7 Secrets for Finding a Rental After Foreclosure

Foreclosure
Foreclosure

Even though foreclosure activity declined by 9% in April, scores of individuals and families in America are still being forced out of homes they can't afford. If you're one of these unlucky individuals, you'll likely need to find a rental after your foreclosure. And that means finding a landlord who won't put too much weight on the fact that your former home was foreclosed.

Remember that most landlords and apartment companies will run your credit report and review your credit history when you submit a rental application. The foreclosure may show up you on your credit report and could work against you when you are looking for a new place.

To get the apartment or rental home you want, use these tips to find a rental after foreclosure: