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The Renter’s Guide to Styling a Bookshelf

By on November 29, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
The Renter’s Guide to Styling a Bookshelf

Behold: the bookshelf! It’s truthfully underrated and should be touted as the renter’s best friend when it comes to decorating and creating small space storage. Creating an attractive living area without compromising your floor space can be a challenge for any home or apartment dweller… doing this without installing permanent fixtures presents a whole new […]

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How to Protect Your Security Deposit This Holiday Season

By on November 20, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
How to Protect Your Security Deposit This Holiday Season

The holiday season is right before us. Full of hectic charm and warm wishes, it can be easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of family gatherings, school plays, and office parties. In the excitement of preparing for the holiday fun, many renters unintentionally ignore the terms of their lease agreement. This can not […]

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Hosting Thanksgiving in a Small Space: Tips for Apartment Dwellers and Renters

By on November 13, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Hosting Thanksgiving in a Small Space: Tips for Apartment Dwellers and Renters

Small space living requires some compromises, but a seasoned small-spacer knows that most disadvantages merely need to be met with a little storage and decor creativity. That said, even the most steadfast minimalist can have their second-thoughts when considering the possibility of hosting for the holidays.  With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, you might be wishing your […]

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Frequently Asked Renter Questions for Landlords

By on October 18, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Frequently Asked Renter Questions for Landlords

Your renters will look to their future landlord or property manager to answer questions about the property and rent, how to be a good tenant,and how to maintain the property.    To help you provide the best service to your tenants, we’ve put together a list of some common renter questions with suggestions for how […]

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Renters’ Rights When Your Landlord Sells Your Rental Home

By on June 16, 2017 in Education with 11 Comments
Renters’ Rights When Your Landlord Sells Your Rental Home

  Question: I just found out my landlord is selling my rental house – what does this mean for my housing situation? Answer: If you rent a home and you discover your landlord is selling the property, don’t start panicking (or packing) just yet. If you signed a lease agreement, your current and future landlord will […]

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Do I Need a Co-Signer for My Rental Lease?

By on June 2, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Do I Need a Co-Signer for My Rental Lease?

Sometimes a landlord or property manager will ask a rental applicant to have a co-signer sign the lease agreement. Sometimes referred to as a guarantor, a co-signer signs the lease along with the tenant and agrees to pay the rent if the actual renter is unable to for any reason. Co-signers are not expected to […]

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5 Surprisingly Brilliant Ways to Use Command Strips

By on May 30, 2017 in Education with 4 Comments
5 Surprisingly Brilliant Ways to Use Command Strips

Being a renter means you sometimes need to get a little creative with your decor and organizing to ensure you don’t damage your rental space and risk losing your security deposit. While it can seem like your options are limited, there are a lot of damage-free and creative solutions to ensure that your space is […]

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10 Reasons Why My Rental Application Was Denied

By on January 4, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
10 Reasons Why My Rental Application Was Denied

In a tight rental market with scarce availability and high rents, getting approved for your dream apartment can be as hard as actually finding one that fits your budget. If you keep finding yourself scouring rental listing and filling out applications only to get denied again and again, it might be time to change your […]

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Renter Safety: Keep Your Residents Safe During the Holidays

By on December 16, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
Renter Safety: Keep Your Residents Safe During the Holidays

Along with the holiday cheer and festive spirits each winter, comes a few Grinches that seem to think the holidays are a good time to threaten the safety of your renters, their belongings and your property. According to CNN, December is a peak month for burglaries as folks leave homes unattended during the holidays.  A […]

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Winter Maintenance Tips to Remind Your Renters

By on December 5, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
Winter Maintenance Tips to Remind Your Renters

When the cold weather hits, nothing can ruin the holidays (or a Tuesday night even) than a call from your tenants saying a pipe burst. The good news is, most damage to a rental property due to winter weather can be prevented with a little extra effort from your renters. Preventative winter maintenance includes protecting […]

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