Notice of Entry, and Other Rules Your Landlord Needs to Follow

By Jeanne Sager | Oct 2, 2017 With a rental lease set to expire, most landlords want to show the apartment as often as possible, which means they'll need a notice of entry to get into your place. They'll be eager to find new renters,…

11 Questions to Ask a Potential Roommate to Weed Out the Weirdos Fast

By Daniel Bortz | Nov 6, 2017 Picking a roommate is a bit different from picking a spouse, a pet, or a nice couch—it's a giant leap into the great unknown. What are some questions to ask a potential roomie to help you separate the…

'We Gave Up the Perfect Apartment for Our Pet'

  By Sasha Brown-Worsham | Nov 2, 2017 If you had to choose between having the perfect apartment or a sweet, sloppy, loving pet, which would you pick? Fifteen years ago, my husband and I found ourselves in this situation…

The Cost of Hiring a Real Estate Agent to Rent Out Your Home

By Adriana Velez | Oct 13, 2017 Hiring a real estate agent to handle the logistics of renting out your property can be a smart move—one that many homeowners make. An agent can create a listing for you, help you check out applicants,…

5 Illegal Rentals You Might Be Living in Right Now

By Colleen Kane | Oct 12, 2017 You, holing up in an illegal rental? Never! At least, that's what I thought before I was kicked out of my own illegal rental when I was, oh, about eight months pregnant. Worst of all, I had no idea my cellar…

Do Real Estate Agents Deal With Rental Properties?

By Audrey Ference | Aug 24, 2017 If you're familiar with the struggle that is finding an apartment online, the idea of a real estate agent who can help you in your search might sound like a godsend. We all know real estate agents help…