man handing over apartment keys in grand cayman
Ilian Nachev

Ilian Nachev

Tips to Pick Out Apartments for Rent in Grand Cayman

Are you considering getting a home in paradise? Lease Grand Cayman can help you find the perfect apartment for rent in Grand Cayman.

1. Location is Key

One of the best things about living in Grand Cayman is you are never far from the beach and the island is generally safe. Transportation is also not a problem since all residential areas are close to bus routes.

If you want an apartment that’s directly on the beach, those are scarce because they are in high demand. They also cost more. You can find great options in South Sound and West Bay that are close to town, shops, and the beach.
For those who want less pricey homes, Bodden Town is a great choice.

2. Visit the Property

Pictures and videos are great for getting an idea of how nice an apartment is, but nothing beats seeing a property in person.
Before starting your in-person assessment of a property, create a checklist of things you’d like the apartment to have. For example:
  • Clean paint job
  • Modern and working plumbing and electrical fixtures
  • Secure locks
  • Working fridge and stove
If anything is not to your satisfaction, talk to the landlord or caretaker about getting it fixed before you pay rent, or negotiate a new rent amount.
the interior of an apartment

3. Amenities

A comfortable apartment you can call home is more than just walls and a roof. It should have amenities in place that ensure your comfort and satisfaction. Access to electricity and water are standard. Other amenities you might want to look out for are:
  • In-home washer and dryer
  • Gym
  • Wi-Fi and cable services
  • Parking space
If these or other amenities are important to you, verify the apartment offers them and if you’ll have to pay extra. People that have pets should also verify if pets are allowed in the building.

4. Size

If you intend on living alone, an apartment with one or two rooms may be big enough for you. Those who have a large family are better off renting a house with more rooms.

5. Budget

The cheapest apartment is rarely the best. That’s because such properties are usually in poor condition or lack certain amenities.
A rental property’s location, size, and amenities will determine its price. If you are on a budget, you can cut the cost of renting an apartment by getting a roommate.

6. Read the Fine Print

Before signing a rental agreement, be sure to read and understand it. Failure to do so can lead to entering a legal contract that isn’t what you expected. By working with property agents like us, you’ll have access to experts who can explain the rental agreement in terms you understand and possibly get you better terms.

What’s Next?

Rental properties in Grand Cayman go like hotcakes. As soon as you see one you like, it’s best to grab it fast or risk losing the property to someone else.
At Lease Grand Cayman, we are professional real estate agents who make getting the perfect apartments for rent in Grand Cayman easy and cost-effective. Contact us today to view exciting options in Georgetown, Savannah/Bodden Town, East End, North Side, West Bay, Red Bay/Prospect, and the surrounding areas.

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