What should you spend on rent?

House poverty is real. If you live in a big city with skyrocketing rent (like NYC or San Francisco), chances are you know a...

Top 4 Myths About Renters Insurance

Renters insurance is an often-forgotten coverage that is surprisingly valuable to both tenants and landlords alike. Did you know that, according to the U.S....

Getting Your Deposit Back: Move-out Cleaning Tips

The greatest advantage of not owning a property of your own is that you can always move when your financial situation changes. In these...

3 Ways to Avoid Bad Landlords

Once I had a landlord who was convinced that the solution to every mishap was to "tap on it". Water leaking from the apartment...

5 Ways Paying Rent Online Will Make Your Life Easier

Checkbook, what’s a checkbook? If you rent, you probably keep one of these relics next to your rotary dial phone just to write out...

6 Tricks for Finding an Awesome Apartment

Picking out a place to temporarily call home can bring out the inner commitment-phobe in anyone. Once you sign a lease on an apartment,...

The $100 difference between loving and hating your apartment

$100. It doesn’t seem like much, but for many, it’s the difference between love and hate when it comes to your apartment. There are many...

Ask A Landlord: Can I DIY?

For our new "Ask a Landlord" series we'll be asking real property owners for their advice about your burning questions. This time we asked Cynthia...

10 Ways to Make Your Landlord Love You

In the spirit of Valentine's Day, we asked landlords what makes them love their tenants. Here's what we found out: Make a good first impression// Fill...
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