If you're on your own for the first time or need temporary housing, consider renting a furnished apartment.
1- Determine the features that you desire in a furnished apartment, such as location, space requirements, rental costs, dates of availability and type of items to be furnished.
2- Search for a furnished apartment through classified ads in your local newspaper or on Internet sites.
3 - Request listings of available rental properties that meet your criteria.
4 - Call selected properties to schedule appointments for touring available rental units.
5 - Find out if utility costs and such items as linens and kitchenware are included as part of the rental package.
6 - Check if parking facilities, security is available.