Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Saving Money on Summer Travel

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Jun 20, 2017

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School’s out, the temperature’s on the rise, and the ice cream truck is making its rounds. It must be summer! That means it’s also time to take that much-needed vacation. While travel can, unfortunately, be pretty pricey, I’ve managed to pick up a few money-saving ideas over the years. Follow these tips, and you’ll be […]

So, you’re living on a shoestring budget? We can relate! Oh, and you’re in a tiny one-bedroom apartment with limited space?

Staff Writer

 · Sep 22, 2016

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As a rule of thumb, moving house is an expensive affair. And if you’re facing a residential move yourself, you probably already know this indisputable fact either from previous personal experience or through unfortunate relocation stories that your friends might have shared with you. And in addition to being rather pricey, moving is also a […]

Manuella Irwin

 · Jul 1, 2015

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When moving to a new apartment, whether across the street or across the country, you can be financially challenged. Relocation expenses can skyrocket, so to avoid a whirlwind of moving expenses coming at you, research your options and plan your budget. Here are some details you need to consider in advance. Find an apartment: apartment […]

Manuella Irwin

 · Nov 18, 2013

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An urban community garden is a patch of urban land that’s cultivated by a group of families in a community. Such community gardens are accessible to all the members of the community. Here are the benefits of joining such a community: 1. Fresh Vegetables and Fruits Community members can grow a wide range of vegetables […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 22, 2011

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Figuring out how to repair drywall can save you money while renting. You can offer to barter a lower rent payment in exchange for the repairs you make. If you damaged the drywall, you can repair it before moving out, so that you don’t lose any of your security deposit over it. Having the tools and supplies […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 28, 2010

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Repurposing furniture is a great way to decorate your home without much impact on your wallet or the environment. Successfully repurposing furniture requires thought about both the piece you intend to incorporate and your current decorating scheme. Finding new uses for old furniture can be fun, rewarding and a great way to show off your […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 24, 2010

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Practicing eco friendly laundry days not only diminishes your impact on the environment, but it can also save you money. If you want to start doing your laundry in a green way, follow these tips: 1 – Skip the Dryer A clothes dryer is highly convenient—but not really necessary, if you’re not in a rush […]

Staff Writer

 · May 12, 2010

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Basic water conservation tips can help you cut back on your water bill and have more money to save or spend. However, even if your utilities are included in your apartment, cutting back on your water usage is an environmentally responsible and less wasteful way to live. Find out how to shower so that you […]

Staff Writer

 · Apr 21, 2010

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For everything from toys to necessary items like home security devices and flashlights, batteries have become a major power source for the common homeowner or the traveling professional, but rechargeable batteries are a great option for conserving resources and saving money on these necessary power supplies. Not enough consumers and families know about the benefits […]

Staff Writer

 · Apr 9, 2010

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