Finding an apartment on the Internet
by Dakota Caudilla
the best way in finding cheap rental apartments is the
cheapest and fastest way - through the Internet. If
jobs, cars, and second-hand stuff can be found on the
Internet, it should be easy finding cheap rental apartments
on the Internet as well. Instead of browsing through
the papers, squinting at the small prints in the classifieds,
what you can do is to log onto the Internet, go to your
favorite search engine and try to locate websites that
lists cheap rental apartments there.
thing, most of the website listings for rental apartments
are free to use. You may have to sign up for an account
with them but with most of these rental apartment listing
websites, creating membership accounts with them is
completely free of charge. For example, take a good
look at www.rent.com, an eBay company. www.rent.com
is a spin-off from their company site and has over millions
upon millions of rental apartments listed there. Using
www.rent.com is fabulous for those who want to keep
their options open. With millions of rental apartments
listed there, you can sort the search results by narrowing
the search criteria by location, the price, and when
you're expecting to move to your new place.
As a value-added
service, you can also use the tool in www.rent.com to
find a roommate to share your apartment or room with
you as a cost-cutting measure. This tool is wildly popular
among college students and those who are looking to
minimize living expenses. And if you need to get someone
to help you move your stuff to your new rented apartment,
www.rent.com provides a list of moving companies that
you can select from too!
rental websites with a wide range of rental apartment
listing are sites like www.rentalhouses.com and www.TuNu.com.
the list of rental apartments available at the area
of your choice, click on 'request information' right
there on the website and the system will automatically
send your contact information to the manager of the
rental apartment. Some managers list their own personal
information on the websites, and if this is the case,
take down their information and give the managers a
location is far from where you're currently residing,
schedule your visit to the rental apartment (if there's
more than one) on the same day so that you can make
one trip to the place and take a look at the rental
apartments all in one day. Save yourself the multiple
managers have a website, ask them if you can take a
look at pictures of the place online. Some managers
provide this service. In fact, some managers will actually
go as far as to send images of the rental apartment
to your mobile phone or email address!
to finding cheap rental apartments through the Internet
is to verify, contact and view.
Dakota Caudilla, journalist,
and website builder Dakota Caudilla lives in Texas.
He is the owner and co-editor of http://www.cheap-rent.net
on which you will find a longer, more detailed version
of this article.