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Brittany is the Marketing & Communications Coordinator with For Rent Media Solutions, a leader in the multifamily housing industry, providing diverse marketing and advertising solutions to real estate industry professionals.

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East Boston Apartment

June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

I want to know an estimate of how much it would cost to rent a 2-bedroom apartment in two years? I don’t ask for luxury, just some place comfortable to live in, in East Boston would be preferable. Start your apartment search on ForRent.com and narrow down by location and number of bedrooms. Once you’ve selected […]

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Rent Assistance Programs

June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

How can I find out about rent assistance programs or low income housing & the process to get into one of them? Visit the Housing & Urban Development Authority in your local area or check online at HUD.gov to learn more about types of rent assistance programs/low income housing and the process for applying. Best of […]

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Conditions for Breaking a Lease

June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

My apartment has snakes inside…can I break the lease? Oh no! You should review the terms of your lease to see what you are being legally bound to. Meanwhile, reach out to your property manager and let them know what is happening at your apartment so they can come up with a solution!  

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Renting in the U.S. as a Non-Citizen

I’m Italian, a non-U.S. citizen. Do I need any kind of special document to rent a place in U.S.? Which requirements do I need? I’ll be probably moving to Tampa in January ’15. How long is the minimum period for rent? Thanks.   There are a number of ways to “rent a place” in the […]

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Section 8 Housing

How do I know if an apartment has Section 8 housing for low-income people already living there? How do I know if there are roaches or bugs (bed) in the building or my new apartment?   1. As to whether there are Section 8 or other government-assisted residents at the community, there is no way for […]

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Studio Apartments in Yakima, WA

April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Are there studios in Yakima, WA?   It looks like there are several properties nearby Yakima that have one-bedroom rentals, which are similar to studios but offer slightly more privacy. Here is a search for the Yakima area on ForRent.com.

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Apartment Deposits

April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

I have been a tenant for 12 years and my community is terminating the lease in order to renovate the apartment. Can they keep any of my deposit?   The outcome of this scenario would depend on the terms agreed upon in your lease. It would be a good idea to obtain a copy of […]

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Moving to a New City Before Finding an Apartment

April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Is it a bad idea to just make a move then look for a place to live, or should I go down there first and find a place to live?   This depends on your personal situation. If you are in a hurry to move, sometimes your only option is to find a place after […]

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Apartment Reservation Fees

April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

If I was asked to put down $200 to reserve an apartment, does that mean I passed the application process?   This depends on the community’s guidelines; you will want to check with them to better understand how their leasing process works since every community is different!

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Public Transportation in Jacksonville, FL

April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

I’m relocating to Jacksonville, FL, hopefully to the Palmetto at Oakleaf Planation and was wondering if there is public transportation that is accessible in that area?   Here is a public transportation map for the city of Jacksonville, that shows all transit routes. Also, be sure to check out the Palmetto at Oakleaf Plantation’s WalkScore […]

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