Beware Sketchy Landlords

According to Forbes

, now is a pretty great time to rent. The housing crisis means that tenants can haggle with landlords for lower rent and in May the federal government passed a law allowing tenants of foreclosed homes to stay put for the remainder of their lease. So you don't have to be worried about ending up on the street (at least right away) if your landlord is foreclosed on). But, you still need to make sure your landlord isn't trying to scam you. Here are a few things to watch out for.