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10 Tips for Your Apartment Search

Beware of Parking Problems
Where do you plan on parking that?
Where do you plan on parking that?

Many apartment complexes have strict regulations about parking. Some only offer a space or two per apartment, which can be extremely problematic for renters with multiple roommates. And where will your guests park? Also, many slender-spaced apartment parking lots are ill-suited for large trucks and SUVs that have trouble fitting into a normal spot to begin with. Of course, those cruising around in eco-friendly hybrid and electric cars have no problem fitting into the smaller spots, but charging outlets are a rarity in most apartment parking lots.

To prevent any parking-related problems, make sure to choose a residence with appropriately sized parking spaces or pay extra for a personal garage (the only real option for electricity-dependent drivers).