Category Archives Renter’s Toolkit

Breaking a Lease

A lease is a legally binding contract. So, what happens when you break a lease? The outcome depends on the circumstances. Most landlords are willing to work with you, if you act appropriately.

If it’s your first time renting an apartment , though, the rental application process may be different than you imagined. Applying for the apartment can take a long time and requires you and your landlord to do a lot of…

Moving to a new apartment can be an exciting new chapter in a person’s life. But moving day itself can also be incredibly stressful. As anyone who's moved can tell you, little tips to make the process easier are greatly appreciated.

So, with that in mind, we've provided you with some of the most useful tips and tricks to use next time you move to a new apartment.

9 Apartment Moving Hacks

When you move into your new apartment, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of decorating, unpacking and getting used to your new environment. However, planning for the future -- even for potential problems -- is essential. Apartment…

lease

Ready to take the plunge and sign the lease on your apartment? There are a few key things to know before you get your pen out. Going in armed with the right knowledge can ensure that you get exactly what…

security deposit

Security deposits are a standard part of renting an apartment. As with all rental policies, it’s helpful to know what to expect before you sign on the dotted line.

Don’t leave off a strategy for packing your moving truck until you’re half-way through the job. For a smooth and safe relocation, arm yourself with these helpful packing tips before you begin to load up the truck. Stage your stuff It makes sense…

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