Choosing a rental apartment can be a daunting task, especially if you are new to renting or are unfamiliar with the local real estate market. It's important to take the time to evaluate your needs and preferences, as well as the amenities and services provided by the property management company. Here are five factors to consider when choosing a rental apartment:

1. Location: 

The location of your apartment can greatly impact your quality of life. Consider proximity to public transportation, grocery stores, restaurants, and other local amenities. If you have a job or attend school, think about the commute time and transportation options. It's also important to consider the safety of the neighborhood and the overall vibe of the community.

2. Budget: 

Your budget is a crucial factor when choosing a rental apartment. Make sure to calculate all the costs associated with renting, including rent, utilities, and any additional fees. Consider your income and other financial obligations to make sure you can comfortably afford the monthly rent. If you have roommates, make sure to discuss and agree on a budget before starting your apartment search.

3. Size and layout: 

The size and layout of your apartment can impact your comfort and overall living experience. Consider the number of bedrooms and bathrooms you need, as well as the overall square footage. If you have pets, make sure the apartment allows them and has enough space for them to move around. Consider the layout of the apartment and whether it fits your lifestyle and furniture.

4. Amenities and services: 

The amenities and services offered by the property management company can greatly impact your living experience. Consider whether the apartment complex has parking, laundry facilities, or other desirable amenities. If you need additional services or maintenance, make sure the property management company provides them.

5. Reputation of the property management company: 

The reputation of the property management company can give you insight into the quality of service and overall living experience. Research online reviews and ratings, as well as any complaints or legal issues. Consider whether the company is responsive to tenant needs and has a good track record of resolving issues.


At Spivack Realty Co Inc., we are dedicated to providing top-tier property management services. Our experienced team is here to help you every step of the way, from finding the perfect apartment to ensuring your living space is always in top-notch condition. 

Contact us today to discover how we can meet your leasing needs seamlessly and efficiently. With our comprehensive property maintenance, lush landscaping, in-house leasing agent, and efficient office management, we are the perfect choice for your rental needs. To learn more about the services we offer, please click here. To get in touch with us, please click here or call us at (516) 944-7940, or email us at .