Posts Tagged ‘Guarantor’

Graphic illustrating a potential tenant and their lease guarantor speaking with a property manager.

Rent Guarantor/Co-Signer: What It Is and Why You Need One

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If you’ve been trying to rent an apartment and keep getting told you need a lease guarantor or co-signer, you may be confused as to what the landlord wants and why. Luckily, it’s not so complicated to understand, although it might be difficult to find someone who’s willing to fill the position. read more

How to Remove a Lease Guarantor from the Rental Agreement

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If you have had a lease guarantor on a rental agreement and are wanting to remove them, there are some different situations where they can be removed. Before The Lease Is Up In some instances, depending on the landlord, if you have paid half of the lease on time, removing the guarantor might be possible. […] read more


6 Tips for Renting an Apartment without Verifiable Income

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In the old days, renting apartment spaces was largely an issue of having the monthly rent to send to the landlord. These days, issues around a rental agreement will be much more likely to revolve around how the tenant can “qualify” for a rental space. Today’s landlords want to protect their rental income. Part of […] read more

I Can’t Find a Lease Guarantor – What Now?

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Not being able to find a lease guarantor is a big problem for some tenants who want to stay in high-rent areas but don’t have the required income. Strict income requirements are a reality, particularly in the pricier areas of big cities. Unemployed or underemployed tenants often feel the squeeze of a rental agreement that […] read more