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You've found the apartment you want; now it's time to sign the lease. One factor to consider is whether you will need a co-signer to qualify for that lease. Here's some info to help you determine whether sealing the deal on your apartment choice will require some outside help.

rent apartment bad credit

Think you can’t rent an apartment with bad credit? Think again. It’s a lot more difficult to rent an apartment with bad credit, but it’s not impossible. You have to know what property managers are looking for and need out…

If a friend or relative asks you to co-sign on an apartment lease, you have a big decision to make. Helping someone feels great, and may not even seem like a big deal, but you have to be careful when it comes to the commitment of legally guaranteeing another person's apartment lease. Here's what you need to know before deciding whether to add your signature.

eviction rights

There's nothing like an eviction notice to keep you up at night. When do you have to be out? Why am I being kicked out? What’s going to happen? You probably knew the eviction was coming your way, but you still have rights in the process.

new years apartment resolutions 2018

The beginning of a new year is a great time to make resolutions which will increase your quality of life. That holds true for apartment dwellers, too. Check out these apartment resolutions for 2018. Even if you only embrace a few of them, you'll be happy you did!

People open credit cards for a number of reasons. A frequent traveler may decide it's worth it to open a credit card that offers reward miles, for instance. Or, a person with an average credit score may try opening a…

This is a guest post by Becky Frost of Experian Consumer Services. Whether you’re a rental rookie or a pro at moving into a new pad, you might underestimate how costly a big move can be. [find-an-apartment] Take a break from the heavy lifting and learn what it takes to make sure your credit stays intact through the bubble wrap and duct tape.

rental application process

A lease is a legally binding contract. So, what happens when you break a lease? The outcome depends on the circumstances. Most landlords are willing to work with you, if you act appropriately.

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