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When should I hire a moving company?

It's time to move out of your rental, which probably means testing the extent of your planning skills in a way you've never known...

Am I allowed to Airbnb my rental?

If you’re looking for a way to make extra money, Airbnb is an appealing option. After all, more than 2.5 million people have listed their home...

Rental application fees: What you need to know

When you’re moving into a new place, it can feel like unexpected fees and costs pop up all the time. One relatively low fee...

5 things your renters insurance policy doesn’t cover

Renters insurance is a big help when your property is lost, broken or stolen. It’s also a big help when you accidentally damage your...

How to find your perfect rental home fast

There are actually a lot of benefits to renting a place- you get all the privacy and space you want without the worry of...

5 ways to get your deposit back

Most landlords require a security deposit, sometimes called a safety or damage deposit, prior to you moving in. They do this as a safety...

How to find the right rental for your budget

Apartment hunting is a grind, especially in crowded cities like New York or San Francisco. You need to have a game plan and do...

How to be a zero-waste renter

The ice caps are melting. The air is becoming more polluted each day. Landfills are expanding at alarming rates. Each person’s day-to-day activities and actions...

What to do if your maintenance request isn’t completed

You deserve to live in a safe home. Even though landlord/tenant responsibilities regarding maintenance vary greatly by region, there are a few basic standards...