Renter's Bible - 8 Commandments for Tenants to smoothly find a Rental Home
By Steve Roake, Make Moving Easy!
(The Freedom Group - Keller Williams Realty Infinity)
Renter's Bible 8 Commandments for Renters A follow up to the popular Buyer's Bible. This is for all the renters out there. Keep these commandments close and you'll get to live where you want without paying an arm and a leg for it.I. Thou shalt know thy credit and keep it clean. One of the biggest factors considered by landlords is a potential tenants ability to pay. This is most easily measured by credit score. A FICO score over 600 should be desired by all but the fussiest landlords. If you're under 500, find someone who won't pull credit to rent to you or stay where you are. In between 500 and 600 is a crap shoot. Some landlords will like you and some won't let you in the door.II. Thou shalt not keep pets. Pets are one of a landlords bigger concerns. Pet deposits range fro...