What should I ask my landlord before signing a lease?

You might want ask about the following items.

What is the parking spaces?  How many spaces are assigned to my unit?  Are there any visitor parking spaces? Is the parking on a driveway or the street.  

Are pets allowed?  How many? What kind of pets are allowed?

Which utilities is the tenant responsible for setting up and paying?

Who is responsible for mowing the lawn and removing snow?

Is there a 24 hour emergency maintenance number?

When did the landlord last replace the smoke detectors or C02 detectors?

Is there a regular pest control/bed bug maintenance program?

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1. What should I look for when I do the walk-through inspection with my landlord before I move in?
2. What should I ask my landlord before signing a lease?
3. Something in my unit is broken, what do I do?
4. My landlord won't respond to my request. What do I do?
5. I think I have mold in my unit. What do I do?
6. There isn't enough room for me and all my roommates to park on the driveway. Can I park in the grasss?
7. My landlord won't fix the heater, can I stop paying rent?