Tips for Renters

Helpful articles for renters.

Building and Maintaining Positive Credit for Renters

Renters that Pay Their Bills on Time Save Money and Enjoy More Financial Flexibility

Expert Tips to Rethinking Your Apartment Search

Finding a good apartment can become a challenging endeavor in today’s competitive market and a bit of forethought might make the difference between you getting the rental you want and the...

Help! I Can’t Make Rent - What Are My Options?

While it's best not to make a habit of it, you might sometimes find yourself caught short when rent comes due.

How To Assemble a Renter's Resume

One of the most critical aspects of looking for a rental home is the impression you’ll make upon the landlord or rental agent showing the property.

5 Summer Party Ideas to Celebrate Your New Apartment

It’s exciting moving into a new apartment. You’re starting a new chapter of your life and hosting a summer party is the perfect way to celebrate family and friends. Instead of just having everyone...

7 Things Renters Can Do to Build & Maintain Positive Credit

Renters that Pay Their Bills on Time Save Money and Enjoy More Financial Flexibility.

What to Look Out for When Signing a Lease Agreement

A lease is a contractual agreement and as with any contractual agreement, it’s legally binding.

Tips for Renting Your First Apartment as a First Time Renter

We have come up with a list of some of the most important factors to consider before renting an apartment.

How to Secure Your Home When You are a Renter

In the recent years, homeownership is in decline, as the millennials are becoming the leading generation on the housing market, and the vast majority of them do not plan to change their rental...

You Can Negotiate Lower Rent With Your Landlord

Although it probably never hurts to try talking a landlord into lowering the rent, there are certain situations in which you’re most likely to be successful. Keep these in mind as you hunt for...

How Much Should I Spend on Rent as a First Time Renter?

If you are a first-time renter, figuring out budgeting might be challenging.

How to Be a Dream Tenant and Snag Any Rental You Choose

There are ways to appeal to your future landlord – you just need to become their dream tenant.

6 Tips for Managing the Interior of Your Rental in the Fall

If you are renting at the moment, here are some useful tips that can help you adjust your space and prepare yourself for months to come.

Things You Should Know Before Renting

The world of rentals is such a jungle that it would be great if there were some kind of cheat sheet to help with making decisions.

What Millennials Want In a Rental Property and How They are Changing the Market

Over the past few years, as millennials become increasingly active players in the property market, the rental properties sector has seen growth.

How To Check If Your Rent Is Fair

Whether you’re looking for your first apartment, or you’ve been renting for years, you want to make sure you’re finding the best deal that you can afford.  And a big part of this is knowing what...

How Can I Decide Whether to Rent or Buy?

As most consumers in the marketplace probably realize, there is no absolute correct answer to the following topic.

6 Tips for Negotiating a Cheaper Rent

If you have ever rented an apartment, you're aware of how expensive it can be.

Reasons Your Rental Application Might Get Denied

Filling out an application improperly can result in delays and the potential of you losing out on your new home to another renter who has all of their ducks in a row.

5 Resources to Help You Find the Best Apartment In a New State

From packing your things to finding a new job and hiring a moving company, making your home in a new state can be a real stress—not to mention a heavy financial burden.

5 Questions Not to Ask When Checking Out a Rental

Most people know there are questions you should ask about an apartment/home rental property…but are there questions you should not ask about a rental property?

What to Check for in a Rental Property Insurance Policy

Whether you are renting a vacation home to travelers or a group of apartments in a building, a rental property insurance policy is essential.

Everything You Need to Know About Loss of Use Coverage

You can’t control every aspect of your living situation as a renter. Even if you make an attempt to keep your apartment in good shape, everything from a burst pipe in the building to a violent...

What to Consider Before Renting a House

Being excited about renting your future home is quite understandable - you’re ready for a change and eager to settle down.

Warning! Avoid Packing These Items When You Move

Sometimes, moving is necessary, and when you have to, there’s a lot to remember to pack. However, there are some items you’ll have to leave behind, which we look at here.

When is the Best Time to Start Your Apartment Search?

When you move to a new apartment, you want to feel like home and have the feeling that you made the right decision.

Top 8 Renting Tips: How to Be a Happy Tenant

Whether you are a student in his first year or a freelancer, you need to be a happy tenant.

How to Be a Dream Tenant and Snag Any Rental You Want

How good of a renter are you? Basically, it depends on many different factors that will make any landlord want you in their property.

A Renter’s Guide to Home Insurance

For property owners, home insurance is a no-brainer. But, unless it’s a stipulation of the lease, there’s usually no requirement for renters to hold insurance.

Must-Know Tips For Tenants on Moving Day

When moving day is around the corner, packing isn’t the only thing renters need to do to prepare for your move.

5 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Tenant-Landlord Relationship

You need to understand the healthy boundaries and obligations of a tenant-landlord relationship. Unfortunately, that’s easier said than done. The lines between the landlord and the renter often...

5 Ways to Ensure You'll Get Your Security Deposit Back

Steps to follow to receive your full refund from your landlord on time and worry-free

Renting in the City vs. the Suburbs: Pros and Cons

With the cost of buying a home throughout the USA rising dramatically over the past few years, and only going higher, more and more people are deciding to rent instead of buying. It can save them...

How to Find the Best Rental Property For Your Budget

It is a difficult task to find an apartment, a house or an office that will satisfy all your needs, and at the same time, you will not have to give 90% of your earnings to pay rent.

Are You Charging Your Renters the Right Price?

The fact is that property reports can only deliver so much information. A rental meter that is part of a rental listing app can provide much more focused data to help you set your rental price...

6 Typical Concerns for First-Time Tenants

Although property renting is fairly straight forward, there are still things that new tenants must watch out for and check before they rent.

The Importance of Location While Apartment Searching

When you are apartment searching, it can be tough to know what to prioritize. On one hand, a living space without updated amenities may be a dealbreaker for you.