How to Budget for Your First Apartment
Moving out on your own can be both exciting and scary. While you gain independence, you may also have to manage the costs of housing and other expenses on your…
Property Management Tips for an Absentee Landlord
Whether you own an investment property or you plan to rent your home for a short period of time, renting out your place might be a good way to make some…
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…
How to Host Thanksgiving in a Small Space
When you live in a small house or apartment, how do you host Thanksgiving and make room for all of your friends and family? While it may not be possible…
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…
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…
Tenant examines their leasing agreement
Finding a new apartment can be tricky business, and the work doesn’t end once you locate that perfect pad. Before you sign a lease, keep in mind that you might…
Man sitting in his makeshift home office
These days it’s easy for you to encounter a potential renting scam, especially online. Here are a few tips to help you get the place you want—and nothing more: Don’t be…