Archive for the ‘Rental Living’ Category

How to De-Neutralize Your Rental

Greige. Zombie pirates. Greige. Zombie pirates. You decide. It’s common practice among property managers, landlords, and home sellers to ‘neutralize’ a home’s décor between...

The Ultimate Way to Clean Your Rental’s Carpets

Not including spending hundreds of dollars on a professional or thousands of dollars on all new carpet. You move into a rental, and you go about your daily life for a while. Maybe a few months, maybe...

A Quiet Workout for an Upper-Flat Dweller

Jumping jacks ain’t it. Royal Rose Properties has a decent supply of flats — that is, duplexes where each floor is a different unit. And like any apartment-building landlords, we do get...

How to Survive Summer as a Work-From-Home Renter

It’s not the heat — it’s the humanity! When you work from the same home you rent, and you have children, the summer can come as a bit of a shock. Suddenly the unburdened time you...

How to Move Into a Rental Home

Drew’s Law: Moving is more complicated than you think, even when you take this rule into account. Moving into a new home is a heck of a project, and a lot of people underestimate it pretty...

Design Your Rental’s Interior (w/o Upsetting the Landlord!)

The principles of interior design are simple and finite. OK, well, at least finite. There are quite a few things you can do with a house you own that you can’t do with a rental — at...