Renting a House

  • 5 Keys to Enjoying A New or Temporary Home

    Whether you’re in high school or college, working in a mailroom or at an investment bank, that first internship or job can be both exciting and stressful. Throw in the fact that many people’s first internships are in a new city, and the experience...
    By David Adams January 14, 2016 

  • Should You Buy or Rent?

    My husband and I have been renting for 2 years now, and as we’ve been contemplating buying a home, we’ve realized it’s not so cut and dry. Renting may feel like throwing money down the drain, but buying a home is a big investment that...
    By Amanda Trosen June 16, 2014 

  • Are You a Savvy Renter? Take Our Quiz and Find Out

    Finding a suitable rental and signing a lease are not terribly difficult. What would you do, though, if a property manager asked a highly personal question or wanted an exorbitant deposit amount? Test your know-how by answering these questions.
    By Tricia Goss October 18, 2011 

  • Rental Guide: Leasing Your Next Apartment or Home Can Be Hassle-Free

    Search for and find your new home or apartment with the resources in our rental guide. Learn what you need to know before you sign a lease or rental agreement to avoid costly mistakes.
    By Donna Cosmato October 6, 2011 

  • Guide to Selling Your Home in Today's Economy

    Do you need to sell your home but the daily doom and gloom forecasts by the mainstream media have you spooked? While it's true that sellers must be more creative in the housing market to get a quick sale, it's also true that homes are still...
    By Donna Cosmato September 9, 2011 

  • 10 Signs of Bad Tenants: Know Them and Avoid Leasing to Them

    How does a landlord avoid renting to bad tenants, who won’t be faithful in paying rent, might sell drugs or have many loud parties, or who might leave an apartment in a mess after moving? Here are 10 signs of bad renters so you can recognize...
    By Mike White July 12, 2011 

  • Legal Issues: Unpaid Rent

    Landlord tenant disputes are nearly always based around unpaid rent. Using our sample notice of eviction for nonpayment can help landlords begin the legal process of eviction. This notice will help begin the legal process to remove a deadbeat tenant from...
    By Finn Orfano July 9, 2011 

  • Reasons to Break a Lease or Rental Agreement

    Believe it or not, there are some legitimate reasons to break a lease. This article explores instances when breaking your lease is possible. Read on to learn more.
    By Robin L. July 5, 2011 

  • Insurance is a Must Even if You Rent

    If you rent your residence, having renter's insurance can help you prevent a financial setback if you find yourself in the midst of a catastrophic event such as fire, water or property damage. Here, we'll will help you figure out how much renters...
    By Michelle Friesen June 30, 2011 

  • Advice on Buy to Let Mortgages

    The economic downturn that begun in December 2007 was largely caused by a housing bubble and the consequences of the bubble are falling prices, record foreclosures and a huge amount of housing inventory on the market. Advice on buy to let mortgages enpowers...
    By Ciaran_john June 28, 2011 
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