Whether you are looking to rent a house, apartment or town home, there are important things you should ask before scribbling your John Hancock and submitting a security deposit. If this is your first time signing a rental agreement, it can be especially exciting and cause otherwise important questions to slip your mind. Filling out paperwork and being deemed a responsible tenant is just the first step. Stay excited! Just sign your agreement after you read your full paperwork and have the answers to the following questions.