Having Trouble With Your Hot Water?

Having Trouble With Your Hot Water?

As a renter, you might assume that a utility like hot water falls under the "My landlord should take care of this..." category. Contrary to what mom always said about assuming, you would be right in this situation. Your landlord is responsible for providing their tenants with a safe, healthy living space. Hot water is one of the amenities ...

How To Avoid Expensive Rental Scams

How To Avoid Expensive Rental Scams

The number of renters in the US grewby nearly 8 millionover the last decade – but sadly the rising number has resulted in a huge leap in property scams. In fact, these are so prevalent in South Carolina that the Columbia FBIrecently had to issue a statementto citizens about staying safe when looking for a home! If you are looking for a ...

Create a Peaceful Sanctuary in Your Backyard

Create a Peaceful Sanctuary in Your Backyard

Once the entire family is back from school and a busy day at work, you could all use a trip to nature and relax. However, the trip itself is another hassle. Why not use what you have at your disposal, the backyard? Create a piece of nature where you can relax and socialize at the convenience of your home. A stroll around the garden ...

Lessons Learned During Front Yard Renovation

Lessons Learned During Front Yard Renovation

All house owners know the importance of having a well-organized and landscaped yard. When people pass your house or come for a visit, the first impression they get will be from your yard. If you decide to sell the house one day, it will certainly reach a higher price with a decorated yard. Additionally, upgrading your front yard can ...

Budget-Friendly Design Ideas For Bathrooms

Budget-Friendly Design Ideas For Bathrooms

If you feel like your bathroom is missing something and is looking outdated and shabby, it’s time for some renovating! This word sounds super scary to many people, especially when they think about all the expenses it usually involves. However, you don’t have to break your budget to achieve or imitate certain bathroom design trends! ...

How to Save Money with Regular Home Maintenance

How to Save Money with Regular Home Maintenance

Preventive maintenance is always cheaper than emergency repairs, so having a good maintenance plan is key to having a full wallet. Also, regular maintenance isn’t very expensive, time-consuming or super-complicated. Most of the things you can do yourself in half an hour. Let’s see which home maintenance projects are the most importa ...

4 Things to Consider When Moving Into Your First Apartment

4 Things to Consider When Moving Into Your First Apartment

When attacking the rental market, many landlord and property managers are only looking to do business with people who make at least 40x the monthly rent. Being a good person with a great personality and a positive outlook on life doesn't pay rent these days. The best way to finesse your way into an affordable apartment in a great location ...

How To Prepare Your Apartment For A Winter In New York

How To Prepare Your Apartment For A Winter In New York

With cold months ahead, it is important to make sure that your home is equipped to handle winter weather emergencies. Take a look at this list to make sure you are not only prepared for the frosty temperatures but an emergency situation as well. Heat It is important to note that the official heating season is from October 1st to M ...

5 Ways You Know You Are Ready to Move In With Your Partner

5 Ways You Know You Are Ready to Move In With Your Partner

Moving in with someone is a monumental step in a relationship. Without saying it, it means I want to be with you for forever (or at least until this lease is up). It is more than just a desire to be physically together all the time. Since living together is usually a test-run to see if the couple can make it for the long haul, a staggeri ...

Is My Landlord Responsible For Bedbugs?

Is My Landlord Responsible For Bedbugs?

One of the challenging aspects of navigating life as a renter in New York is affordable housing. For many renters in the city, trying to thrive while juggling work, grad school, or even a side hustle, can be difficult.  In the city that never sleeps, it is easy to get caught up in the hustle & bustle of things and forget about the ...

No Investors? No Problem. How To Win From Within.

No Investors? No Problem. How To Win From Within.

*Sponsored by Amex* The opinions and advice expressed are brought to you by WhoseYourLandlord Entrepreneurship is booming! Who knows? The next Mark Zuckerberg may be sitting right next to you on the train! Here is the dilemma. As a society, enormous tech exits and million dollar rounds dominate the headlines. Wasn’t it Jim Carey wh ...

Tools That’ll Take You From A Businessman To A Business, Man.

Tools That’ll Take You From A Businessman To A Business, Man.

*Sponsored by Amex* The opinions and advice expressed are brought to you by WhoseYourLandlord Continuing on with our solopreneurs and startups series with American Express, I decided to highlight everyday tools you MUST have in your arsenal to ensure rapid growth and much success for your business. Having led WYL to the stage we’r ...