Posts Tagged: deposit

How To SAVE Your Security Deposit
How To SAVE Your Security Deposit

How To SAVE Your Security Deposit

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
We have all heard the horror stories about sleazy landlords who will not release the security deposit on some trumped-up damage claims. This little infographic shows the steps you should take on moving in and moving out to guarantee that the deposit ends back where it belongs — in your pocket! If you are looking…
Stop that Check!
Stop that Check!

Stop that Check!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s been a bit of a crazy apartment week. When I last wrote, I had realized that my future management company was full of scammers based on an almost too late Google search. As such, I didn’t want anything to do with them. But, I’d already given them a $700 which I know wanted back…
What Kind of Credit Score do you Need to Rent an Apartment?
What Kind of Credit Score do you Need to Rent an Apartment?

What Kind of Credit Score do you Need to Rent an Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One of the most common questions MyFirstApartment has received has been about credit scores — how high do scores need to be and how can you get a higher score?   As you may or may not know, there are three online sites that required by law to give you a free credit report once…