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What is a No-Fee Apartment?

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Apartment hunting is all about getting the best place for the lowest price. But with rental rates being the highest in US history, the hunting process is now more like a safari, with home seekers going head-to-head, making grandiose promises to landlords, and describing themselves as saintly entities just to pay too much money for […] read more

How to Avoid Paying Broker Fees when Apartment Hunting

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Apartment brokers find apartments for you and they charge broker fees–a one-time fee that usually amounts to 10 to 15 percent of your annual rent–for their services. Since this can total hundreds or sometimes thousands of dollars, you may be interested in knowing how to avoid paying these fees when apartment hunting. Step 1: Don’t […] read more