6 Ways to Score a Lease in a Competitive Rental Market

Follow these six tips to give yourself an edge over other renters and achieve your goal. In a competitive rental market, you’ll need to do quite a bit more than simply fill out an application and put down a deposit. Since 2005, there has been “an uptick in renters, with people in their 50s and 60s making up the largest chunk of the increase,” CNN Money reports. With large numbers of millennials and Baby Boomers competing in a growing pool of renter applications, it’s important to consider ways to boost your odds during the application process. Read on to learn how to …