Renting a Home

Lessons Covered

  • Renting a Home Overview
  • Renting a Home (Game)
  • How Much Rent Can I Afford?
  • What's Included in My Rent? Checklist
  • Renters Insurance
  • Saving for a Rental

Advice on Renting a House

Many people choose to rent their homes instead of buy them, mainly because the monthly payments tend to be lower than the cost of a mortgage loan. There are several complicated steps to renting a house for the first time. Luckily, the FinancialFit lessons offer home rental tips to help you manage your money so you can confidently select a new living space.

Tips for Renting a Home

Renting a house is an involved process that requires proper research and planning. Along with finding a place you can afford, you'll need to create a budget that accounts for all your new living expenses. You can rely on our financial lessons to give you the information you need to:

  • Create a Budget for Rent, Utilities, and Additional Fees/Costs
  • Plan for New Bills
  • Understand the Benefits of Obtaining Renters Insurance
  • Save for a Security Deposit or Other Payments

Our Guide to Affording a Rental Home

At FinancialFit, we offer comprehensive lessons, educational games, and other resources that make learning how to rent a house easy. Whether you're looking for a short-term or long-term lease, our advice for renting a home can guide you through the process and help you budget for your next big move.