Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

What to Do When You Need to Pay Your Rent Late

Ramona Branson

 · Jul 27, 2021

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Paying your rent on time is one of the basic tenets of adulthood, but sometimes unexpected things pop up that can temporarily derail you. Whether you just got laid off from your job, you were in a car accident and your insurance deductible shot up, or you had to lend a family member some cash […]

Paying rent is probably one of the least fun things about being a full-fledged adult. As we all know, rents are rapidly on the rise, which means less square footage for a much higher cost. While we understand that rents are high, it can sometimes be a little tricky to figure out how much we […]

Ramona Branson

 · Jun 11, 2019

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The new year is always a time to reflect on and refresh your life. While many concentrate on health and fitness goals (particularly after a busy season of eating and drinking during the holidays), there are plenty of other resolutions you can commit to in order to make your life more enjoyable, more organized, and […]

Ramona Branson

 · Dec 27, 2018

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One of the biggest questions people have when moving to a new city is whether they should rent or buy their new place. While you may get tired of dealing with a landlord and feel like you’re “throwing your money away” on rent, renting can actually be the smarter financial choice in many cities around […]

Ramona Branson

 · Dec 13, 2018

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Every single time you want to rent a new apartment, condo, or house, you’re going to have to fork over quite a bit of money — including a hefty security deposit. In case you didn’t know, a security deposit isn’t just a random fee that’s required to rent an apartment. In reality, it’s given to […]

Ramona Branson

 · Mar 27, 2018

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We’re all aware that mean rent prices are gradually going up (and up and up), but you might not be aware of another apartment pricing issue: namely, price fluctuation. This means that you could go tour an apartment and get a quote for it on Saturday only to find that the price is entirely different […]

Ramona Branson

 · Mar 15, 2018

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Living in an apartment on a month-to-month basis can seem very alluring — especially for travelers who don’t want to be tied down to a specific location, young workers who are unsure of where their futures will take them, and people who are new to a city. And while there are many benefits that come […]

Amanda Ray

 · Jan 9, 2018

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Having a roommate can be beneficial in many ways. For one thing, they help you out with the rent each month, but they also provide companionship, someone to talk about your day with, and an automatic Netflix buddy. If you’re not quite ready to live alone or you can’t afford to, having a roommate is […]

Ramona Branson

 · Oct 24, 2017

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A lot of landlords conduct extensive research to ensure an applicant will make an excellent tenant: someone who will be clean, quiet, respectful, and pay their rent on time. They do this by going through a process that includes checking references, credit, and sometimes even asking for proof of employment. If something comes up that […]

Cole Nemeth

 · Oct 19, 2017

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Rent is one of most people’s biggest monthly expenses. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to shave $50 or $100 off of your monthly payment and put that money toward something fun and exciting?

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Jun 8, 2017

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