Discover Your Next Apartment with Tips from ForRent.com

Topic: Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill

What other suburbs of Raleigh are experiencing fast growth?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

If it’s true that where there’s smoke there’s fire, then there must be truth to the fact that where growth, there’s prosperity. The odds are that you won’t find anyone to argue against that point, but if you do you can always point to the 2007 findings by Forbes Magazine, which listed the town of […]

View Post

Is it better to buy or rent?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

To rent or not to rent? That is the question. And it’s one that a lot of people are asking these days, especially with the state of the real estate market. Even in a city like Raleigh, where the market is showing signs of rebounding, there are still opportunities for those interested in buying instead […]

View Post

What’s the average credit score to be approved for an apartment?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Credit approval scores are difficult to judge, because many companies use different criteria to decide whether or not to grant you credit—or residence, as the case may be if you’re looking for apartments Raleigh and you have either poor credit, or no credit to speak of. So is it possible to know ahead of time […]

View Post

Are there any apartments in Raleigh that are not in the middle of downtown?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Newcomers to the city of Raleigh unfamiliar with life in the big city will find themselves engaged in a titanic apartment search. With so many available Raleigh apartments to choose from and so much ground to cover, it would be impossible to visit every place and find the proverbial needle in the haystack to call […]

View Post

Are there any apartments near NCSU that aren’t mainly populated by students?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Not everyone looking for off-campus housing is a student—nor are they required to be. There are people who enjoy living near a campus environment, even if they’re not actively participating in the pursuit of a higher education. There’s something about the hustle and bustle of college life that rubs off in a positive way on […]

View Post

What are the best places to live in downtown Raleigh?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

For some, the prospect of moving into a city the size of Raleigh is an exciting one. Life in the downtown area can be a cultural experience as well as a boon to your financial prosperity, positioning you to take advantage of the city’s thriving economy and placing you within close, convenient reach of all […]

View Post

What are the less expensive suburbs surrounding Raleigh?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The cost of living in downtown Raleigh can be high, especially when compared to what you’ll pay by getting an apartment in surrounding communities like Apex, Cary and Morrisville. If you are planning to work in downtown Raleigh and consider additional commute time an acceptable exchange for lower monthly rent, look for apartments in Apex/Cary/Morrisville. […]

View Post

How can I determine if Raleigh is a good place to move to?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Everyone, at one point or another, regardless of location or financial status, has at some point or another dreamed—or maybe daydreamed is a more accurate word to describe it—about picking up roots and planting them elsewhere. It’s an intrinsic human desire almost as strong and completely at odds with the desire to stay firmly planted […]

View Post

Where are the jobs in Raleigh?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Not everyone that comes to Raleigh searching for a place to live already has a job awaiting them. The reality of Raleigh’s thriving economy in the midst of a global recession is enough to bring the throngs in from out of state in hopes of finding gainful employment and building a better financial future for […]

View Post

How do I get an apartment in Raleigh with no credit history?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Raleigh’s growth rate is practically off the charts, giving indication that there are thousands of people—like yourself—who are taking a look at North Carolina’s second biggest city and thinking the same thing: I think I’ll move there. But if you’re a newcomer to the world of renting apartments and you have no credit history to […]

View Post
Page 2 of 212