All about rental resumes
The rental market has been exponentially growing these past few years, driving competition up to all-time highs. This makes it hard to stand out when applying to a prospective rental unit.
Is renters insurance worth it?
Many renters believe that renters insurance is an unnecessary cost to add to their monthly bills. We discuss whether renters insurance will be a benefit to you
The ultimate guide for renting as a student
Moving out of your family place to a place of your own will always be a little anxiety-inducing. Students have to factor in many different items when choosing a rental unit. The best (or worst) of all is that learning the 'rental market' ropes comes with experience and time. Since students typically don't start their rental journey with either, we've made a guide to help them out!
How to give a move out notice
As a tenant, you need to give your landlord notice to vacate before moving out. But what is a move-out notice? How do you write one?
All about cosigners and guarantors
Many people need to use a cosigner or guarantor when signing a lease. Learn about which makes the most sense for you
All about rent-to-own
Many renters begin their journey with the intention of one day owning a home. For some, that includes partaking in a process where you rent-to-own the home you live in. But, what exactly is a rent-to-own home? How does a person start this process?
Your checklist for apartment tours
Have you ever moved into what seemed like the perfect apartment, only to discover a million things you hated about it after signing the lease? Unfortunately, it can happen to anyone, especially when you’re trying to move in a hurry.
How to negotiate your rent
One of the many options renters are given when it comes to renting raises is to negotiate the rent price. Yet, does it actually work? How many people successfully lower or maintain the price with the help of their savvy negotiating skills.
6 ways to liven up your home as a renter
One of the most commonly heard cons to renting is that you can't alter the state of the home. What you see is what you get. If a tenant isn't particularly fond of the kitchen flooring or wall paint, well, tough luck to them. Most landlords don't allow renovations or remodeling in their rental units.