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How to Find an Apartment That's Perfect for You

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So, you've decided you want to be an apartment dweller... Good for you! Now, you've just got to find the right apartment. To start, take a moment to decide what you want and answer key questions, such as whether you prefer to live with roommates or wish to live alone. Then, get prepared to deal with prospective landlords and look out for common stumbling blocks. Here are resources to help you run a productive and successful apartment search.
  1. Smart Decisions
  2. Prospective Landlords
  3. Stumbling Blocks

Smart Decisions

Decision

It's easy to go out there and visit many apartments after reading listings in newspapers or on the Internet. But a smart apartment search involves deciding what you need and how to find it efficiently. Here are useful resources to help you.

Prospective Landlords

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What might a new landlord need from you if you want to rent an apartment? Is the rent negotiable, and is there any way of getting around that pesky income requirement? Find out here.

Stumbling Blocks

On Phone to Landlord

From the day you begin your apartment search to the day you move in to your new home, you're likely to encounter at least a few bumps in the road. With a bit of knowledge, you can prevent these stumbling blocks from derailing your efforts to find the perfect rental. Here's some help.

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