Tenants, like people everywhere, have ups and downs, and bad things happen to good tenants. When a tenant just can't pay rent and you have to end their tenancy, you can make the farewell as friendly as possible.
In this article, I examine the advantages and disadvantages of renting versus owning real estate. Factors such as taxes, insurance, building equity, investment strategies, and personal freedom are discussed.
Whether you want to do it or not, sometimes evicting the tenant is a matter of your own survival. How many rent payments on how many units can you miss before the financial crisis sets in? I know of some landlords who start the process if the rent check is five or ten days late.
In France, renting a home or apartment is called “letting.” Like other people, the French do things their way. So read up before you rent out your vacation home.
Owning low-cost rental properties can make you a bundle. It can also be an extreme hassle to rehab properties between tenants. Here are ten tips that will help make your next rehab less physically and financially taxing.
If you are working but living paycheck to paycheck, it might be hard to afford the high cost of rent. Check out this guide to the top five cities with the lowest rental costs in the U.S. as of 2017. It may be worth it to relocate.
Living in Japan has its own set of unique challenges. Learn more about these challenges and how to overcome them before you set out on your Asian adventure.
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?
What you need to understand about the risks you may be taking if you decide to rent out your RV to make money.
So you've moved into your apartment and you have noticed a few issues. I am going to teach you how to overcome those issues by working with your property manager.
Here's how to budget for a new apartment or home and what questions to ask and when.
There are some huge differences between renting a house and renting an apartment! Guide to searching for a house to rent, including house hunting, determining how much rent you can afford, what to look for in a rental house, and how to crush the rental application process.
Will a rent increase not fit into your tight budget? Consider writing a letter to your landlord.
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.
How to legally get an owner to fix something and how to deal with other bad owner behavior.
Find out about the responsibilities and risks of being a rent guarantor with this no-nonsense guide.
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...
Weekly hotels might be the answer to your housing situation if you have low income, don't have the money to get your own apartment, or if you have an eviction dogging your credit.
Having an eviction or foreclosure on your credit can seriously impair your ability to rent another apartment or home. But don't give up.
It wasn't easy, but I now have my own apartment. There was a lot to learn, and I wrote this guide to help other young people take that step.
There are 2,278,895 service members in the United States today between active duty and reserve branches. Many of these men and women at arms will have to terminate a residential lease contract at least once during their enlistment due to receipt...
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.
How to write a "housing wanted" ad for Craiglist. Write your own ad, find a home that you really want.