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shellyz.isbl…, Renter in Philadelphia, PA

How can I get a landlord to take a chance in renting to me if my past renting experience isn't favorable?

Asked by shellyz.isblessedbygod, Philadelphia, PA Fri Jul 12, 2013

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First, you need to determine why the last renting experience did not work out. Did you rent a place that was above your budget? Were you able to keep it in good condition? Once you can identify what happened, you are in a better position to make sure that trend does not continue.

Make sure that you rent a property that is well within your budget and then make sure you pay your rent on time. These are two essentials when renting. To get off on a good start, you may need to pay not only your deposit and first month's rent but even offer an additional month's rent as a show of good faith (if it is within your finances to do so).
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