Archive for the ‘2. Tenant Blog Posts’ Category

Landlords Assume the Worst When Tenant’s Don’t Communicate

Communicate to Your Landlord so they won’t assume the worse Landlords can only assume the worst when your payments aren’t made on time and they don’t hear from you or you avoid them. We...

What’s More Important to Renters – Cheap Rent or a Nice Home?

Cheap rent or a nice home? We’d like some feedback from any readers on the dilemma of what’s more important to the majority of people looking to rent a home – cheap rent or a nice home. We...

Getting Repairs Done to the Home You’re Renting

Chasing a landlord to get repairs done at a rental home is probably the biggest, most frustrating issue most tenants experience when renting. You complain, the landlord assures you it’ll be fixed,...

How Much Rental Payment Can I Afford?

How Much Rental Payment Can I Afford? Chances are your rental payment is your single largest monthly expense. As rental rates are only getting more expensive, it’s important to calculate...

It May Be Foolish to Forego Renters Insurance

Image courtesy of: Daria Shevtsova You probably feel that your monthly rental payments are too high already, so the idea of an added expense for Renters Insurance seems unnecessary. Remind...

How To Find A Home To Rent With Low Credit Score

Having a low credit score doesn’t mean you’re doomed for life, but it can make some aspects of your life more trying and certainly more expensive. How can I find a home to rent...

Why Your Landlord is NOT Getting Rich Off Of You

You send your rent check every month, but have you ever really stopped to think where all that money is going? If you believe your landlord just puts it in his pocket, you’re sadly...

Are You A Landlord’s Nightmare Tenant?

We’ve all heard horror stories of bad landlords, or Slumlords. Hopefully, you’ve never rented from one!  There are also Slum-tenants out there destroying homes and avoiding paying...

What Damages Can a Landlord Make You Pay?

You pay the rent, and so you expect your home to be reasonably maintained. Don’t forget you signed a lease, so you too, have obligations as a tenant. Keeping your home safe and livable are...

Why Baby Boomers Make the Best Tenants

Boomers have been changing the face of the rental market with no end in sight for the foreseeable future. Many are already retired, but even more are nearing retirement age. They have become the...