Tips for Renters

Helpful articles for renters.

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 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.

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.

5 Tips For Finding The Best Deals on Rent


If you're looking for a space to rent, use these five tips to get a leg up on others and save both money and time.

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.

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.

5 Reasons Why Newlyweds Should Rent an Apartment Instead of Buying It


If you’re just happily married to your partner, you might come across a dilemma of either renting an apartment or buying a house. This can be a pretty big decision considering that in either...

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 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

7 Things Renters Can Do to Build & Maintain Positive Credit


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.

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.

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.

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...

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 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.

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.

A Beginner's Guide To Successful Online Rental Property Listings


In the digital era, it's more important than ever to incorporate technology into your real estate investments.

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.

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.

Rights and Responsibilities Information for Landlords & Tenants


Whether you're a landlord or a tenant, you have specific rights and responsibilities outlined by the law of your province, territory or state.

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.

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...

5 Ways to Use a Market Rate Rent Calculator


Going into the rental market can be scary, but the payoff could be worth it. After all, in 2016, 27 percent of Americans rented their home. Fully 96 percent of people who have invested in real...

5 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Tenant-Landlord Relationship


When you’re a landlord, you want to get along well with your tenants. After all, you’ll interact with them on a regular basis, and you’re trusting them to treat you and your property with respect.

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...