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Cree, Renter in Brooklyn, NY

How realistic are my wants given my credit etc?

Asked by Cree, Brooklyn, NY Mon May 27, 2013

I'm looking in the Clinton Hill/Ft. Greene/Prospect Heights area for a good-sized, well-lit 3 bedroom in a pretty prewar building or a brownstone. Credit is "fair/average" (664) due to a failed business related bankruptcy in '07 - I've never had late payments before or since. I'm self-employed, average 93-100K. Will be living with my sister whose budget is 800/mo but she has bad credit and will use a guarantor. I have 2 dogs (standard poodles). I don't want to pay more than 1 month broker fee. I'm new to the city so I need to know if my circumstances can get me what I want.

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in that area the broker fee is usually 15% of the annual can be the main lease holder. just offer extra security and you should be good
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue May 28, 2013
Thanks for your response. How much is the security deposit usually? What would be "extra?" .... another month?
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