Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Are You Blacklisted?

Lisa Wright

 · Oct 6, 2022

Have perfect or good credit? Early or on-time payments? No evictions? You could still be denied residence at an apartment if you are a blacklisted tenant.

What is a blacklisted tenant?

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

Fort Wayne anyone? Yep, the second largest city in Indiana may not be in the forefront of American’s minds, but according to our users, it houses the most satisfied renters in 2009. We recently released rankings for renter satisfaction for the largest American cities based on thousands of user reviews posted on ApartmentRatings and Fort […]

Oh My Apartment

 · Dec 3, 2009

While your apartment may offer many amenities and luxuries that you absolutely love, it may not be the end-all of living spaces for you. But because you pay a rent note every month, you are not sure how you could possibly ever save enough money to buy a house. But all it really takes is […]

Staff Writer

 · Nov 28, 2009

You’ve been renting for years, and dream of owning your own apartment. Perhaps you’ve heard of them, or perhaps not, but rent-to-own apartments may be the right choice to put you in the position of apartment ownership. Rent to Own Apartments Rent-to-own apartments are apartments that give the renter a lease purchase option. In other words, […]

Emily Gojko

 · Aug 19, 2009

Apartment dwellers are accustomed to sharing facilities with roommates and neighbors. A shared laundry room, however, presents unique challenges in communal living. Unlike a patio or other common area, in a laundry room you engage in a task involving hygiene. You, and your neighbors, expect each other to be conscious of this fact. Laundry Room […]

Lisa Bernstein

 · Aug 6, 2009

There are many things you need to consider if you’re about to become a first time renter. This guide will help you prioritize and think through the main aspects of starting your rental experience. Once you make decisions on these, you’ll be off to a great start. Create a Budget You need to budget to […]

Staff Writer

 · Aug 4, 2009

Finding the right neighborhood is the first step in the apartment hunting process. Once you know which neighborhood you want to live in, you’ll be able to focus on finding the right apartment. Your neighborhood is reflective of your personality and ultimately a place where you call home. Therefore, it becomes even more important to […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 26, 2009

Renting a room or apartment from family may sound wonderful at first. Before you pack your bags, why not sleep on it for a little while? Letting the idea sink in and ensuring this is the right thing to do may end up saving you some time and a relationship. This time may also enable you to decide what you are going to do to ensure that your renting relationship is at a business level, securing your personal/family relationship.

Oh My Apartment

 · May 26, 2008

With moving season just around the corner, we wanted to point out a few sites which have (we think) great info about moving and renting.

Oh My Apartment

 · Mar 30, 2008