I am currently seeking a 2-3 bedroom apartment to rent with bad credit.

Asked by Marlene Gabert, Philadelphia, PA Thu Dec 27, 2012

I have had the same job for over 3 years, but my credit is not that great, only two things on my credit but not good. I need a 2 or 3 bedroom apartment for anywhere from $500-700 possibly 800$ a month. I have a fiance who also has some income but not currently employed. Our mobile home needs alot of work and were thinking about just moving, termites, leaky roof, seeing what options we have. We are in bucks county, and thinking NE phila will be cheapest to get 2 or more bedroom apartments. Is this at all possible for us. Seeking to move in February at the latest March.

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Michael N., Other Pro, Bucks, AL
Fri Dec 28, 2012
In this economy I rank job stability and income over bad credit when looking over a tenant's rental application.

Below are some things that will offset no or poor credit:
• In these current economic times having a steady job with good income
• Having money in a checking or savings account
• Can provide a co-signer who owns Real estate
• Rent amount is between 20% to 35% of monthly income (varies by Landlord)
• Can pre-pay rent a few months in advance
• No judgments from other landlords

Start searching craigslist http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/apa/ or work with a real estate agent on finding a rental unit that meets your criteria.
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Sheri Curci, Agent, Newtown, PA
Thu Dec 27, 2012
Good Evening Marlene,

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Philip J. Cu…, Agent, Feasterville, PA
Thu Dec 27, 2012
Anything can be possible if the person your working with is willing to do work and find not only something you can be happy with but a landlord that is willing to look pass your credit score and there are some that will Please call me at 215-725-5700 X49

Philip J. Cunningham Sr
V.I.P. Realty Corporation
7942 Bustleton Ave
Philadelphia,PA 19152
Web Reference:  http://www.GreatPaRE.com
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