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my move out date is after my lease expires. how bad is it?

I rented a new apartment with a lease starting on September 1st. My current apartment's lease ends 8/31. I foolishly thought moving out on 9/1 was standard practice. My landlord assures me it is not. Now what? [more inside]
posted by garlic on Aug 25, 2014 - 51 answers

Telling landlord we're looking elsewhere, but holding onto our place?

I have rented my current place for over a year and according to our lease, am now month to month. I want to look elsewhere, and tell my (very chill) landlord in case I want to put him as a reference. But in the end I'm not sure if/when I'll move (only if a better place materializes) so I also don't want him to decide to find new tenants and give me 30 days notice. How would you deal with the landlord? [more inside]
posted by dahliachewswell on Aug 18, 2014 - 18 answers

Moving in problems

There are a couple issues with the apartment we are moving into today- what to do? [more inside]
posted by ghostbikes on Aug 11, 2014 - 27 answers

Tips for Apartment Searching in SF

Any advice on getting a one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco? [more inside]
posted by Aizkolari on Jul 3, 2014 - 12 answers

Searching for moving to Santa Barbara

How would one conduct a search for renting a place in Santa Barbara? What peculiarities of the market should I know? [more inside]
posted by cacophony on Mar 24, 2014 - 3 answers

Moving to Denver, know nothing west of the Mississippi. Help!

I'm moving to Denver... soon! Aside from one awesome week in San Francisco, I've never even been west of the Mississippi. Help this Georgia girl find a place to love. [more inside]
posted by stormygrey on May 15, 2013 - 11 answers

Help: NYC apartment search

Help me move to NYC Part 1: Finding an apartment (Brooklyn? Jersey City?) [more inside]
posted by pseudonick on Jun 29, 2012 - 41 answers

What are reasonable rates for Somerville moving companies?

What are reasonable rates for moving companies for a move within Somerville, MA? Any recommendations for good movers? Everything seems more expensive than last time I did this. [more inside]
posted by heresiarch on Jun 22, 2012 - 13 answers

Rent from friends or not?

Rent from friends/colleagues or not? [more inside]
posted by k8t on Jan 25, 2012 - 22 answers

Suggestions for Maryland Apartments?

What are your suggestions for pet-friendly Maryland apartments with a washer and dryer in the unit in the Columbia/Ellicott City/Elkridge area? Suggestions for apartments to avoid are also welcome. [more inside]
posted by Rob Rockets on Jun 30, 2011 - 6 answers

Where do I live in Toronto?

Where should I live in Toronto, Ontario, and how should I go about looking for a place? [more inside]
posted by Phire on May 5, 2011 - 20 answers

Need a home in Orlando!

Moving to Orlando for about 6 or 7 months for a short school program. I'm trying to figure out where and how to live during that time! [more inside]
posted by firei on Feb 27, 2011 - 3 answers

How to find housing in Madison from a distance?

[Badger-filter] We have specific questions about renting in Madison, WI from across the country. [more inside]
posted by juliapangolin on Feb 9, 2011 - 13 answers

Help me find a great place to live in SF!

I need to find a room to rent in San Francisco. Is there somewhere aside from Craigslist that I should be looking? Thanks!
posted by sumiami on Dec 2, 2010 - 6 answers

How to help when you're so faraway

Dual FamilyFilter: helping Mom cope with upcoming change in residence (Greenville, SC) and helping her cope as best I can though I am so faraway. [more inside]
posted by Kitteh on Nov 2, 2010 - 5 answers

How do you get a good apartment in NYC in a week?

To make a long story short: I start a new job in NYC one week from today and I need an apartment. How do I get the best place possible on short notice? [more inside]
posted by daeken on Nov 1, 2010 - 14 answers

Who will rent a ONE WAY cargo van from LAS to SJC?

Looking for a Cargo Van to Rent One-Way from Las Vegas to San Jose, CA. [more inside]
posted by Merlin144 on Oct 25, 2010 - 1 answer

Three hundred fifty miles and a mule.

What is the least expensive way to move one's belongings and furniture one-way, 340 miles in-state? [more inside]
posted by cgomez on Aug 19, 2010 - 6 answers

Moving to SF, seeking advice on neighborhoods and apartments

Moving into San Francisco. Advice on neighborhoods, and finding a place to rent? [more inside]
posted by mikeand1 on Aug 12, 2010 - 7 answers

Help me blow this pop stand.

I'm starting to consider a change-of-venue for 6-12 months. Complication: property ownership. Experiences/suggestions on how to make this happen, please! [more inside]
posted by swngnmonk on Jun 28, 2010 - 2 answers

is it necessary and/or advisable to have a written contract between a subletter and a tenant in nyc?

should I worry about subletting a room in an apartment with no written agreement between me and the tenant on the lease? [more inside]
posted by Muffpub on Jun 20, 2010 - 14 answers

Will we have the itch?

We've already agreed to move in to a new apartment in two weeks, but we've received some insider information that the unit had bedbugs. What should we do? [more inside]
posted by kaudio on Jun 15, 2010 - 7 answers

Need cheap moving alternative in Brooklyn

Moving truck rentals in Brooklyn area? [more inside]
posted by greta simone on Feb 26, 2010 - 7 answers

Moving to Boston in August!

Help me find an apartment in Boston! [more inside]
posted by nasreddin on Mar 28, 2009 - 16 answers

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled pooches, yearning to bark free.

Big move, 3 dogs, suggestions? [more inside]
posted by TomMelee on Sep 30, 2008 - 10 answers

Best way to get my stuff from Mpls to Chicago?

I'll be moving to Chicago from Minneapolis at the end of the month, and I'm trying to figure out the best (read: easiest/cheapest) way to get 3 people's bedroom furniture plus a living room out there. There's a lot of good advice on askme already, but I thought with ever-increasing gas prices I'd see if new alternatives have popped up. [more inside]
posted by ictow on Aug 5, 2008 - 5 answers

Help me make a list of questions for prospective Chicago landlords!

I'm compiling a list of questions to ask prospective landlords when viewing their properties in Chicago next week. Help me make sure I'm asking everything I should be! [more inside]
posted by c:\awesome on Jun 3, 2008 - 15 answers

I'm going to need a roof over my head.

My husband and I are moving to Charlotte, NC in August. Any tips on finding a (rental) house? [more inside]
posted by All.star on May 29, 2008 - 5 answers

What is my best option, moving from San Diego to Toronto?

Moving from California to Toronto, how can we do it cheaply? [more inside]
posted by geodave on Apr 7, 2008 - 10 answers

Apartment hunting is even worse from a distance

How to simplify relocation - renting an apartment in another city [more inside]
posted by Listener on Mar 25, 2008 - 8 answers

Apartment in Savannah

What area should I search for an apartment in Savannah/Ft. Stewart area? [more inside]
posted by pinkkitty on Nov 19, 2007 - 5 answers

moving across the country

movingfilter: moving halfway across the country. i'm about to make a rental truck reservation, what's the best choice? the thing is the 12' truck is $617 while the 16' truck $459. what gives? the move is roughly 2000 miles. will the 4' extra end up costing me more in the long run due to increased gas mileage? [more inside]
posted by andywolf on Nov 1, 2007 - 26 answers

move me!

Canada + moving truck rental + interprovincial move = only u-haul? [more inside]
posted by loiseau on Jul 28, 2007 - 9 answers

How would you move a bed if you don't own a truck?

What would you recomend for getting a bed from Atlanta, GA to Chattanooga, TN if you do not own a truck? [more inside]
posted by slavlin on Jun 20, 2007 - 11 answers

Sign lease or move?

Sign lease or move? [more inside]
posted by mintchip on May 27, 2007 - 7 answers

Are we barking up the wrong tree?

Any secret search engines or sites for finding rental houses in the DC metro region? [more inside]
posted by notcomputersavvy06 on May 17, 2007 - 7 answers

How can I find housing in a city I've barely visited?

[Chicago Filter] Moving to Chicago in June. Start work 2 days later. No time to go to Chicago before the move. What's the best way to find an apt? (Everyone on CL wants to meet me first, which isn't possible.) [more inside]
posted by moooshy on Apr 28, 2007 - 17 answers

Cheap but livable Chicago two bedroom

I'm moving to Chicago with my fiancé in August. We're looking for a two bedroom that we won't regret. Oh, and we're poor as hell. Is it even possible to find a two bedroom for less than $1,000? Inside is a list of more particular criteria. [more inside]
posted by ztdavis on Apr 2, 2007 - 21 answers

Help me not skid off the road

Moving from Seattle back to San Francisco this weekend - weather looks interesting to drive in! Any advice for a California (non-winter) driver during these icy times? [more inside]
posted by icetaco on Jan 18, 2007 - 17 answers

Should I use an apartment locator service?

I have to move by July 30th, and I've started looking for a place. I would prefer a private landlord vs. a managed complex. In my searching, an apartment locator service has come up, and I'm wondering if I should use them. [more inside]
posted by golden_lady on May 16, 2006 - 5 answers

Boulder City rentals?

Looking for information about moving to Boulder City,NV. [more inside]
posted by a22lamia on Apr 25, 2006 - 7 answers

Should I pay for an apartment listing service?

Should I pay for an apartment listing service? [more inside]
posted by jclovebrew on Oct 21, 2005 - 5 answers

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