Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renters’ Rights: Civil Liberties Your Landlord Won’t Tell You About

Cassie Damewood

 · Sep 6, 2018

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When a renter has a problem, a good landlord will try to fix it as soon as possible. After all, they want their tenants to be happy and stay with them long-term so they’ll have a lower turnover and spend less money on advertising, move-in renovations, etc. But then there are the proverbial landlords from […]

Landlords will often ask for a security deposit when you first move into a rental space, whether it’s a house or an apartment. That security deposit is to help them with any unexpected expenses, such as a tenant causing damage to their property or defaulting on rent.

Cole Nemeth

 · Sep 4, 2018

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Every single time you want to rent a new apartment, condo, or house, you’re going to have to fork over quite a bit of money — including a hefty security deposit. In case you didn’t know, a security deposit isn’t just a random fee that’s required to rent an apartment. In reality, it’s given to […]

Ramona Branson

 · Mar 27, 2018

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Security deposits are used to cover excessive damage done by a renter. They’re kept as a means if insurance, so the renter can’t leave the rental property without paying for damages. To Protect Against Damages Exceeding Expected Wear and Tear Normal wear and tear of the property is anticipated by every landlord, but reckless damage […]

Nancy Burgess

 · Nov 7, 2011

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