Finding a Place to Rent

Get rental tips and advice so you are prepared to rent a property. Also use this free lesson to get answers to your rental help questions.

Finding a place to rent

Whether you want to move out of your parents' house or find a new apartment or house to rent, there are many options to consider. Before you start looking for a place to rent, ask yourself:

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As you narrow down your choices, keep safety in mind. Find out which areas of town have low crime rates. Talk to neighbors near places you are interested in, or contact local police and community groups to get information about different neighborhoods.

Decide what you want, and also what you can afford. Take the time to look around.