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When Paying a Year’s Rent Upfront Helps Get You a Deal (And When It Won’t)

May 17, 2016 | By firstservice | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorized.

DNAinfo.com | May 10, 2016 BROOKLYN — Paying a year’s worth of rent upfront was once the domain of those with poor credit or foreigners without documented credit history. But increasingly, renters with cash on hand are hoping that advance payment will make them more attractive applicants — and potentially get them a discount off the • Read More »

How Can a Grad Student Qualify for a Rental?

May 9, 2016 | By firstservice | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorized.

BrickUnderground.com | May 9, 2016 QUESTION: I’m starting grad school, and will be living off student loans. Can I qualify for a rental on my own? Do I need a guarantor? ANSWER: While it is potentially possible to find a landlord willing to work with your particular financial situation, it’s very likely that you’ll need a guarantor in • Read More »