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Damage-Free Decorating: DIY Faux Holiday Mantel

By on December 1, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
Damage-Free Decorating: DIY Faux Holiday Mantel

The holiday season is in full swing, and renters everywhere are faced with the dreaded decision, to spread holiday cheer and risk damaging their apartment or to sit out of the decor festivities because they want their security deposit back. If you’re hosting a holiday bash and want to ring in the Christmas season with […]

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Renter-Friendly Holiday Decorating Ideas

By on November 28, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
Renter-Friendly Holiday Decorating Ideas

The holidays are a festive and wonderful time with friends, family and great food. If you are a renter though, it is sometimes difficult to fully get into the holiday spirit when your lease restrictions put a huge damper on your cheerful decor ideas. However, a no damage policy doesn’t have to stand in the […]

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Hosting a Holiday Bash in a Small Rental

By on November 18, 2016 in Education with 2 Comments
Hosting a Holiday Bash in a Small Rental

Despite the many benefits of renting, too much space is often far from that list. If you’re in the mood for some holiday fun, don’t allow a small apartment to get in the way of celebrating the way you want. Creativity and a little pre-planning can go a long way to create a holiday atmosphere that’s […]

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Responsibilities of a Property Manager

By on September 28, 2016 in Education with 4 Comments
Responsibilities of a Property Manager

If you own an investment property and are considering hiring a property manager to oversee your rental property or if you are a current landlord who is considering entering a career in property management, you might be wondering about the specific tasks a property manager is responsible for completing–outside of simply signing leases and collecting […]

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Top 5 Things Every Renter Must Know

By on August 15, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
Top 5 Things Every Renter Must Know

First-time, and even experienced, renters can sometimes find themselves in over their heads. It can be easy to get caught up in the process of finding the perfect furniture or the right rug for a new place, and unintentionally disregard key skillsets of a great renter. If you are ready to move forward with a new […]

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What to Do When Your Landlord Raises the Rent

By on August 12, 2016 in Education with 6 Comments
What to Do When Your Landlord Raises the Rent

Getting a notice from your landlord that your rent is increasing would ruin anyone’s day. Unfortunately, this stress inducing reality has been happening across the country as reports of rental rates hitting an all time high have been making headlines regularly. After the initial shocks wears off (and the superlatives subside) it’s time to start […]

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Renter’s Guide to Understanding HOAs

By on June 27, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
Renter’s Guide to Understanding HOAs

If you just moved into a rental property that belongs to an HOA you might be a little confused about your new responsibilities as an HOA renter. This guide will give you an overview of what HOAs do, how rules are enforced in the community, and what your landlord’s duties are when you rent an […]

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15 Secrets Your Renters Do Not Want You To Know

By on June 3, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
15 Secrets Your Renters Do Not Want You To Know

Unfortunately, the reality of a landlord-tenant relationship is that some renters think lying to their landlord is reasonable behavior in order to avoid eviction. Most of the time a landlord will be able to see through the lies and move on to the next tenant.  Other times, an honest landlord believes in the integrity of […]

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Questions to Ask Your New Landlord – Before Signing a Lease

By on April 20, 2016 in Education with 2 Comments
Questions to Ask Your New Landlord – Before Signing a Lease

Asking the right questions when meeting your potential landlord or property manager will give you insight on relevant information relating to a future housing situation and set the framework for further interactions with management. Renting a new home is technically a business transaction and you will benefit from treating your interactions with any potential managers […]

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