Category Archives The Lease

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.

Apartment hunting disability

Finding an apartment that's accessible and comfortable is more challenging for disabled apartment hunters and their network of support. But with a clear idea of what's needed in an apartment and nearby, the task is easier.

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.

Did you ever consider you might be breaking one of the rules in your apartment lease agreement -- without even realizing it? [find-an-apartment] When you move into an apartment, you sign an apartment lease agreement that spells out many specific rules to live by.  Keep in mind that there are some actions which could violate your apartment lease agreement, and these actions might not be immediately obvious to you. Here are a few things to watch out for.

rent increase

You've just received what every resident dreads from their landlord. It's a rent increase notice. Your first instinct out of frustration may be to move out when the lease ends so you don’t pay another dime. However, that may not be wise or effective. There are many things to consider when you receive a rent increase.

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…

Is your pet part of the family? Can’t imagine your apartment without a furry companion? You’re not alone. According to the Humane Society, it’s estimated that 65% of households in the United States have a pet. It’s news that has…

dog friendly apartments

The good news is that increasingly, apartment complexes are beginning to understand the pivotal role pets play in their residents’ lives and are accommodating dog owners when it comes to their policies – even to the point of putting pet-centric amenities in place. That means finding dog friendly apartments is easier than ever. The bad news? There are often restrictions, caveats or fees. Here are a few things to think about when you’re searching for dog friendly apartments.

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