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 can become overwhelming.
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 doesn’t always pay off in all circumstances.
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.
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.
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 selling - everyday. Here’s a few great tips and tricks.
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 a property.
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 them before you risk renting to them.
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 insurance to purchase.
What should be included in rent to buy home agreements? Beyond simply issues such as the purchase price of the home and monthly rent should be spelled out. Typical rental perks can also be added such as the deposit and what furniture and utilities are included.
What are the pros and cons of renting a home with options to buy? While, there are advantages with financing, a renter can lose all the money he has paid toward a purchase, if he can’t keep his payments up.