Finding out more about the area you’re going to live before you move there is a good way to help you make a choice about how to proceed. Listings is only going to be your best bet if you know this is a place you can have a nice life in.
A lot of places that are super cheap are going to end up attracting people that you may not want to live around. If they don’t do background checks and make it easy for people to live there that may not have a lot of resources because they don’t work then it may be an area where there is a lot of crime. That’s not to say that everyone that doesn’t have money is a bad person, it’s just that you generally get what you pay for and have to live around people that may not be easy to live around when you are in a super cheap and run down type of place.
Rentals have to be taken care of by the owner if you want to have a reasonably safe and healthy place to live. Ask what to do in the event of an emergency like who you can call to do maintenance. If there is nobody on site that can work on a leak issue or anything else then by the time you get help with something it could be too late to save your belongings from damages. You generally are not allowed to contact anyone to do any work in your place without the landlord approving it.
Where are you going to be located? Does this area have all you need in it for you to be happy? Being able to make it to the grocery store without having to travel far, for example, helps you to save time and money. If you always are going to have to go from place to place in a vehicle, you have to pay for gas and maintenance all the time. Unless you are willing to pay a little extra for what amounts to a travel bill then you should find a location that’s nice and close to everything.
There are areas in every city that are not good for you to live in if you can help it. By avoiding crime-ridden areas and places that are far from where you need to go during your days you can have a higher quality of life in Mississauga.