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175 Apartments for rent in Fair Lawn, NJ

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Last updated July 19 at 2:21pm UTC
36-19 Garden View Terrace
Fair Lawn
Fair Lawn, NJ
Updated July 18 at 6:32pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,850
4-32 Grunauer Place
Fair Lawn
Fair Lawn, NJ
Updated July 12 at 2:47am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,750
12-22 Ferry Heights
Fair Lawn
Fair Lawn, NJ
Updated July 10 at 6:55pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,700
2 Arlington Place
Fair Lawn
Fair Lawn, NJ
Updated June 5 at 9:25pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$3,300
Results within 1 miles of Fair Lawn, NJ
10 Fieldmere Avenue
Glen Rock
Glen Rock, NJ
Updated July 14 at 7:01pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,400
168 Glen Avenue
Glen Rock
Glen Rock, NJ
Updated July 4 at 10:26pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,000
Results within 5 miles of Fair Lawn, NJ
201 Walthery Avenue
Ridgewood
Ridgewood, NJ
Updated July 19 at 2:21pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,900
345 Crooks Ave
Lakeview
Clifton, NJ
Updated July 18 at 6:31pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,900
400 E 35th
Eastside
Paterson, NJ
Updated July 17 at 6:27pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
10 Avenue A
Lodi
Lodi, NJ
Updated July 17 at 6:25pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,650
476 HEATH PL
Hackensack
Hackensack, NJ
Updated July 17 at 2:43am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,800
14 Commerce St,
Garfield
Garfield, NJ
Updated July 16 at 11:40am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,400
136 Union St.
Ridgewood
Ridgewood, NJ
Updated July 15 at 2:32am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,300
26 Pennington St
Sandy Hill
Paterson, NJ
Updated July 14 at 9:38am UTC
5 Bedrooms
$1,700
140 Bellair Road
Ridgewood
Ridgewood, NJ
Updated July 19 at 2:21pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$3,000
430 Oak St
Ridgewood
Ridgewood, NJ
Updated July 13 at 6:31pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,750
29 1st St
Hackensack
Hackensack, NJ
Updated July 14 at 1:15am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,400
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.