Property Manager Monday

Due to the nature of the arrangement, you’ll most likely be dealing with the management personnel from the property you live at pretty frequently. They’ll be the ones handling your rent, your maintenance requests, and the overall experience living at that property. It’s hard to know whether or not you’ve found yourself a good property … Read more Property Manager Monday

Keep it Clean

As someone renting a home, you’re not liable for all of the same maintenance things that a homeowner is. Because of this, you’re responsible for a different set of things, as stated in your lease. One of the most important things in the lease agreement (aside from rent, duh) is making sure that you take good … Read more Keep it Clean

Amenities You’ll Be Glad You Have

When you’re looking for a new place to rent, the amenities offered aren’t really the first thing that you factor in to your decision making process. Though a lot of amenities aren’t really absolutely necessary, there are a couple that you’re gonna be glad you didn’t compromise. Having a washer and dryer in your unit (or … Read more Amenities You’ll Be Glad You Have

You Can’t Rush Perfection

If you’re in the market for a new rental home, it’s important to give yourself an adequate amount of time for your search. Before picking the first property you see, spend some time doing some research about the property and look at all of your available options. Ask current residents what they think! Since they’re … Read more You Can’t Rush Perfection

Love Thy Neighbors

When you move, aside from getting a new home you also get a new vicinity, and with that comes new neighbors. Your neighbors are the people you’ll have closest to your home at all times, so it’s important to have a good relationship with them. If you think about it, neighbors are like distant roommates… … Read more Love Thy Neighbors

Summer Gardens

Is your garden showing off the season? Though we tend to associate spring with gardening, it’s important to see that summer is also a great time to make our gardens look good. Take advantage of summer to add some berries to your day! Since you may not be able to grow berry bushes in the … Read more Summer Gardens

Who should you lease from?

When you’re considering what kind of property to rent out and make your home, you should also consider who you’re leasing from. Usually, your options will be a property manager or property management firm, or an individual landlord. Just like everything else, both have their ups and their downs. Property managers or property management firms  … Read more Who should you lease from?

Deal Breakers – why you should always factor them in

As someone looking for a new place to live, you probably have some standards and requirements that you look for in a home. These may be things like being pet friendly, or having a pool, or being in a particular area, etc.; while you may feel like you can overlook these things if you like … Read more Deal Breakers – why you should always factor them in