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130 Apartments for rent in Fair Lawn, NJ

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Last updated March 21 at 9:55am UTC
15 Randolph Terrace
Fair Lawn
Fair Lawn, NJ
Updated February 25 at 1:15am UTC
3 Bedrooms
Results within 1 miles of Fair Lawn, NJ
165 Franklin St
Elmwood Park
Elmwood Park, NJ
Updated March 17 at 2:42am UTC
2 Bedrooms
54 Buckthorn Court
Paramus, NJ
Updated March 14 at 6:42pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
Results within 5 miles of Fair Lawn, NJ
29 1st St
Hackensack, NJ
Updated March 21 at 9:55am UTC
2 Bedrooms
179 Madison St
Downtown Passaic
Passaic, NJ
Updated March 21 at 9:53am UTC
1 Bedroom
Hackensack, NJ
Updated March 21 at 2:58am UTC
2 Bedrooms
174 South Maple Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ
Updated March 21 at 2:46am UTC
236 Canterbury Place
Ridgewood, NJ
Updated March 21 at 2:46am UTC
3 Bedrooms
61 Kansas St 2b
Hackensack, NJ
Updated March 20 at 5:33pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
61 Kansas St 1a
Hackensack, NJ
Updated March 20 at 5:33pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
36 Wanamaker Avenue
Waldwick, NJ
Updated March 18 at 2:51am UTC
2 Bedrooms
25 Jefferson Street
Hackensack, NJ
Updated March 17 at 2:41am UTC
1 Bedroom
89 4th St
Eastside Passaic
Passaic, NJ
Updated March 16 at 2:03am UTC
2 Bedrooms
1000 Cordes Court
Oradell, NJ
Updated March 14 at 2:39am UTC
5 Bedrooms
170 Sargeant Avenue
Clifton, NJ
Updated March 13 at 4:26am UTC
3 Bedrooms
357 South Maple Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ
Updated March 9 at 1:49am UTC
3 Bedrooms
87 N 7th St
Paterson, NJ
Updated March 1 at 9:53am UTC
3 Bedrooms
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City Guide
Fair Lawn
Moving to Fair Lawn

Before you come to Fair Lawn, you’ll need to check the old bank account and make sure you have enough money since it's not the cheapest place in the world. Even with that, though, it’s much cheaper than New York City, and you get much more square footage thrown into the bargain.

I'll need HOW much? Most landlords and property management companies want tenants whose monthly incomes are at least two to three times greater than the monthly rent, so you’ll want to keep this figure in mind when you’re looking at the apartments and houses that are available for rent. It’s also important to have a good credit rating, solid job history and excellent references from previous places you’ve rented. If any part of your credit history or references are less than stellar, you might want to try to line up someone to vouch for you as a co-signer or plan on coming up with extra deposits.

Speaking of deposits, how much you’ll need depends on what kind of property you’re renting. If you’re renting an apartment, it’s often easier to get by with a smaller deposit if the complex has move-in specials. But if you’re renting a house, it’s common to need first and last months’ rent before moving in.

You'll pay for pets If you have beloved pets, you may not have to leave them behind, but this is also likely to require more effort and money before finding the right place. Not all property management companies allow pets, but some do. The ones that do accept pets often require veterinarian records, additional security deposits (which are often non-refundable) and additional monthly rent.

If you need to find a house or apartment for rent that allows pets or that has three or more bedrooms, you should start looking for the right place as early as possible. In general, one-bedroom apartments are the easiest properties to find for rent. Three-bedroom apartments tend to have lower turnover. Be prepared for the possibility of a waiting list.

Living in Fair Lawn

Getting around town Fair Lawn is a suburb of New York, and has almost everything you could want. Many people choose to take advantage of public transportation options to go back and forth between New York. Fair Lawn has access on the New Jersey Transit Bergen County Line, at the Radburn and Broadway Train Stations. New Jersey transit bus routes also go into midtown Manhattan at the Port Authority Bus Terminal.

Residing in Radburn Some who want to avoid cars go even further and check out life in Radburn, within a planned community that lies completely within the boundaries of Fair Lawn. Radburn was designed in 1929 and includes 149 acres. The community is a model for car-free living, with a community center, hiking trails, parks, sporting grounds and a library that can be accessed completely by foot.