Barter, Slum It, Go Rustic To Save On Living Costs

There is more than one way to skin a lease. Not only can you negotiate to bring costs down, but there are other ways to slash your rent budget. Well-Heeled Blog digs up a few that might not have occurred to you.

Tips from the post include bartering services with landlords, such as landscaping or even babysitting, shying away from high-class neighborhoods and being willing to go without certain high-ticket amenities.

Renters, are you happy with your lease? What did you do to make sure costs would be as low as possible?

Low(er) Rent: How to Make it Happen [Well-Heeled Blog]

Previously: Pay Less Rent