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Topic: Apartment Renting 101

Things to Consider When Finding a Roommate

August 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Things to Consider When Finding a Roommate Finding the perfect roommate can seem like an impossible mission. The key is communication to determine if your next roommate is right for you. Follow the chart below to help you decide. 1) Were you already acquainted with this person?  Yes, we’ve met. Go to #2 No, he/she […]

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The Apartment & Home Rental Landscape – What do Renters Want?

August 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Apartment & Home Rental Landscape – What Do Renters Want? Everyday the world of renting a home or an apartment changes with the wants and needs of the renters.  ~The questions are, “What do renters truly want from their homes?” and “What is the current status of the rental market? Vacancy and Rental: The […]

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What are some steps to take to prevent issues with rental items?

April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Whether you are renting an apartment, furniture or a car, there are things you will want to keep in mind. Renting means that you are borrowing from somewhere or someone. It also means you are potentially liable for the item, so it can pay to know what your options are if something goes wrong. It also makes sense […]

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What rental options are out there for apartment living?

April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

When you are renting an apartment, you might want to consider the other rentals that are available to you. Whether you need temporary help, can’t afford to purchase outright or are just looking for the least amount of hassle, here are some apartment renting 101 tips to think about during your time as a tenant: […]

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Why should I consider renting a post office box?

April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

When you are renting an apartment, you might want to consider the other rentals that are available to you. Whether you need temporary help, can’t afford to purchase outright or are just looking for the least amount of hassle, here are some apartment renting 101 tips to think about during your time as a tenant: […]

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What are some tips for avoiding potential problems in an apartment rental?

What are some tips for avoiding potential problems in an apartment rental?

April 26, 2012 | 1 Comment

When you are apartment hunting, know that there are some traps out there. Don’t be fooled; use these tips for apartment hunting and avoid problems that could develop down the line: The time trap: Don’t be lulled into a false sense of security and think you can find an apartment in a week. Sometimes it […]

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How can I make breaking a lease an easier situation?

April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Even if the apartment you are living in is the one of your dreams, you may at some point need to break the lease. Job promotions, caring for ill parents and getting married are all things that may cause you to need an “early out” from your rental. The conditions that guide any penalties for […]

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Can I get an overview of landlord tenant laws and apartment basics?

Can I get an overview of landlord tenant laws and apartment basics?

April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Knowing the landlord tenant laws in the state you will be living is an important thing to look into prior to actually securing an apartment, especially if this will be your first rental. The laws in every state have been enacted to lay the groundwork for an informed relationship between the two parties and can vary from place to place. […]

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Need to Build Credit? Pay Your Rent on Time!

May 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Building credit can be difficult without a credit history. In the past, if a consumer did not have any credit history, it was even harder for a lender to extend them credit. However, with the recent announcement by Experian®, all that’s changed. Experian recently announced that they will now include rental history on credit reports!  […]

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