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. ...

4 Ways to Stick to Your New Year Resolutions Post-January

4 Ways to Stick to Your New Year Resolutions Post-January

Even if you start off the year with a fierce commitment to working to your goal, the momentum generally drops a bit past January. Here are 4 strategies to help you stay on track. ...

The Eviction Process COVID-19 Edition: What To Know

The Eviction Process COVID-19 Edition: What To Know

The US is currently under a national eviction moratorium issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This protects anyone who has lost income due to the pandemic and has fallen behind on rent. Find out if you're protected. ...

5 Tips to Encourage Your Tenants to Use Automatic Payments

5 Tips to Encourage Your Tenants to Use Automatic Payments

Waiting on a rental payment via check can make landlords like you nervous and uneasy. If you have an auto-payment through a checking account or tied to a credit card account, this streamlined approach can save you time, unnecessary angst and even money. ...

Smart Home Gadgets Your Landlord Might Have Installed in Your Rental

Smart Home Gadgets Your Landlord Might Have Installed in Your Rental

Nowadays, you might find that the apartment you’re going to rent comes complete with fancy technology designed to make your life easier. With holiday rentals often coming with luxury gadgets to ooze convenience, these may soon make their way into standard rental properties.   We’re not talking about Amazon Echos or Fire Sticks. We’re talking about the tech that you probably can’t take with you - stuff that your landlord might install. ...

How to Ask Your Landlord to Break Your Lease Without Penalty

How to Ask Your Landlord to Break Your Lease Without Penalty

There are unexpected circumstances that may arise that could cause the need to break your lease. Here are some tips on how to handle this delicate situation while trying to mitigate penalties.  ...

Apartment Hunting Hacks for First Time Renters

Apartment Hunting Hacks for First Time Renters

Moving out on your own for the very first time can be exciting, but also can be slightly overwhelming. There’s a lot to consider when you’re a first-time renter, so we’ve compiled a list of tips to make sure you’re fully prepared for finding your first home.   ...

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.   ...

4 Foolproof Tips For New Landlords

4 Foolproof Tips For New Landlords

Being a first-time landlord can be challenging at times. Here are 4 tips to help you succeed as you begin your landlord journey. ...

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.   ...