exchanging keys for an apartment
When it comes to finding the right apartment, there may be a bit more to consider than location and your budget. Your landlord can set the tone for your experience in…
young couple moving selfie
There is no way around it — apartment hunting can be stressful. And the cost of rent can be quite expensive — even outpacing average U.S. salary increases. According to the National Association…
Quiz: Are You Ready for Your First Apartment?
Searching for a new apartment or condo can be challenging. It also may be tempting to just jump right in and sign the lease for the first place you find. It’s that…
daybed in the living room
If your home or apartment is on the smaller side, you are not alone. Living in small spaces has actually become trendy, and “micro-housing” is now a buzzword. Savannah College…
roommate conflict
Roommates, even if they are the best of friends, sometimes argue and have disagreements. That’s life. But it doesn’t mean that a minor setback has to mark the end of…
roommate
There’s a good chance that you will live with a roommate at some point in your life. According to a study from Zillow, roughly one out of every three adults…
landlord safety tips apartment buildings
As a landlord, knowing how to properly maintain your rental properties can be crucial. Following the right safety precautions may help you better protect your tenants and properties and avoid a…
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…
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…
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…