How Landlords can Reassure Tenants They’ll be Responsive

How Landlords can Reassure Tenants They’ll be Responsive

Apartment leasing is a competitive business, especially in desirable cities and in areas like college towns. Part of the consideration for prospective tenants is if they feel comfortable with the accessibility and responsiveness of a landlord. Here are strategies you can implement to reassure prospective tenants you will be a fair and responsive landlord. ...

Attention Renters: A Platform Made for You

Attention Renters: A Platform Made for You

Though renting has begun to exceed home ownership, there are still so few tools in place to ease the stress of renting. At WYL (WhoseYourLandlord), it’s our core belief that you don’t have to own a home to take ownership of your living situation. Here’s an overview of the new features we’ve incorporated for your housing empowerment.  ...

Understanding Pet Deposits and Pet Rent Policies in NYC

Understanding Pet Deposits and Pet Rent Policies in NYC

As a pet owner, you owe it to your pet to understand your legal rights and obligations as a renter. After all, your animals depend on you for care, and you can’t provide it without a suitable home. Here’s what you need to know about pet ownership and rent policies in New York City.   ...

How to Stay Sane During Self-Quarantine

How to Stay Sane During Self-Quarantine

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit hard. Now more than ever, it’s important to identify some techniques and strategies you can use in your day to day to stay sane. These stress-relieving tips will relieve your stress within a short period. ...

National Native American Heritage Month: Spotlight on Native Businesses

National Native American Heritage Month: Spotlight on Native Businesses

November may nearly be over, but your support for members of the Native American community doesn’t have to be. Being able to celebrate talented creators whilst demonstrating support and giving great gifts? It’s a no brainer. ...

What to Splurge on When Furnishing an Apartment

What to Splurge on When Furnishing an Apartment

Part of making a new apartment your home is personalizing your space by selecting furniture and other furnishings. This can be exciting but expensive. Read on to find out what’s worth splurging on.   ...

Creative Friendsgiving Ideas for Your Small Apartment

Creative Friendsgiving Ideas for Your Small Apartment

2020 has certainly been unpredictable. However, you don’t have to forgo your traditions — you can still celebrate holidays with your loved ones. Here are five ideas to make this year’s Friendsgiving a hit.   ...

How to Ask Your Landlord for a 60-Day Grace Period if an Eviction Notice is Looming

How to Ask Your Landlord for a 60-Day Grace Period if an Eviction Notice is Looming

If you’re late on your rent for several months, you may be in a position to receive an eviction notice from your landlord. You may want to contact your landlord to see if they can grant you a grace period for you to create a plan to get back in good standing. ...

What to do if you’re the Victim of an Illegal Lockout

What to do if you’re the Victim of an Illegal Lockout

If you have a landlord who has changed the locks without proper notice, this may be considered an illegal lockout. There are laws in place to protect tenants and there are rules and protocols that landlords must follow to protect tenant rights.  ...

6 Tips to Motivate Yourself to Stay Active During the Winter

6 Tips to Motivate Yourself to Stay Active During the Winter

If you live in a place where you may be faced with cold winter weather for a (sadly) large part of the year, it’s important to learn how to help motivate yourself to stay active during the winter months. Here are 6 tips that can work for you. ...

Pros and Cons of Choosing a Furnished Apartment

Pros and Cons of Choosing a Furnished Apartment

One of the biggest concerns when moving to a new home is furnishing your space. Before you sign your lease, read on to learn the pros and cons of choosing a furnished apartment.  ...

What to Include in a Roommate Agreement

What to Include in a Roommate Agreement

Whether you’re moving in with your best friends, or shacking up with strangers, it might be worth drafting a roommate agreement to head off conflicts before they arise. ...