Apartment Earth: How to Rent Parking, or, Make Money From Your Parking Spot

Are you are spending 15 minutes or more each day looking for a place to park? The good news is that it's easy to rent a parking space, and, if you have one to spare, you can make money!

Go to ParkAtMyHouse.com. Here's how it works.

If you need a parking space, stat!

Search for parking space availabilities by general location, zip code, and other requirements such as lighting or security locks. You evaluate parking spaces by location and amenities, just as you'd select an apartment. Select a space based on the duration of your needs.

If you want to make money by renting your parking space:

Registration at the site is free. You create a profile and upload information about, and photos of, your parking space. You agree to pay the site 15 percent of your earnings. You could also try renting your parking space using Craigslist but the advantage of this site is that your listing is always active.

Why is this "green"? Millions of people burn fossil fuels circling the block looking for parking every day. If parking problems can be reduced, while at the same time making your life easier or giving you some extra cash, well, win-win!

Just need a car every now and then? Consider a car-sharing membership. Here's our report on pluses and minuses of using a ZipCar.
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