One of the great benefits of apartment living is the lack of responsibility—not when it comes to paying your rent or behaving like a conscientious neighbor, but when it comes to issues such as performing general maintenance and fixing broken appliances. But if you’ve ever lived in an apartment before, or if you’ve ever known […]View Post
Topic: Cincinnati Metro
Can I find a nice apartment in Northeast Cincinnati that will accept me with a bad credit or eviction history?
Renters in Cincinnati with poor credit or previous evictions may find themselves facing an uphill battle when looking for a new apartment. However, not everyone with a checkered rental history is guaranteed to face outright rejection. Having a lease co-signer, renting from a private owner, or offering to put down double the security deposit can […]View Post
When cheap is chief and cutting corners means the difference between three square meals a day and going hungry, you’d be surprised at what you can find when looking for some of the lowest priced apartments Cincinnati. If you’re willing to forgo some amenities in favor of the lowest price around, you can make a […]View Post
Most people know that when it comes to housing, cheap is not always synonymous with safe. But those that know how to look, and that utilize every tool at their disposal (apartment search engines, Google, city data and online crime report sites) to find a good place to live for themselves and their families, know […]View Post
The summers in Cincinnati are hot and humid, and if you’re considering a move to the region and aren’t familiar with the local climate it might behoove you to determine a few amenities necessary to a comfortable existence. One of the primary necessities to renting Cincinnati apartments is that any rental properties that don’t come […]View Post
Say the words “college student housing” and the first image that springs to mind is probably that of an apartment littered with beer cans, bearing the disheveled appearance of a tenement tossed on its side in the middle of a windstorm. That is the stereotypical image solidified by raunchy Hollywood movies, but the reality is […]View Post
Cincinnati is a city steeped in history, and if you’re considering renting in Cincinnati for any period of time, you should take the opportunity to become well versed on what’s been called “the first uniquely American city” in the nation’s history. Located just north of the Ohio River on the border of Ohio and Kentucky, […]View Post
Are there any tricks to getting around mandatory credit checks by rental companies and apartment owners?
There have been books written and fortunes made by people who promise miracle cures for bad credit, and if your FICO score reads more like an IQ score (we’re talking the low 100s here), you may have leaned in close to listen to a few tricks of the trade. Unfortunately, there isn’t much out there […]View Post
Blessed are those to whom cost is not an issue, for they have their pick of the litter when it comes to Cincinnati renting. If you’re someone looking for a place to rent in the Cincinnati metro region and money is no object, rest assured you can find some pretty swanky digs within arm’s reach […]View Post
Dog owners in Ohio—Pit Bull owners, to be precise—are finding themselves in a quandary when it comes to finding apartments in Cincinnati that are pet friendly, but don’t allow Pit Bulls. If you encounter this problem, hold your fire. It’s nothing personal. Not against you, anyway. And it isn’t up to the apartment owners, either. […]View Post