Take your total household income and divide it by 4 for a monthly rent amount.

Of course this depends on other areas of spending and how budgeted expenses are managed.

[Example if I earned $2,000 per paycheck or in total household income before taxes. I would multiply that by 26 pay checks per year, divided by 12 months, and again divided by 4, my budget for rent would be $1,083.33 per month] What would yours be? When you know your budget please view your Rent Schedule Example below by clicking on the right amount. The sample will share your fees and total move-in costs. This information provides the upfront costs and breaks down your monthly rent into smaller more affordable payments.

When reviewing the costs of a typical move-in – 1st Months Rent + Same in Deposit Fee + Fees

Fees include a 10% Administration Fee + a $999.00 Risk Fee split into 3 Payments. If you have questions or are ready to schedule a $0 pre-application conference call

With so many details to consider, it can be easy to lose track. Below you will find the following rent schedule examples as a guide to review your rent budget for the right apartment. 

Moving into a new space is equal parts exciting and nerve-wracking, You want everything to be perfect, from the location and the layout to the amenities and, of course, the overall price. But before finding your dream apartment and signing a contract, there are a handful of crucial questions you must answer. Can you really afford it? Is there a hidden fee for Fido? Is it close enough to work or school?

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