Inside Houston’s Hottest Rental Neighborhoods
Photo courtesy of Jujutacular via Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 It may be the middle of winter, but the Houston rental market is scorching hot. Data from RentJungle.com shows the average price…
Renters Insurance: Frequently Asked Questions
I’m forever surprised by the fact that many renters don’t carry insurance to protect against the destruction or loss of their personal possessions: While the majority of American homeowners are…
Renter Mentor: Tips For Getting Your Security Deposit Back
When you rent an apartment, you often have to put down a security deposit — in many cases, a month’s rent — with the understanding that it may be refunded…
power outage
Every year, various parts of the country are hit with big storms, be they tornadoes, hurricanes or blizzards. Last October, the East Coast was hit by one of the worst storms in U.S. history: Sandy. According…
Renter Mentor
Renting a home perfectly fits the lifestyle of some. Instead of assuming the responsibilities of home ownership, like mortgage payments and property taxes, as a tenant — a renter — you’re…
Chicago Apartments and Renters Insurance
In Chicago, we like to talk about the weather — it can be brutally cold in the winter and humid as a sauna in the summer. Still, we brave the…
Personal Property Coverage in College Depends on Living Arrangements
It’s that time of year again: Colorado’s colleges and universities are back in session for the fall semester. And area college students are branching out on their own, whether they’re commuting from…
Denver “For Rent” sign
With amazing green spaces, cultural centers and schools, and more than 300 days of sunshine a year, it’s no surprise that Denver’s population growth continues at a steady rate. As…
home office
Think there’s no way you could ever have a productive home office in your tiny apartment? Look around your apartment with a creative eye and consider all aspects of your…
Las Vegas Apartment Contract
If you’re looking to rent a place in Vegas, plenty of options are available.  Recently, buying homes to fix up and rent is a hot trend in Las Vegas, according…