Do you need an Agent to Lease a Home?
Although many renters find rental properties on their own, using a Realtor has its benefits.
Don't Sell Yourself Short
Many real estate agents will gladly represent a renter searching for his or her next place to lease. It’s just a matter of connecting with the right professional who’s familiar with rentals in your target area.
By enlisting the help of an agent, you get all the benefits available to a homebuyer: professional experience, local knowledge and an understanding of your budgetary constraints.(https://realestate.usnews.com/real-estate/articles/should-you-use-a-real-estate-agent-to-find-your-next-rental)
Hiring an Agent is Free for the Renter
Real estate agents involved in lease deals often collect a commission or finder’s fee from the landlord – typically equivalent to one month’s rent – when a qualified renter signs on to move in. The renter pays nothing! So you get a qualified agent to do all the legwork for FREE!