Archive for the ‘2. Tenant Blog Posts’ Category

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...

Real Self-Defense: How to Live Alone and Be Safe in Detroit

ProTip: The answer isn’t to arm yourself — literally or metaphorically — it’s to learn how to avoid being a victim in the first place. Royal Rose Properties has homes in a...

How to Feel Like The Boss of Your Rental Home

Some of these ideas might be counterintuitive, but they’ll make a huge difference in the way you feel about your rental home. The human mind is a fascinatingly complicated thing that pulls a...

Tenant Life: Coping with a Small Closet

Nevermind coming out of the closet — some are too small to get into in the first place!   The house is almost perfect. There’s a dishwasher and a garbage disposal, one of your...

The Best Way to Decimate Your Entertainment Budget: A MAP

Seriously, who doesn’t love LEGOLAND? (Barefoot people don’t count.) We understand that life without entertainment sucks. We get it! We all occasionally spend money we shouldn’t on...

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...

Extraordinary Cleaning Hacks for Renters

We’re REALLY not talking about breaking doors and windows. OK, tenants? Ok? Right? Believe us, we know very well that rental homes are full of details that are a pain in the backside to clean...

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...