Category Rental apartments

Should You Rent A Furnished Or Unfurnished Apartment?

furnished apartmentsMost apartment hunters are faced with an overwhelming amount of options. One bedroom or studio? Apartment or townhouse? Long term or short term leasing? But no matter which type of property or lease you select, you then need to decide if you are looking for unfurnished or furnished apartments. The following are just some of the pros and cons of both types of housing.

Furnished
When your apartment comes with furniture, there is generally less to worry about, but also less freedom.

Pros

  • Money Saving: A recent survey found that over 50% of renters considered renting a better choice for living on a budget. Renting a furnished apartment can make frugal living even more doable.
  • Simple Moving: All you will need to move are your personal items. The most essential furniture will already be there.
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You Can Find a Great Rental with These 7 Tips

Apartment living

If you are looking to move, you are certainly not alone. Every year, almost 36 million people move in the United States every year. Of the people who move, 9.8% stay in the same state. Nearly 15% of movers say the change was to get a better apartment. The typical American will move at least 12 time over the course of their lifetime. Here are some tips to looking at rental spaces and picking the right one.

  1. Talk to the people you know. It is always great when you can get a personal referral for any kinds of good or services. Tell your friends, relatives and coworkers that you are looking for a new place to live and someone will know of something or will know of someone who does. This does not mean you will have to go with their suggestions but it will get you started with a list
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