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Tips for a Happy Carbondale Apartment

  • Research the Carbondale landlords
  • Research roommates
  • Ask to see the apartment/house
  • Create a checklist of what is broken
  • Get a copy of a lease and read it over carefully
  • Find out how much utilities usually cost
  • Take photographs of every room
  • Take photographs of anything that is broken
  • Talk to current tenants to find out about the landlord

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