How to Get Your Security Deposit Back

As you get ready to move into a new apartment or rental, you will need to put down a security deposit. This deposit can be a full month or even two month’s rent, along with a cleaning deposit! Let’s face it — that’s a lot of money to just throw away. Thankfully there are some […]

Tips for Apartment Living

Like anything else, there are so many pros and cons to apartment living. It’s great having this transitional space where you aren’t living at home with your family and don’t have a house of your own yet. On the other hand, you have this smaller living space that you don’t own and therefore you need to […]

Should I Renew My Lease?

“Should I renew my lease?” If that’s a question that’s been swirling around in your head, here are a few things to take into consideration before signing on the dotted line. Landlord, Neighbor and Roommate Relationships When thinking about sticking around for a second lease, you need to evaluate the relationships you have with your […]

Moving Into Your First Apartment

Moving into your first apartment can be an intimidating process. You’re moved out of college, your parents are no longer there to hold your hand and this is your money on the line now. So you need to be more than prepared! Here are a few precautions you should take when signing the lease to […]

What to Consider When Finding a Roommate

Finding a roommate is one of the most important selections you will make in life. Don’t believe me? Well, if you’ve never seen the movie The Roommate, here is the gist: sweet college student Sara meets her new college roommate Rebecca as soon as she arrives. At first, it seems that this may be a friendship-match […]