Posts Tagged: lease renegotiation

Lease Renewal: Important Considerations
Lease Renewal: Important Considerations

Lease Renewal: Important Considerations

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Summertime is on of the most popular seasons for moving, so many of you are likely facing lease renewals in the near future! Even if yours isn’t for a few months, read on for some things to consider before signing on for another year. In fact, your landlord will often send you the renewal lease…
Renting 101: Negotiating with Your Landlord
Renting 101: Negotiating with Your Landlord

Renting 101: Negotiating with Your Landlord

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Negotiating is perhaps one of the scariest aspects of dealing with landlords. This is because, for whatever reason, American culture is almost completely devoid of bargaining. In fact, it’s almost taboo: if you walk into a store in the U.S., you expect to pay the list price. No American negotiates the price of a duvet…
I got my rent lowered by $300 per month!
I got my rent lowered by $300 per month!

I got my rent lowered by $300 per month!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You know what I did this week? Got laid off! Want to know what else I did? Took my own rent negotiation advice! Oh, dear, it’s been a tough one. The non-profit I worked for, which served as my primary income, lost a key account along the lines of $200,000 and they had to cut…