Topic: Apartment Basics

Conditions for Breaking a Lease

June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

My apartment has snakes inside…can I break the lease? Oh no! You should review the terms of your lease to see what you are being legally bound to. Meanwhile, reach out to your property manager and let them know what is happening at your apartment so they can come up with a solution!  

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Renting in the U.S. as a Non-Citizen

I’m Italian, a non-U.S. citizen. Do I need any kind of special document to rent a place in U.S.? Which requirements do I need? I’ll be probably moving to Tampa in January ’15. How long is the minimum period for rent? Thanks.   There are a number of ways to “rent a place” in the […]

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Section 8 Housing

How do I know if an apartment has Section 8 housing for low-income people already living there? How do I know if there are roaches or bugs (bed) in the building or my new apartment?   1. As to whether there are Section 8 or other government-assisted residents at the community, there is no way for […]

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Top Cities for Young Professionals and Families

Top Cities for Young Professionals and Families

April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Six of the Best Cities For Young Professionals Congratulations! You’ve graduated from college, you have your degree in hand, and are ready to wave goodbye to your university days. Chances are, if you’ve come this far, you are reasonably sure about what you want to do with your life vocationally. However, one thing you may […]

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Apartment Deposits

April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

I have been a tenant for 12 years and my community is terminating the lease in order to renovate the apartment. Can they keep any of my deposit?   The outcome of this scenario would depend on the terms agreed upon in your lease. It would be a good idea to obtain a copy of […]

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