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rental agreement form

Need a reason to renew your lease? Consider these important reasons why renewing your lease may be the best home living option for you. It's easier. For many people, a compelling reason to renew a lease at the end of the term is…

AG Lease with Keys

Whether it’s your first apartment or your tenth, navigating the pages of your leasing agreement can look intimidating, yet it doesn’t have to be. Before you sign on the dotted line, be sure to look over the lease carefully, so…

rental application process

After hours of looking at apartments online and in person, you've finally found the one. It's exactly what you're looking for in terms of price, size, amenities and location, and you want to fill out the application so you can…


It’s the most wonderful time of the year, at least for the Apartment Guide team. Renters are making tough decisions about whether to stay put in their current apartment, or move on to a bigger and better abode.

It’s natural to assume that after a few years of renting, you’re automatically ready to take on the title of homeowner. But you might need to slow your roll before you’re in too deep. Are you really ready to own a home? Like, really? Below, we outline a few reasons why you might need to renew that apartment lease.

benefits of renting vs. buying

When you both rent and own, you've got a lot of details to look after.

When you both rent and own, you've got a lot of details to look after.
When you both rent and own, you've got a lot of details to look after.
There are many reasons homeowners may find themselves in a position to rent and own at the same time. Some cannot afford to stay in their homes, but also can’t afford to sell when a depressed economy means the inability to get a good sales price. Other homeowners find themselves needing to rent because they’ve moved for a new job, but still want to hang onto a home. Whatever the reason, being both a landlord and a renter at the same time comes with complications. Here are five issues to consider when you both rent and own.

Here are items you will want to weigh carefully when considering adding your signature to another person’s apartment lease.

If a friend or relative asks you to co-sign on an apartment lease, should you do it? Of course, we all want to help friends and family in need, but you have to be careful when it comes to the commitment of legally guaranteeing another person's apartment lease. Here are some items you will want to weigh carefully as you consider whether to add your signature.