Topic: Apartment Basics

Decorating Places to Shop on a College Dime

Decorating Places to Shop on a College Dime

June 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

We all know the college-student lifestyle means lots of Ramen and no money.  So where can college students shop to decorate and personalize their apartment space? First things first, check out the Dollar Stores and Dollar Generals in you area.  These places are loaded with college goodies and useful items, and they’re all right around […]

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Life After College

Life After College

June 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Alright, you did it. You got that diploma and are finally done with that college degree…. Now what?  Now, the real world is knocking on your door, quite literally. It’s time to head into that 9-5 job force.  While some students may be heading back to their parents for a little more support, most new […]

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What rights does a landlord have when it comes to apartment living?

April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

In addition to tenant rights, landlord rights exist as well. Most of these rights are spelled out in the lease agreement, and they can also vary a bit from state to state. Here are some of the basics that are commonly seen throughout the nation: The landlord has the right to receive the rent on […]

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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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Should You Rent or Buy?

March 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

To rent or to buy? That’s the big question for many families today. Should You Rent or Buy? To rent or to buy? That’s the big question for many families today. With the housing market in a dip, many people are hearing that it’s a good idea to jump in and purchase a house, but […]

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