desperate you can become the victim of a rental scam. In this Just the Tips, we discuss the various ways you can be scammed while renting. We also go over the three rules you need to know to avoid rental scams.

We explain why you must never give large amounts of money before you meet the landlord and see the apartment in person. We also explain why you should also read the lease before giving over the money. Finally we explain why you should beware of high application fees.

Books: Renters’ Rights by Ann O’Connell and Janet Portman.

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