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rent control

Finding a rent-controlled apartment often requires excellent sleuthing skills and perfect timing. But how common are rent-controlled apartments, really?

Seven Deadly Sins of the First-Time Renter

When it comes to renting your first apartment, mistakes can be deadly to your bank account and your relationships. Many first-time renters make the same type of mistakes, so here are some that people run into frequently, and some help…

cheap room decor

You’ve moved in and unpacked, but your apartment still doesn’t have your personal touch. Here are 6 places you can look to find cheap room decor for your boring walls.

co-signing companies

If you have bad credit, co-signing companies may be a way you can get into an apartment. Apartment Guide breaks down exactly what co-signing companies do and if one is right for you.

Are you asking, "What do I need to rent an apartment?" Like a job application, an apartment application requires you to attach additional documents. Simply filling out the form with your information and a list of past apartments isn't enough for the landlord to decide whether you're reliable as a tenant. As such, he or she will ask for more items that will show that you're on top of your game.

section 42 housing

I’m one of those people that seriously lucked into my current apartment at just the right time. There was an opening and I was looking, so it was obviously a match made in heaven. I’m in a very hot neighborhood…