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Things to Consider When Breaking Your Rental Lease

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Life is best described as unpredictable, and it takes you by surprise most of the time. You may have signed your rental contract for 2 years, but there might come a time when you have to break your rental lease earlier than that. There could be numerous reasons for that, such as a family emergency, […]

How to Find the Right Apartment – Steps for Success

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Finding the right place is never easy and apartment search has changed a lot in recent years but with the right organization, you can get it done – and perhaps even enjoy the process.  And, we have a secret for you too…one that can help you save some serious money on your next apartment.   Let’s […]

Top 7 Must Haves: When inquiring about availability of a rental property

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You’ve got 30 days until you need to be out of your current apartment. You’ve narrowed down your rent budget, the neighborhood in which you want to live, the amenity must haves, and submitted a bunch of rental property inquiries. You check your email when you wake up in the morning to find out if […]

Renter Tip: Use a Decision Matrix

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Some might argue that there are few choices more personal than the selection of a new home. Personal matters are typically charged with a great deal of emotion. The heart can, at times, lead to impulse decisions that you may look back on and regret. How can you approach the critical process of determining where […]

Exposing the “Big Secret” in Home Rental Search

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Ask a renter who is looking for their next rental home to use one word to describe the search process. This is what you’ll hear. Tedious. Cumbersome. Frustrating. Overwhelming. Exhausting. Ask a renter why and they’ll share that they’ve looked up rental listings on an average of four different websites. Here are some of their discoveries. “I […]