Temporary Decor for Your Rental Home
When you rent a home, your landlord will likely restrict what you can personalize. Oftentimes, painting and putting nails in walls are prohibited. And breaking the rules can reduce the refund you…
Does Your Apartment Smell? It Could Be the Neighbors
Have you ever found yourself wondering, “Why does my apartment smell?” If you live in an apartment or a multi-family building, it’s possible the smells from your neighbor’s home are…
Small Space, Big Spirit: How to Decorate Your Apartment for the Holidays
Living in a small apartment or condo doesn’t mean you have to skimp on the holiday spirit. No room for a 7-foot tree in your living room or no dining…
The Renter’s Guide to Kitchen Improvements
If you rent your home or apartment, you might be a little jealous at times of the creative latitude homeowners have over their kitchens. While renters usually aren’t able to…
Relocating to Houston? How to Beat the Rent Crunch
Houston renters are facing rising prices and reduced apartment supply, according to the Houston Chronicle. A surge in workers relocating to the area is partly to blame, the paper says.…
How to Find a Rental Apartment in Chicago
Tracking down the right rental apartment in Chicago can be challenging. But there are ways to make it easier to find a place that suits your lifestyle and budget. Start…
Where to Rent Your First Apartment in Chicago
If you’re looking for your first apartment in Chicago, there are plenty of neighborhoods to choose from. Many are near mass transit, dining and shopping. Just make sure you check…
Boston Terrier
If you long for an animal companion but live in an apartment, don’t despair: you don’t need to own a home with a huge yard to give a pet a…
My First Apartment: Renting in the Real World
Your first apartment is a pretty big deal. Yes, moving into the dorms when you start college is a heady experience, but nothing quite compares to signing your first lease,…
Your Complete Guide to Renting with Pets
If you’re an animal lover, there are few things better than your dog’s enthusiastic greeting when you come home, or your cat’s happy purring when she’s curled up on your…