How to Rent an Apartment for Cheap

find deals on rent
find deals on rent

Allison G. wanted to move to a nice one-bedroom apartment in Beverly Hills for as little rent per month as possible. Though the median for a one bedroom in the area is $1,850 a month, Allison found her dream apartment--with outdoor space, hardwood floors and parking -- for under $1,400.

When you're in the market to rent a new apartment, it's important to be equipped with the right tools to find yourself the best deal. From being informed about the area to which you want to move to simply being nice to your potential landlord, there are a variety of ways to get the deal you need on the apartment you want.

Our experts share tips on getting the best rent deal.