As a renter, you’ve probably heard about the importance of protecting your personal property with renters insurance and (hopefully) have a policy of your own. If you have a vehicle, you must carry car or motorcycle insurance. There’s also life insurance, pet insurance, travel insurance, and more. All these different policies can get confusing — and expensive — but with insurance bundles you can actually cover many of your bases and save money along the way.
If you’ve ever envied those cyclists whizzing by your car, you might want to look into the option of riding your bike to work. Not only will your commute be more pleasant, but it’s a great way to stay in shape. However, being in the right location is key, as well as a few other factors. Here’s some things to consider in your quest to bike to work.
Some people enjoy jogging, while others cringe at the thought. Some like the discipline of lifting weights; others find it boring. Swimmers, basketball players, and dancers all appreciate the activities that make their spirits soar. Fortunately, there are almost as many different ways to get fit as there are people resolving to exercise in the coming year. And when you find the right exercise for you, you’re more likely to enjoy exercising and stick to a program.
Apartment Guide has identified the top metro areas with the highest rental occupancy rates, meaning these apartments get snatched up in a hurry. So if you’re in the rental market in one of these areas, you’d better act fast. Read on to find out where renting is all the rage.
Watch out, big cities – the suburbs are coming for you. According to Census data and other housing reports, population growth in cities is starting to shift toward the suburbs. Since a large part of a city’s residents are usually renters, this means the rental market is booming in American cities located just outside major metro areas.
Most people in the United States own their homes. But there are few areas in which renting is king: The areas where residents embrace the freedom from mortgage payments and yardwork, where they can pick up and move easily, and they don’t have to come up with a down payment.
The demand for apartments remains strong and is likely to stay that way for the foreseeable future. A bruised housing market and sluggish economy have encouraged many people to choose renting over home ownership.CNBC, many in this group are young, professional women. These women are proving to be a driving force in the apartment living boom.