Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Noisy Neighbors: What to Do After Multiple Complaints

Hana Ames

 · Nov 5, 2020

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People are more likely to have disputes with their neighbors than anyone else, and the most common cause of those disputes is noise.

Owning a house used to be one of the first steps on the path to the American dream. But with market prices rising all over the country and no relief in sight, that concept seems to be rapidly changing. A recent report by the Pew Research Center even found that more U.S. households are headed […]

Cassie Damewood

 · Mar 6, 2018

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Moving into a new home is always an exciting experience, right?

Cole Nemeth

 · Oct 19, 2016

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Talking to neighbors before moving into a new apartment is akin to calling references when hiring a candidate for a job. They provide a view of your prospective selection that you can’t gain from a one-time visit. When deciding what questions to ask those who already live in the neighborhood or building, explore what aspects of apartment living affect you […]

Staff Writer

 · Nov 29, 2009

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When you signed your apartment lease, you were completely unaware of the noisy neighbors and their habit of stomping around and listening to music until the early hours of the morning. However, sharing walls, ceilings and floors is just a natural part of apartment living. Sometimes the structure of the building may cause sound to […]

Staff Writer

 · Nov 28, 2009

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For anyone who is reviewing a lease agreement prior to move-in, it helps to be able to identify some warning signs of a bad landlord tenant relationship that is waiting to happen. Sometimes, the clauses of a lease can be bad omens, where tenant rights hinge on a good reading and negotiation of “landlord laws” […]

Staff Writer

 · Nov 19, 2009

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Annoying neighbors can make an otherwise lovely living situation seem unbearable. Your home ought to be your sanctuary. Take the power back from those who try to mess with it. Whether it’s unwelcome visits or loud music at inappropriate times to the millions of other things neighbors can do to make things difficult, there may […]

Staff Writer

 · Nov 17, 2009

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A noisy apartment can have a negative impact on your quality of life. You can avoid the stress and anxiety of dealing with a noise nuisance if you look for signs in the first place. Here’s how to determine whether an apartment is noisy when you’re searching for a place to live. 1.  Near the […]

Staff Writer

 · Oct 30, 2009

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If you’re dealing with a troublesome situation involving noise neighbors make, you’re not alone. Issues about noise in a neighborhood are a classic part of the way Americans have to continually work to define a complex system of “rights for property owners”. Legally speaking, it all comes down to whether some homeowners or residents are […]

Staff Writer

 · Oct 21, 2009

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You may be frustrated with the noise from your neighbor’s house, but without knowing how communities make noise laws to deal with loud situations, it may be hard for you to get resolution on this kind of problem. Knowing about your local noise laws can help you make good decisions in getting the peace and […]

Staff Writer

 · Oct 20, 2009

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