Keep your ear to the ground to find out who is due to move off the island - and ask if their apartment might be coming up for rent.
Another expat said, "there are unsafe areas everywhere in the world the same applies to Bermuda.
[The best way to find a home is] by word of mouth - good, reasonably priced apartment rentals do exist, but they never make it as far as the newspaper adverts.
Tell everyone you know that you are looking for a place to rent.
An expat in Bermuda advised, "[I live in a] one bedroom apartment, attached to landlord's house. In the past it was difficult to obtain a mortgage in Bermuda, they were not available for more than a 5 or 10 year period.
So, to fund the building of a house, people built self-contained apartments on the side, to generate rental income.