Finding Good Living Space for Rent If you're looking to move into a new place and can't afford a house or feel that it would be too much of a hassle for you, then an apartment is probably the best option for you. The long and hard way of going about it of course, is by manually and personally checking all the places out. You have a simple reference listing and you visit each apartment. Ideally, personal visits are good, as you get to see the living space yourself, and can assess if it's the right space for you. However, the downside to this is that it's time consuming and very tedious, not to mention costly as well. There is an alternative, however, and that is the use of an apartment locator. Apartment locators make things much easier for you, leaving the personal visits to only a few select choices you've narrowed down based on your preference. All you have to do is to assess the different factors you consider important in your search – amount of rent, living area, parking, pets, etc. Your apartment locator simply has to know these things so your choices can be narrowed out and you don't have to spend too much time visiting every space for rent out there.