Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renting Laws: Underage Tenants and Parental Consent

Teresa Bergen

 · Apr 19, 2022

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Not everybody manages to fit the nuclear family model of parents living with their children until the kids move away to attend college

You’ve probably at least heard of Airbnb by now, if not stayed in a few of their offerings already.

Bonface Landi

 · Aug 10, 2021

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Most people have lived through hard financial times, many have gone through serious illnesses, and a significant number have faced a looming rent due date with little or no money to their name. But to suddenly face all three of these hardships at once at the hands of something like the coronavirus pandemic is a […]

Cassie Damewood

 · Apr 9, 2020

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Renting a home generally comes with a few problems, from noisy neighbors to total strangers parking in your allocated garage space. While most of these problems are solvable, nothing compares to an unexpected rent increase. You may feel helpless, angry, or a little of both right now, but you need to remember to explore your […]

Cassie Damewood

 · Jun 20, 2019

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Anyone who has been asked to be a lease guarantor, or who is involved in a rental agreement including this third-party role, will want to know about what actually happens in this kind of lease agreement situation. The lease guarantor in a rental agreement is someone who vouches for the tenant. By signing onto the […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 17, 2010

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You have settled into your new rental and everything is going great. Then maybe a problem begins to arise regarding landlord harassment. Landlord harassment can take many forms. Let’s take a look at a few examples. Withholding Maintenance and Lack of Repairs You have been paying on time monthly, and when you noticed an item in […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 5, 2010

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The Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, or URLTA, is a resource for landlords and tenants alike that helps clarify issues related to sometimes complicated rental agreements. The legislation, which was written in the 1970s, still provides a lot of the basis for rental law in many U.S. states. Skilled legal professionals who are helping […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 3, 2010

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Rental laws often site that an apartment should be “habitable and in reasonable repair.” Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law defines habitable as: suitable and fit for a person to live in: free of defects that endanger the health and safety of occupants. There are obvious signs to look for but what about the subtle signs that […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 2, 2010

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