Category Archives Navigating Your Lease

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.

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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…

clean apartment for move out

Moving into a new apartment is a hard but fun and exciting process. However, you still have obligations to your old landlord, the largest of which is apartment cleaning. Landlords want to rent out your old unit as soon as possible, therefore, you need to deep clean the apartment before your move-out inspection. If you don't, you risk losing your security deposit. Apartment Guide tells you how to clean for a move-out.

You've found the apartment you want; now it's time to sign the lease. One factor to consider is whether you will need a co-signer to qualify for that lease. Here's some info to help you determine whether sealing the deal on your apartment choice will require some outside help.

Is your pet part of the family? Can’t imagine your apartment without a furry companion? You’re not alone. According to the Humane Society, it’s estimated that 65% of households in the United States have a pet. It’s news that has…

signing a lease is better with good timing

You’re ready to make a move. However, choosing the date for signing a lease can be complex. It's a combination of the time of year, the weather, when the place will be ready, when you can move in, what makes the most business sense and a number of other factors.

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