As your lease comes to an end, you must decide whether or not you’re going to renew for a longer period of time. If you’re like most renters, that decision will depend on a multitude of factors. In the case that a monthly rent increase is out of your means, you should not have to abandon an apartment or home that you love just like that. You must first learn how to approach your next lease renewal negotiation like a professional!
When you're leasing apartments, you're doing more than looking for a place to sleep. You want a quality environment that you're happy to call home. The apartment's location, landlord and whether you effectively protect your rights in the lease all have a large impact on your enjoyment of the property.