By Teal Pelish, Cheapism.com
Apartment hunting in NYC can be an emotive dance: simultaneously frustrating and exciting. Dealing with landlords, competing with other renters, and wending your way from one flat to the next can seem worth the chase for that special abode. Intensity hits stratospheric highs in the fiercely competitive cosmopolitan markets of cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.
If you find yourself in such a setting, follow the apartment hunting tips for NYC and beyond that we've outlined below.
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Set Your Priorities. It's easy to get caught up in the whirlwind, so stay grounded. Know what you want in an apartment, a neighborhood, and a rental agreement. Research the neighborhoods that interest you to learn what constitutes a desirable apartment and what options are actually available. Organize all the data using this comprehensive checklist from Lifehacker.Follow these steps to grab a deal on an apartment.
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