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It's the most wonderful time of the year! Dorm rooms are filling up with eager students and young adults are moving into their very first apartments.
Renting an apartment is a great way to save money, especially if your living arrangements are not permanent. Many people stress the importance of finding a good landlord, but you often don't realize until you move in that it's just as important to be a responsible tenant.
So once you've found the perfect apartment, completed your walkthrough and moved those boxes, how do you make sure that you're getting the best renting experience? You can start by avoiding these common mistakes.