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eviction rights

There's nothing like an eviction notice to keep you up at night. When do you have to be out? Why am I being kicked out? What’s going to happen? You probably knew the eviction was coming your way, but you still have rights in the process.

how eviction works

Eviction is not how anyone wants to end the tenant-landlord relationship. An eviction notice is the last thing you ever want to see at your door. If you are having issues with the landlord address them early and document everything. You must prove the issues to a judge. Avoid being taken advantage of by understanding the process and knowing your rights.

best apartment amenities

When it comes to the best apartment amenities, what’s popular in 2017 may surprise you. According to Apartment Guide research, many of those searching for an apartment tend to focus on individual apartment features rather than community features. However, many apartment hunters weigh community features at approximately the same level of importance as how many bedrooms they’re looking for, so community features matter.

how to give notice

One of the most important things to do before you move is ensuring you give notice to your landlord or apartment leasing office of your intent to vacate, or when you are planning on moving out of your apartment. Not sure how to do it? Check out our easy guide below..

how to give notice

Sometimes you have to change apartments because of unexpected circumstances and need to give notice earlier than planned. In other cases, you just don't know how to break the news to a landlord or management company. Here's how to give notice on your apartment so you can protect your deposit and your reputation and get a goof referral in the future.

Apartment rules not to break

You've leased an apartment and moved in. Now you need to make sure that management doesn't have you on their "trouble tenants" list. Here are five rules not to break, which will keep you out of trouble and help you have a good relationship with your apartment manager (and apartment complex neighbors).

Whether you have school-aged kids or are planning to start a family, school rankings is probably high on your priority list when relocating. But not all cities or towns with great schools come with a hefty price tag. Additionally, these towns with a lower cost of living and nationally-ranked schools have lots of activities to offer families. For example, Nashville has a great adventure science center, Pueblo, Colo. offers lots of family-friendly outdoor activities and Indianapolis is home to several professional sports teams. The research for this infographic is based on a U.S. News study, as well as Census data. We found the top eight cities with a low cost of living using the U.S. Census. We found the top-ranked high schools through the U.S. News study, which looked at 22,000 public high schools in 49 states, as well as the District of Columbia.

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