Archive for the ‘2. Tenant Blog Posts’ Category

When a Detroit Property Manager Goes Out of Business

“This, too, shall pass.” We received word a few weeks ago that one of our major competitors in the Detroit area was going out of business. Of course, it’s always good news from a...

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...

Infographic: Styling Your Home as a Renter

Renters, it turns, out, CAN be choosers! Recently we came across this detailed infographic from EZ Living Interiors (http://www.ezlivinginteriors.com/) which dispenses brilliant advice on how renters...

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...

Renter’s Fundamentals: Eating Well on the Cheap

Turns out, you can’t learn everything you need to know from Cookie Monster. Eating well isn’t difficult — but eating well without blowing a load of money can be. To help our renters...

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...

Seven Things You Don’t Have to Pay For (But Probably Are)

Have you ever spent too long reading Buzzfeed and gotten their title-writing style stuck in your head? “There’s a lot of benefits to renting — the wonderfully funny Adam Conover...

Tips For Moving With Children

Brought to you by University Moving and Storage over in Farmington Hills.   Statistically speaking, families that have young children are the most likely to make a cross-country move. Yet...

DIY Wintertime Pest Control for Tenants

Not talking about landlords this time, sorry.   Winter is coming soon, and it’s easy to assume that when it gets cold out, the usual brigade of bugs, rodents, and other pests just sleeps...