Virtually everyone has gone through the often stressful process of finding a new apartment a time or two. What are some things you should ask before signing your new lease?
Author presents three methods homeowners can use to stop foreclosure, even after a sale date has been set. Many don't realize it, but hope is still there, even when the situation seems hopeless.
As much as you can try to prepare for what to expect when purchasing your first home, the best way to learn is by actually going through it. I'll cover what to expect based on my experience.
Advice that people who are considering buying into an over 55 condo community need to know that could save them many headaches.
Are you downsizing for a long-distance move? Most people at some point need to downsize. Often this happens when the children are grown and the house is too big for just one or two people, so a smaller home is desirable in a better locale.
With house prices rising rapidly, you may be wondering whether to re-locate to another Sussex town to find your dream home. Here's some useful info to help you decide.
Do you like peace and quiet? A condo might be right for you. How about a total lack of privacy and nosy neighbors?
My apartment! :) I've been out of my dad's house since I was seventeen. I lived with an old boyfriend, with my best friend, with a new boyfriend, and with my sister. After three years of having no place to really call my own, I decided I was tired...
This is a personal account of how I sold my home fast. I learned these simple techniques by following the advice of my Realtor.
An overview of housing options people can use if for some reason they cannot or do not want to own a home.
The towns and villages of Derbyshire are amongst the UK's cheapest property locations, yet even here, there are huge variations from town to town.....
In a competitive property market, agents fight tooth and nail using flyers & cold calls to find new leads. With online search changing the way consumers behave, it's time to embrace online marketing.
Practical advice on drafting a personal letter to accompany a home purchase offer in a very competitive housing market.
Be a wary and informed buyer. Some things to consider before buying a condominium conversion. What may seem like a bargain may be your worst nightmare.
London is a popular destination for visitors, but what is it like to live there? This article gives the pros and cons of being a resident of England's capital city.
Learn how to easily increase your home's Zillow Zestimate. Zillow often lacks accurate information about a home, which can cause Zillow to calculate a Zestimate that is lower than it should be.
Stock-piling cash, moving halfway across the country, shopping for, and finally deciding to purchase, a small farm. (Or, why has Farmer Rachel been away from Hubpages for so long?)
In 2011, a Texas man gained notoriety when he claimed a $16 affidavit of adverse possession gave him rights to an expensive suburban home. What is adverse possession and how does it work? Find out here.
You should always be aware of your rights as a tenant when you rent any residential property. Here are some tips to protect your rights when renting a house.
Irish castles are the stuff of legend and lore, but many people don't realize that many of them are on the market! Check out these historical and authentic properties for sale.
Learn the basic principals of the master key system so that you can communicate intelligently with your security professional.
Eviction laws in San Francisco make it almost impossible for landlords and master tenants to evict problem renters. Here's some useful advice if you intend to try.
Of all the low income housing programs, tax credit apartment, or income based apartments are the most hassle free. You will not find long waiting lists, and there are no lengthy application rituals like the ones associated with section 8 housing...
How to write a "housing wanted" ad for Craiglist. Write your own ad, find a home that you really want.
Find out about the responsibilities and risks of being a rent guarantor with this no-nonsense guide.
Things I hated about selling a house. We have sold two houses. This about all the stress we went through trying to sell them.
6 US companies' takes on prefabricated (modular) cottages and cabins, with pricing information and photos, from traditional log cabins, to strikingly modern, innovative designs. Updated for 2017.
Some Canadian strata councils bully residents, steal money, and make unauthorized decisions. It is difficult to bring them to justice. Here's what you need to know...
Buying a home is one of the best investments you'll ever make! A basic understanding of the process of buying a home will help make the buying process smoother, easier, and relatively stress free.
This article will explain the concept of pocket neighborhoods and the advantages of living in a smaller home.
Cornwall is a place of hidden coves, sandy beaches, defunct tin mines, winding country lanes, and quaint old villages nestled in the hill-sides. Are houses cheap here? Find out by reading on....
An in-depth look at UHaul International, the corporation and their philosophy regarding business practices.
Essex is a county of contrasts, part city, part rural idyll, part seaside, part dockland. House prices reflect this diversity, with massive differences from town to town. Curious to see what's cheap?
Many people across America and the world dream of living in New York City. There are many great advantages to living in the city, but also some big drawbacks.
Moving can be a stressful event and relocating to another state even more stressful but with these tip and checklist your move can be smooth and drama free.
Norfolk is a county of wide open vistas, intriguing waterways, a stunning coastline, and amazing wildlife habitats. But is property cheap here?
So you've just gotten home from a timeshare presentation where you were dazzled by the prospect of a wonderful lifetime of adventures and so you bought your timeshare from the developer. And right now some sneaking suspicions are starting to develop...
With 37 millions America families choosing to rent instead of own, there are five things you should know before you sign that lease. Another article in the Apartment Living series.
The expensive costs of retirement in some recommended cities are far above the budget of most Baby Boomers retiring today. Some "Best Cities" lists turn out to be ads for rental properties.
This Hub was written to give my advice about moving from New York to Florida. It is my wish that readers may learn some valuable tips and insight from my mistakes.
The beaches, the sun, the wildlife – Australia has it all. Discover 10 reasons why you should be planning your move to Australia to enjoy the high standard of living and laid back lifestyle.
What you need to understand about the risks you may be taking if you decide to rent out your RV to make money.
You've seen the photos of the sleek, warm, modern mobile homes. You've spent a weekend at the park. The salesman turned out to be your best friend. DO NOT SIGN THE CONTRACT!
Surely one of the UK's cheapest counties, South Yorkshire is a property-buyer's dream location. Beautiful countryside, cosmopolitan towns and affordable property....
This article is a brief summary for tenants about the warranty of habitability for tenants written by Nicholas M. Moccia, Esq., a Staten Island landlord & tenant attorney.
Are you considering moving to Maryland? If so, you should find out some of the great reasons to move to the fun and quirky town of Towson, Maryland.
Realistically, there is no such thing as a 'cheap' town in leafy Surrey. There are, however, a few 'cheaper' towns. Beautiful countryside, and excellent rail links into London, keep prices high here.
Cambridgeshire has earned the nickname Silicon Fen because of the many high-tech companies that have sprung up in this area. Cambridge is expensive property-wise, but nearby towns are cheaper...
Renting an apartment after a bankruptcy can be a challenge, but it's not impossible. If you're concerned about finding a place after bankruptcy, here are 10 tips that will make your search easier.
Florida has a lot to offer, and that is why the state is growing in population. A lot of people want to live there. Thinking of moving to Florida? Here are 20 reasons to think again.
Despite hot seller's markets throughout the country, some people still see their home languish on the market week after week, month after month. There are two main reasons a home doesn't sell.
House prices in London and the South-East are generally some of the highest in the UK. But there are still bargains to be had. Read on to discover the cheapest towns in Kent...
You’d be surprised at how many agents don’t give sellers all the documents sellers need when selling their house. Here are the minimum documents you need to make the best decisions about your sale.
Updated for 2018: Price per square foot for 20 prefab (modular) home companies' products, including Blu Homes, Proto Homes, ideabox (Ikea), weeHouses, and many others.
A manufactured home can be a great alternative for you if you are looking for the most square footage for the lowest price. The modern, residential-style construction and design of some of the better brands will surprise you if you haven't looked in...
A county of quaint coastal villages and dignified, historic towns. Suffolk is popular with holiday-makers and commuters into London. Property prices vary enormously county-wide.....
Retiring abroad is attractive to many retirees - but where to start? This article sets out some basic steps that can help clarify your thinking and get you on the road to your retirement dream!
Oxfordshire sleepy lanes and chocolate box villages are famous for their beauty, but are there any property bargains to be had?
Did you just receive a scary piece of paper called a "Notice to Vacate" or "Eviction Notice?" Don't panic! This article will help explain some of the common questions and concerns that come with that.
The experts may think they know what sells a house, but my interviews with buyers shows a different story. What features do women want when they buy a house? How to remodel a house for sale.
Mobile homes are an attractive buy for some folks because of the low cost but, when buying an older one, there are some pitfalls you should definitely avoid.
Scams and fraudulent postings make finding apartments and houses to rent on Craigslist a daunting task. This article aims to help you avoid some of the most common scams.
Important information for people who are thinking of buying a condominium in Florida. All is not as it seems, so make sure you know the facts before buying.
Florida conjures up images of sun, sand, and blue ocean to many. Here is a list of the relative advantages an disadvantages of living in Florida, presented in a pros and cons format.
Proven marketing tips and tricks to get your home ready for a fast sale. The extra months of preparation will save you a lot of stress and anxiety once it is listed.
So you've moved in your apartment and you have noticed a few issues. I am going to do my best to teach you how to overcome those issues by working with your property manager.
Sedona Arizona hosts visitors from all over the world year around. The red rocks and Oak Creek Canyon have appeared in western films are among he world's most photographed locations. Stories of mystical happenings, locating a vortex of energy and new age retreats are well known.
Scotland's castles are a wealth of history, drama, and culture. Now, many castles in Scotland are for sale. Here are a few of the finest castles for sale in Scotland, available at a range of prices.
Northamptonshire has busy, well-established towns, lush, green countryside, excellent, easy rail links into the Capital, yet property prices are amazingly reasonable. Want to find a bargain?
Not sure how to find a house to rent (or an apartment)? Start here. Having moved several times in the last decade, I've learned a few shortcuts.
One of the few states in the entire United States that has not had major problems because of the Great Recession is North Dakota. The unemployment rate is less that half of the national average. There is a giant government surplus. There is opportunity for those who are willing to take a risk. While there is quite a bit of opportunity, there are also some important things that need to be taken into consideration.
Are you moving To Bristow, Virginia? Find out about Bristow's weather, real estate, attractions, shopping, and healthy living.
So what happens if you abandon your home and let it foreclose? This article will help you understand what the consequences will be if your home ends up being foreclosed. It will also give you an idea of what to expect and offer some options for those who want to try to save their homes and avoid foreclosure.
Hiring a Realtor is much like hiring an employee. It's important to find the right one for this big life decision. Use these tips for hiring a Realtor to help you hire the right Realtor.
Directions for integrating the benefits of owning a home and living in a recreational vehicle using methods that range from making an RV more livable to setting it up as part of an RV port configuration.
I am a mother of two preschoolers and a current resident of Northern Virginia. My husband and I searched all over the Northern Virginia area for a great place to raise our children.
Why is it a good idea for Brits to buy property in France after Brexit? 10 good reasons why British people (or anyone) would consider buying a home and moving to France for a better and cheaper life.
It's possible to remove the stench, but it's better to be safe than sorry. Learn how to recognize a smoker's house. It's very likely they'll be trying to conceal signs of smoking in order to sell it.
I always dreamed of being able to move to a cabin in the mountains. This is how I did it. I lived there for thirteen years. Happy memories!
Explains the difference in different types of representation given by real estate agents available to buyers and sellers of property in the state of Florida.
Living in a tiny house has become fashionable. However it also makes good sense in terms of money, convenience, comfort, and happiness.
Oildale was once a vibrant community, supported by the petroleum industry, the wells seemed never ending. Now the area seems to be split between the working class and a group struggling with poverty.
Moving alone out of state is very stressful but if you follow my tips, you just may save some money and reduce your anxiety. I have essential tips and steps to make your move less painful.
There are places in the UK where the pound in your pocket will go a little further. Here are fifteen UK locations where house prices are still very affordable.
You have just accepted an offer on your home. Time to crack open the champagne? No, the real work has only just started.
Hampshire isn't the cheapest county in England, but some locations are definitely cheaper than others. Even within the New Forest area there are huge variations.
If you've ever wanted to buy a holiday home, there is plenty of choice at affordable prices is Hengar Manor Country Park near Bodmin, Cornwall in the far South West of England.
The Villages in Florida is very popular with many older people, but it depends on your tastes, and there are disadvantages as well as advantages, here is a list of the pros and cons.
House prices in Devon range from very expensive through to comparatively cheap. But which towns are the most affordable? Check-out your favourite Devon locations...
Living in the Hudson River Valley right here in Ulster County, NY is an adventure in beauty, history, celebrity...just a really great place to be. Learn some of its history and celebrity.
Grimsby, on Lincolnshire's coastline, has some of the UK's cheapest houses. Other towns in the county are considerably more expensive. Learn more about Lincolnshire's property market ...