If you've had to deal with the rental market during the past few years, you are probably well aware of how difficult it is to find a good apartment. Prices are high, competition is tough, and landlords are picky. With such tricky real estate conditions, the process of finding a place is even more stressful than usual. If you've ever experienced the seven stages of grief after having your application rejected, you're not alone. Here are the ups and downs of the rental process.