Always remember that a lease is a legal agreement and when sharing that responsibility with a roommate, hopefully you both keep up your end of the bargain. However, things happen and for whatever the reasons, sometimes roommates don’t always work out.
Renting your first apartment can be an exciting time! But it’s not a decision to go into lightly, especially since you’ll likely be committing to at least a one-year lease.
Landlords and rental companies look for consistency in rent payments and to see if any money is owed to a prior landlord or apartment manager. However, if you’ve had bankruptcies, evictions, foreclosures, or unpaid loans or credit cards, this may be a red flag to them as well.
As if packing up your entire apartment isn’t hard enough, you also have to leave your apartment empty and unharmed. And chances are you’re running on limited time to get it all done. But if you want to get a portion of your security deposit back, and you do, giving your apartment an extra scrub is a must.
America has always been a country on the move. Literally. From the country’s founding on, America’s population has been in constant flux as people search for new opportunities and improved ways of life. So we put together an infographic to share 9 Surprising Facts about Moving in America today.