Posts Tagged ‘rental living’

So Your Landlord is Selling the House You’re Renting

Surprisingly often, the house you’re renting can get sold and you won’t even notice until the new landlord asks you to sign a new lease. Metro Detroit’s rental market is a busy...

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...