Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

9 Things Your Landlord Isn’t Telling You

Hana Ames

 · Oct 4, 2022

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Renting can be a complicated process, with lots of different factors to be aware of. Your landlord will usually make you aware of most of the things you need to know upfront, like when rent is due or if you’re allowed pets in the apartment. However, they won’t always tell you everything you need to […]

As all apartment dwellers (hopefully) know, a lease is so much more than just a piece of paper — it’s a binding legal commitment between tenant and landlord or rental company.

Lisa Wright

 · Jun 30, 2022

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A couple of weeks ago, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held its 54th annual convention – this time completely online. In brief, CES is the biggest, most famous, and most important consumer technology show in the world. It’s held every year to showcase all the new gadgets and gizmos coming out in the year (and […]

dporder

 · Feb 2, 2021

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You’ve finally found the perfect apartment. Great location, the ideal number of rooms, affordable rent, and you can already picture where everything is going to go. Now what?

Hana Ames

 · Aug 13, 2020

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A significant number of landlords and property managers across America have shown great empathy and understanding to tenants who can’t pay their rent due to the poverty and illness the coronavirus has caused.

Cassie Damewood

 · Jun 23, 2020

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Rumors are running wild around the pristine pool, between the treadmills, and down the well-manicured walkways of your apartment. Word is that your apartment’s owner is selling the place. Sally Sue down in apartment 17 claims everyone has to move out by the end of the month, or the new owner will come in and repossess all property left in your apartment. Is Sally Sue right? What can you do in this situation? Read on to find the answers to the multitude of questions likely to be racing through your mind at this moment.

Cassie Damewood

 · Aug 29, 2019

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Whether your lease is up and you’re moving on to a nicer place or you’re breaking lease because you’re so desperate to leave behind the cockroaches and mildew of your present apartment, moving out is a major undertaking. It’s also a big personal step and can be very stressful to you as an individual. To avoid causing yourself further headaches than absolutely necessary, make sure to plan your move carefully and communicate successfully with your landlord about the moving process.

Cassie Damewood

 · Mar 21, 2019

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Whether you can’t afford to put a down payment on a house or you simply don’t know how long you’ll be living in your current area, renting often makes more sense financially than owning a property. On top of that, there are a ton of perks that are unique to renting. For one thing, you’ll […]

Ramona Branson

 · Feb 12, 2019

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Getting scammed is embarrassing. Whether it’s an auction site purchase, an allegedly “free” vacation, or an apartment rental, you usually feel stupid in hindsight when all those big red flags suddenly become visible to you. Don’t be too hard on yourself, though

Cassie Damewood

 · Oct 2, 2018

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