Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

The Hidden Costs of Renting

Ramona Branson

 · Feb 12, 2019

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Whether you can’t afford to put a down payment on a house or you simply don’t know how long you’ll be living in your current area, renting often makes more sense financially than owning a property. On top of that, there are a ton of perks that are unique to renting. For one thing, you’ll […]

When it comes to your pet deposit, it’s money that you don’t want to lose. Depending on the landlord, a pet deposit can be a substantial amount of money. Regardless of the amount, why lose money unnecessarily? Take these ten steps to improve your chances of getting your pet deposit back. Actions You Should Take […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 21, 2010

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Your landlord can increase your security deposit after giving you a timely, written notice notice. The increase can occur with or without a simultaneous increase in rent. There are a number of reasons why your landlord can ask for a higher deposit. Here are 4 scenarios: 1. New Landlord If the rental unit gets sold, […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 9, 2010

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When it’s time to negotiate the terms of a lease, tenants who own pets may be wondering about a reasonable amount for a pet deposit. However, the short answer to this question is that there is no typical pet deposit, and this amount of money has a lot to do with the specific factors of […]

Staff Writer

 · Jan 4, 2010

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