How to Find an Apartment That Will Accommodate Your Pet

Trying to find an apartment while having a pet can be a challenge. However, you can make things easier for yourself by learning the best ways to locate apartments that allow pets. Here are some helpful tips that may help you find a pet-friendly apartment that’s ideal for you.

Get References

You can increase your chances of moving into an apartment that allows pets by showing a possible future landlord references. These references can come from your current landlord and landlords from previous places where you lived with a pet. If the references state that you’re a responsible pet owner who leaves little to no damages in the places where you live, a new prospective landlord will be likelier to offer a lease to sign that lets you move into a great pet-friendly apartment.

Choose a Pet-Friendly City

Some cities are known to be pet-friendlier than others and often have more apartments where both people and animals can live. Living in a pet-friendly city may mean having to relocate, but moving to one of these areas can make finding the right apartment for rent easier. Seattle, San Diego, and Tampa are known to be among the pet-friendliest U.S. cities and feature apartments that are often open to people and their pets. Cordova, TN is another excellent community for pet owners.

Introduce a Landlord to Your Pet

Giving a landlord the chance to meet your pet can create a more personal experience that convinces the landlord to give you the keys to a new apartment. The landlord will be able to see your pet’s mannerisms in person to better determine if letting you move in will be a smart choice. If possible, you should make sure that your pet is on his or her best behavior and avoid letting your pet jump up on the landlord or sniff around them too much.

Give Yourself Enough Time

Trying to rush to find the right pet-friendly apartment could cause you a lot of unwanted frustration. Pet-friendly apartments aren’t always easy to find, and allowing yourself enough time to search for the right unit can make the entire process easier. Taking the time to search through classified ads that list vacant apartment rentals will help you eventually find the right place to live.

Finding the best apartment for you and your pet can be accomplished with some careful planning. If you’re willing to devote the extra effort into finding a good place to live that will accept your pet, you might have a new place to live sooner than you think.

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