Posts Tagged: rental tips

6 Tips for First-Time Renters on How to Sound Like You Know What You’re Doing
6 Tips for First-Time Renters on How to Sound Like You Know What You’re Doing

6 Tips for First-Time Renters on How to Sound Like You Know What You’re Doing

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The first few times you deal with leasing agents, landlords, and rental offices, it’s easy to be intimidated. It’s also easy to get pushed around, particularly if you are young and appear even younger, or sound inexperienced or nervous over the phone. A reader recently emailed us to say that she and her fiancé (who…
The Latest Scoop on Renting and Your Credit Score
The Latest Scoop on Renting and Your Credit Score

The Latest Scoop on Renting and Your Credit Score

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Whether you like it or not, your credit score affects your renting capability. The higher your score, the more likely you are to get a place, and the lower the score, the fewer options you’ll have. We’ve touched on this before: Alissa wrote about credit scores for renters, and I recently wrote about how to…