Scams To Avoid When Renting an Office
Taking advantage of the increasing demand for office space, fake real estate brokers have appeared with extremely sophisticated and blatant scams. If not careful, businesses may fall into traps and face the situation of “losing money”.
1. Unravel the scams of fake office leasing brokers
1.1. Information about offices for lease is completely different from the reality:
In fact, we easily come across brochures advertising office rentals, the premises are plastered at power poles, bus stations, with extremely attractive ads such as Grade A office for rent, B in the center of District 1 costs only 3 to 4 million a month, has charged service fees, electricity, water, VAT, … But when contacting, the information is not correct, often you will receive answers like such as: Out of office for lease or end of the promotion. They will then refer you to another office for a lease to get the brokerage money. So when this is the case, you should not accept the invitation to see another office, maybe it is scams of a fake broker to get a deposit and then run away.
1.2. Costs incurred when finding an office:
Once you have found a satisfactory office, there are many cases in which, in addition to the monthly office rent, you will bear a lot of other costs incurred such as brokerage fees, building management fees, security fees, etc. electricity, water, parking fees, internet, phone, overtime fees, etc. The total cost incurred is higher than the office rent. In fact, many businesses have encountered this sophisticated trick and have to lose a deposit to find a new office.
1.3. Impersonating a building owner to trick customers into renting offices:
Those who pretend to be the owner of the building to introduce to office tenants good policies, cheap rent as well as many incentives when renting the office of that building, so that they will use sweet words to get customers to agree to sign the contract, rent deposit (usually 3 months) with the investor, because the broker hires fake people, after receiving the deposit, they will disappear quickly.
2. How to avoid scams when renting an office
– Find a reputable office leasing service: It is very difficult to listen to this person’s introduction, the other person’s introduction will be very difficult to verify to avoid losing money, it is best and safest to still find an office rental agency.
– Specific contracts: Many brokers will take advantage of “tricks” to cheat in contracts. Therefore, this type of document needs to be carefully considered, it is best to invite a good professional lawyer to check. In addition, some people who are careful in the signing exchange will record or record.
– Urging customers to sign contracts quickly: With the desire to gain illicit profits. The fake brokers will “push” the customer to sign the contract as quickly as possible. Everyone should be alert to make wise decisions, avoid being taken advantage of.
3. Should you find an office for rent through a broker?
Many customers, after coming to a reputable office leasing service, have shared that the process of finding office rental by themselves has faced many difficulties, there are also many brokers that offer to cooperate, but because Unbelievably afraid that these units are linked with the investor to increase rent or affect the interests of customers, so they refuse to work. However, after understanding the role of brokers, the companies have trusted to cooperate and find their own satisfactory office products.
The most reputable brokerage units in the market have in their hands most of the information about cheap office buildings for rent in Ho Chi Minh City accurate and constantly updated, so the information that is provided to customers Item is accurate and up to date.
Brokers will assist customers to quickly rent an office at a good price thanks to their understanding of the market, expertise, and contact information with the building management. At the same time, it still ensures objectivity and transparency when the customer is the one who directly receives the quotation, directly considers and selects the appropriate office, and directly negotiates the contract. Brokerage units provide market and building information, advise in the process of price negotiation, and contract negotiation. Different from the unfriendly look of some people, the brokers are the ones who help customers find the products they like, saving both time and money. You might as well find your own customers. Therefore, the team of office leasing agents is increasingly asserting its importance. The office leasing brokerage companies in Ho Chi Minh City are also increasing day by day, proving this more and more.
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