rental tips

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    Popular Apartment Amenity Trends for 2014

    There are amenities to suit the needs of every renter. Take a look at some of the most popular ones for 2014.

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    The Essential Subletting Checklist

    Just how do you find a subletter? To help ease the process, we’ve created a printable subletting checklist. It includes suggested steps, resources and tips for a smooth subletting experience.

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    How to Negotiate Lower Rent With a Potential Landlord

    When you’re looking for an apartment, you might be under the impression that the list price is the only price. In some cases, that’s true. But if you’re a bit savvier, you could end up negotiating your way into a great deal.

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    When and How to Break a Lease

    If you find yourself in a situation where you feel you need to break your lease, remember that it can be an expensive and difficult process. That said, sometimes it’s worth it. Here are the two main scenarios and how to deal with them.

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    How to Deal With Noisy Neighbors

    It’s the unflinching reality of renting an apartment — everyone, at some point in their leasing life, will have a noisy neighbor. But how do you address the problem without running the risk of alienating your neighbor and coming across as “that guy?”

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    10 Steps to Finding Your First Rental

    When you’re looking for an apartment for the first time, it can be overwhelming.The best way not to panic is to break the process down into 10 sequential steps.