Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Top 5 Universal Tenant Rights

Cassie Damewood

 · Jul 19, 2022

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Whether you’re new to the tenant scene or you’ve been renting for the last 20 years, every tenant has rights. Here are the top 5 universal tenant rights throughout the US.

1. Right to a safe living space

Power outages always seem to happen at the worst times: the hottest night of the summer, the dead of winter, or during dinner. One minute, your TV is blaring, the AC is running at full force and you’re hard at work on your computer … and the next minute it’s nothing but silence and darkness. Getting prepared for a power loss isn’t hard. The problem is that most of us don’t get around to it until we’re already in the dark.

Cassie Damewood

 · Oct 10, 2019

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Finding your next home can be an exciting time! But just because an apartment looks like your dream home doesn’t mean that it necessarily is. There are a number of things to look for when touring an apartment — things that are best found out sooner rather than later, lest you should find yourself in […]

Cole Nemeth

 · Jun 19, 2018

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We never know when an accident might strike. We always hope that nothing bad will happen to us, but it’s definitely useful to prepare yourself for some basic injuries, such as paper cuts, splinters, and sprained ankles. Having a proper first aid kit assembled and on hand can make life’s little emergencies a lot less […]

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Aug 17, 2017

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When your pet is part of the family, it’s important to make your home safe and comfortable for them. When that home is an apartment, you’ll also have to learn how to avoid getting dinged with big cleaning and repair bills. As long as you make an effort to keep your space in good shape, […]

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Aug 3, 2017

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As houses become less affordable and urban areas become increasingly popular, more families and individuals are choosing the apartment life. While many people still yearn for homeownership, it’s important to remember that it’s not for everyone and that living in a rental can be just as rewarding.

Cole Nemeth

 · Jun 29, 2017

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Just because you live in an apartment doesn’t mean you can’t install a great security system. Technological advancements have eliminated the need for landline-based setups and given apartment dwellers plenty of options to choose from when securing their homes.

Ramona Branson

 · Jun 6, 2017

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When sourcing children’s furniture, your first consideration may be how bright, fun, and funky it is, or whether it works within the overall theme of your child’s bedroom or nursery.

Eileen O'Sullivan

 · Jan 4, 2017

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When I moved out on my own for the first time, I was always a little weary whenever I got home.

Cole Nemeth

 · Nov 1, 2016

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Bringing personality into your apartment bathroom is usually pretty high on your list. But before you get too caught up in decorating, remember to make safety a priority. At first, it can seem challenging. I was daunted when I helped some older family members move into a rented condo. I could tell they would need […]

Lea Schneider

 · Mar 28, 2016

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