5 Apartment-Hunting Truths Every City Girl Knows

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As we learned a few weeks ago, we’re currently in the middle of moving season, that restless period between the months of May and September when twentysomethings heed their nomadic instincts. And while apartment-hunting is a hot topic, many of the nitty-gritty details — how we do it, why we do it, and who we do it with — often remain a mystery, even among close friends.

To help shed some light on one of life’s great nuisances, we asked Niccole Schreck, senior brand manager at Rent.com, to give us the down-low on the company’s recent survey of 1,000 U.S. millennial renters. Click through for the unexpected results, and tell us in the comments — what are your surprising apartment-hunting habits?