Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

The Best Way to Pay Rent: Personal Check, Cashier’s Check, or Money Order

Megan Foukes

 · Nov 1, 2022

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There are several different ways to pay your rent. Whether you choose to pay by personal check, cashier’s check, or money order, the most important thing is that you pay on time. You don’t have to stick to just one, either — it’s also possible to use a combination of these methods to fulfill your […]

Fall is one of the most exciting times of the year. School is back in session, the leaves are changing colors, and the weather has finally cooled down from the brutal summer heat. But did you know that fall is also one of the best times to score a new apartment? October specifically includes more […]

Megan Foukes

 · Oct 13, 2022

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You’ve just moved into your new apartment, and all the furniture donated by your friends and family is finally in its place. But then you realize you’re missing the creature comforts that, for many, are as vital to survival as running water and heat: a big screen TV, an Xbox, and more importantly, a stove, […]

Cassie Damewood

 · May 30, 2019

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When you’re moving to a new apartment, there are a lot of things you need to get done. From packing up boxes to putting down deposits, you’ve probably been making all sorts of checklists to get ready for the big move. But before you start organizing and packing everything, the most important thing to check […]

Ramona Branson

 · Nov 28, 2017

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By Manuella Irwin Regardless of why you are moving (education, new job, due to “force majeure”), you are eagerly anticipating it or you are not excited about the upcoming move at all, you have to find a new place to live. And, it is not so easy to choose (without any regrets later) a neighborhood […]

Oh My Apartment

 · Jun 17, 2013

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Some renters who are not ready to buy a home yet, are weighing the pros and cons of renting and leasing to own. You may be one of the many renters who are choosing to avoid debt, including a mortgage, but you would still like to make improvements to a home as if it were your own. […]

Daphne Mallory

 · Jun 17, 2010

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If you have the opportunity to rent a townhouse, you should. It’s a far better option than renting a unit in an apartment building. Renting a townhouse gives you the experience of living in your home, and in a rent-to-own arrangement, you could be living in the next home you own. Even if you have […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 9, 2010

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Foreclosure is a fact of life for many people in this economy. Some wonder if it renting after foreclosure is a possibility. You are not alone, and there are many people on your side. Michael Moore is rallying for a cease on all foreclosures until the mortgage mess is settled. People in the government are […]

Staff Writer

 · Nov 17, 2009

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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

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Ever seen a listing for a rental that just seems too good to be true? Perfect location, ideal building — and the price is half what you would expect. There are plenty of listings like that on Craigslist and other sites. But if you dig a little deeper, those deals really are too good to be true.

Oh My Apartment

 · Oct 27, 2008

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