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find an apartmentSometimes as a student renter you might find yourself in the position of having to move out and find an apartment before your current lease expires.  But beware: breaking your lease can be expensive (or even illegal!).  Instead of worrying about the expenses and worries that come with breaking a lease, consider subletting your room for the remainder of the term of your lease.

Maybe you need to move locations to be closer to your job or for a quicker commute to school; maybe you’re having trouble with your roommates; or maybe you need a pet-friendly apartment.  Whatever your reason for needing to find a subletter, here are a few steps you can take to make the search a little quicker.

apartments for rentAre you thinking of trying to break your lease so you can find other apartments for rent?  Maybe a new job has made it necessary to move, maybe you need to move to a larger or smaller apartment, or maybe you just can’t stand your neighbors or the management at your current apartment anymore.  Whatever your reason for wanting to get out of your lease, be careful how you proceed.  There are several ways to break a lease, but there is, more often than not, a penalty for breaking a lease.  If you’re still determined, however, there are a few things you should know.