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Renter Guide

The insights and tips you need to find the right apartment.

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Adeeva FritzSep 24, 2021

The words apartment and condo (short for condominium) are often used interchangeably. But they are not one and the same. Condo vs apartment? The main difference is who owns and manages it.


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Jenn GreenleafAug 27, 2021

Want to know how to get out of a lease without breaking the bank? The answer starts with your rental agreement. From there, it's about understanding tenant rights and how you communicate with your landlord or property manager.


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Adeeva FritzAug 17, 2021

Before you sign that apartment lease or make any payments, learn the telltale signs of rental scams and how to avoid them. If you know what to look for, scammers are easy to spot.


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Adeeva FritzJul 29, 2021

Finding a great roommate is harder than you might think. Learn how to find a roommate that's right for you with the help of screening questions, roommate agreements, and more.


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Jenn GreenleafJul 15, 2021

If you're a renter looking for an apartment on a budget, you may be considering a studio. To help you determine if a studio is right for you, we answer the question: what is a studio apartment? There's more to the definition of a studio than you might think.


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Amy MuellerJul 01, 2021

Finding a pet-friendly apartment can be a bit overwhelming. In this article, we share everything pet owners need to know about renting an apartment with a four-legged friend, including tips and steps to take when signing a lease.


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Jenn GreenleafJun 14, 2021

If and when an apartment renter needs a lease guarantor depends on several factors. Learn what a guarantor is, if you need one, and whom to ask to be yours.


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Jenn GreenleafJun 09, 2021

Giving notice to vacate to a landlord isn’t just a polite formality. It's a must for renters. Learn what to put in your lease termination letter (template included).


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Jenn GreenleafMay 18, 2021

To help renters find a great apartment, we put together this apartment tour checklist revealing 16 things to look for in a rental before signing a lease.


JG
Jenn GreenleafMay 18, 2021

Most renters don't realize rental prices are negotiable. You can, and you should try to convince your landlord to lower your rent. The key is knowing how to negotiate.


AF
Adeeva FritzSep 24, 2021

The words apartment and condo (short for condominium) are often used interchangeably. But they are not one and the same. Condo vs apartment? The main difference is who owns and manages it.

JG
Jenn GreenleafAug 27, 2021

Want to know how to get out of a lease without breaking the bank? The answer starts with your rental agreement. From there, it's about understanding tenant rights and how you communicate with your landlord or property manager.

AF
Adeeva FritzAug 17, 2021

Before you sign that apartment lease or make any payments, learn the telltale signs of rental scams and how to avoid them. If you know what to look for, scammers are easy to spot.

AF
Adeeva FritzJul 29, 2021

Finding a great roommate is harder than you might think. Learn how to find a roommate that's right for you with the help of screening questions, roommate agreements, and more.

JG
Jenn GreenleafJul 15, 2021

If you're a renter looking for an apartment on a budget, you may be considering a studio. To help you determine if a studio is right for you, we answer the question: what is a studio apartment? There's more to the definition of a studio than you might think.

AM
Amy MuellerJul 01, 2021

Finding a pet-friendly apartment can be a bit overwhelming. In this article, we share everything pet owners need to know about renting an apartment with a four-legged friend, including tips and steps to take when signing a lease.

JG
Jenn GreenleafJun 14, 2021

If and when an apartment renter needs a lease guarantor depends on several factors. Learn what a guarantor is, if you need one, and whom to ask to be yours.

JG
Jenn GreenleafJun 09, 2021

Giving notice to vacate to a landlord isn’t just a polite formality. It's a must for renters. Learn what to put in your lease termination letter (template included).

JG
Jenn GreenleafMay 18, 2021

To help renters find a great apartment, we put together this apartment tour checklist revealing 16 things to look for in a rental before signing a lease.

JG
Jenn GreenleafMay 18, 2021

Most renters don't realize rental prices are negotiable. You can, and you should try to convince your landlord to lower your rent. The key is knowing how to negotiate.

AF
Adeeva FritzSep 24, 2021

The words apartment and condo (short for condominium) are often used interchangeably. But they are not one and the same. Condo vs apartment? The main difference is who owns and manages it.

JG
Jenn GreenleafAug 27, 2021

Want to know how to get out of a lease without breaking the bank? The answer starts with your rental agreement. From there, it's about understanding tenant rights and how you communicate with your landlord or property manager.

AF
Adeeva FritzAug 17, 2021

Before you sign that apartment lease or make any payments, learn the telltale signs of rental scams and how to avoid them. If you know what to look for, scammers are easy to spot.

AF
Adeeva FritzJul 29, 2021

Finding a great roommate is harder than you might think. Learn how to find a roommate that's right for you with the help of screening questions, roommate agreements, and more.

JG
Jenn GreenleafJul 15, 2021

If you're a renter looking for an apartment on a budget, you may be considering a studio. To help you determine if a studio is right for you, we answer the question: what is a studio apartment? There's more to the definition of a studio than you might think.

AM
Amy MuellerJul 01, 2021

Finding a pet-friendly apartment can be a bit overwhelming. In this article, we share everything pet owners need to know about renting an apartment with a four-legged friend, including tips and steps to take when signing a lease.

JG
Jenn GreenleafJun 14, 2021

If and when an apartment renter needs a lease guarantor depends on several factors. Learn what a guarantor is, if you need one, and whom to ask to be yours.

JG
Jenn GreenleafJun 09, 2021

Giving notice to vacate to a landlord isn’t just a polite formality. It's a must for renters. Learn what to put in your lease termination letter (template included).

JG
Jenn GreenleafMay 18, 2021

To help renters find a great apartment, we put together this apartment tour checklist revealing 16 things to look for in a rental before signing a lease.

JG
Jenn GreenleafMay 18, 2021

Most renters don't realize rental prices are negotiable. You can, and you should try to convince your landlord to lower your rent. The key is knowing how to negotiate.