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Published on Apr 2, 2013
Tips for finding your first apartment and an apartment lease you can afford, from Clearpoint Credit Counseling Solution's "Financial Firsts" video series.
Renting a first apartment is a major financial first in the lives of most people. Handled properly, it is the first step to independence and future home ownership. Sign on to more than you can handle, and it can be the start of serious credit and financial issues. There are many many costs aside from the monthly payments to consider when renting your first apartment.
Understanding security deposits, application fees, and utilities will provide you with the tools you need to make your first apartment lease a positive one. Consider a free consult with representative from Clearpoint Credit Counseling Solutions, a non-profit credit counseling agency, before you sign on for more apartment than you can handle.
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