How to Get Approval From Your Landlord to Make Design Changes to Your Apartment

How to Get Approval From Your Landlord to Make Design Changes to Your Apartment

Could your apartment use a spruce-up, an organizational upgrade, or some cosmetic enhancements? This may not be allowed, but you can certainly request permission from your landlord. Here are 4 ways to ask your landlord if you can make some interior design changes to your apartment. ...

How to Lower Extra Fees and Negotiate With Your Landlord

How to Lower Extra Fees and Negotiate With Your Landlord

Moving into an apartment can be expensive. Here are four fees that may cost extra and some suggestions on how to negotiate with your landlord to reduce them.    ...

DIY Tips for Fixing Common Rental Damages

DIY Tips for Fixing Common Rental Damages

Don’t let small issues hold you back from getting your full deposit returned. What are the most common forms of rental damage, and which of them can you fix yourself? Keep reading to find out.   ...

Top Reputable Websites To Find Roommates

Top Reputable Websites To Find Roommates

Finding someone to live with can be daunting. Whatever your situation, we’ve put together a list of reputable websites that may help you on your quest. ...

5 Tips to Keep Your Apartment Organized

5 Tips to Keep Your Apartment Organized

Living in an apartment can be tricky at times. Generally, there’s limited storage space especially if you’ve acquired a lot of belongings. Here are some suggestions to keep your apartment, tidy and organized. ...

6 Apartment Amenities That are Worth the Extra Rent

6 Apartment Amenities That are Worth the Extra Rent

When you decide on the amount of your budget you can allocate toward your rent, it’s important to consider that this amount covers more than just your apartment. It’s important to consider what your rent includes and if the value of the extras is worth the extra rent. Here are some perks that are probably worth extra. ...

What to Know as a First Time Renter - When You’ve Found an Apartment

What to Know as a First Time Renter - When You’ve Found an Apartment

Picture this: you’ve found an apartment you want to rent - but you’ve never done this before. How on earth do you go about making the place yours? We’ve put together a list of handy tips to give you the best chance of snagging your dream apartment. ...

How to Know You’ve Found a Great Landlord

How to Know You’ve Found a Great Landlord

With the housing market being such a big part of the economy, the landlord-tenant relationship can sometimes be neglected and treated as more of a transactional relationship than anything else. Read on for some tips about what to look out for in a great landlord. ...

Tips to Have a Positive Relationship with Your Landlord

Tips to Have a Positive Relationship with Your Landlord

When renting a property, you’ll have a landlord. Making sure that you cultivate a positive relationship with them is really important. Here are a few tips to help with that.   ...

5 Security Tips for Your NYC Apartment

5 Security Tips for Your NYC Apartment

You can never be too cautious with protecting yourself and your home. Safety and security should be your top priority, no matter where you live. Here are five security tips for your NYC apartment to put you at ease, whether you’re at home or away.   ...

Top Smart Home Gadgets for Your Rental

Top Smart Home Gadgets for Your Rental

You can upgrade your home to a Smart Home even if you rent, with most of the gadgets being ones that you can take with you when you leave.    ...

6 Money-Saving Tips for Renters

6 Money-Saving Tips for Renters

With rent costs ever increasing, people are spending more on living expenses than ever before. While rent itself is usually non-negotiable, there are other ways you can save a few cents here and there.   ...