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disability apartments

There’s a misconception that handicap accessibility for apartments is related to ADA compliance. It’s an easy mistake to make; the ADA applies to public buildings, common areas in apartment buildings, and most units in newer apartment complexes. If you’re looking…

Seven Deadly Sins of the First-Time Renter

When it comes to renting your first apartment, mistakes can be deadly to your bank account and your relationships. Many first-time renters make the same type of mistakes, so here are some that people run into frequently, and some help…

Apartment hunting disability

Finding an apartment that's accessible and comfortable is more challenging for disabled apartment hunters and their network of support. But with a clear idea of what's needed in an apartment and nearby, the task is easier.

Did you ever consider you might be breaking one of the rules in your apartment lease agreement -- without even realizing it? [find-an-apartment] When you move into an apartment, you sign an apartment lease agreement that spells out many specific rules to live by.  Keep in mind that there are some actions which could violate your apartment lease agreement, and these actions might not be immediately obvious to you. Here are a few things to watch out for.

fireworks

The 4th of July is a time for food, family and fireworks, but it’s possible to celebrate too hard. It doesn't matter if you're taking your celebration on the road or inviting people over to your apartment, it's important to…

apartment fire

These days, you have to have insurance for nearly everything. Most states require you to have car insurance. The government has required health insurance. Depending on the state, you may not be legally required to have renters insurance, however, it is an extremely important.

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