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Benefits Of Being A Pet-Friendly Landlord

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Scratched-up walls, scraped paint, and damaged doors are all potential consequences of owning a pet, which is why most landlords do not have pet-friendly listings.  If you are a rental owner, chances are you do not allow tenants to have pets because that’s the norm for many property owners and managers. Barring renters from housing […]

How to Get Along with Your Landlord in Your Rental Apartment

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A good landlord-tenant relationship will do wonders for your quality of  life as a renter in your rental apartment. You want to be able to trust your landlord, and you want them to trust you. So how do you make sure that the two of you will get along well in your professional relationship? We […]

Apartment Floods and Fires Risk Disclosure

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Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning at no additional cost to you, Dwellsy will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase.   When renting an apartment, there are a few essential details that every property manager or landlord is required to give prospective tenants. This typically contains rules, […]

Pro Tip: Negotiate Your Rental Lease

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Here at Dwellsy, we’re lifelong negotiators. This means we’re the kind of folks who get excited about buying a car because we enjoy the negotiation.  Weird.  We know.  Happily, this weird personality glitch serves us well when it comes to renting homes and apartments. We are amongst the very few who negotiate.  And you know what? Because of […]

Why Didn’t the Landlord Call Me Back?

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You looked hard through lots of listings.  You poured over amenities, locations, price points, square footage, and photo after photo after photo.  And you found that perfect apartment. You sent the landlord an inquiry through the Dwellsy, excited to see what could be your new home, and then…crickets!  You never heard back from the landlord. We […]

Ways the Apartment Search Has Changed in the Last Seven Years

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Maybe you’ve been happy in your apartment, maybe you’ve just not needed to look for a new place for a while, but wow, the search for a new rental has changed!  Read on to find out the main ways things have changed… 1. Craigslist No More I remember looking for a new rental in 2013, […]