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Did you ever consider you might be breaking one of the rules in your apartment lease agreement -- without even realizing it?

Did you ever consider you might be breaking one of the rules in your apartment lease agreement -- without even realizing it? 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.

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.


Signing a lease for a new apartment can be very exciting -- and a little intimidating. You'll be better equipped to read the document and catch anything that doesn't make sense if you know what to expect. Here are some tips on what can be found in a typical apartment lease.


It can be tough finding a new place to live. After looking at dozens of apartments online and in person, they can all start to run together. Use this apartment search checklist to keep you organized and minimize stress during one of life’s most important processes -- finding a new place.

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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…

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.

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…