Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Great Pets for Renters That Aren’t Dogs or Cats

Teresa Bergen

 · Mar 15, 2022

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Maybe you dream of breeding Saint Bernards or running your own reindeer farm – but while you’re living in an apartment, those aspirations had best stay on hold.

As the housing crisis continues to squeeze money and joy out of people, renters are demanding more bang for their buck. No longer will a carport and an on-site laundry room close apartment and house rental deals.

Cassie Damewood

 · Jan 21, 2020

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Found the perfect apartment but undecided because of pet odors left behind by previous tenants? Fortunately for you (and the landlord), there are plenty of ways to get rid of pet odors so you don’t have to continue searching for your dream home.

Cole Nemeth

 · May 15, 2018

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Dogs come in all shapes and sizes, as do the behavioral problems and learning curves that come with them. This is especially true for first-time dog owners, who might not know exactly what to expect when it comes to their dog’s development.

Amanda Ray

 · Mar 22, 2018

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Unless you’re an entomologist, it’s quite likely that you don’t like bugs — especially if your apartment is infested with them! Even scientists don’t want potentially deadly spiders around their pets and children.

Amanda Ray

 · Feb 20, 2018

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When you’re #blessed with wall-to-wall carpet in your apartment, the best way to deal with it is to make sure it’s sparkling clean. But if you have pets, small children, or maybe just a really messy roommate, that task can prove quite challenging.

Ramona Branson

 · Sep 26, 2017

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If you like animals but aren’t ready for the responsibility of owning your own pet yet, having a pet owner for a roommate can seem like a great deal. You benefit from many of the perks of having a pet with a fraction of the responsibility. Of course, things don’t always go smoothly. Your stuff is just as vulnerable as your roommate’s is to cat scratches and stains from dog urine. If your roommate’s hamster escapes its cage, it becomes your problem as well. When you agree to live with someone who has a pet, it’s best to figure out where to draw the line of responsibility before things go wrong.

aptsherpa

 · Sep 27, 2016

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A cat urine stain on the upholstery is an unpleasant matter, especially in an apartment where space is limited and you’re more likely to smell the stain. Simply draping a blanket over the stain once it’s dried won’t take care of it. The smell will linger, and your cat will be compelled to continue marking […]

Staff Writer

 · Aug 22, 2016

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Having a pet brings a new type of life and energy to your apartment. Of course, animals are naturally meant to be outside, so when they become your pets, each will have different requirements for their happy, comfortable lives. In other words, some apartments work better for some pets than others. Below are some details […]

Eli Kooris

 · Apr 21, 2015

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