Archive for the ‘Repairs’ Category

How to Use Michigan’s ‘Repair and Deduct’ Policy

Step One: Call a Lawyer and Ask Them about Everything You See Here — We’re Not Lawyers, and this is Not Legal Advice! In general, if you have a problem with your rental property that...

Michigan Law and Security Deposits: A FAQ

Where does your security deposit go? What can it be used for? Learn it all here. A security deposit is an amount of money taken from a prospective tenant and held in escrow until that tenant moves...

Perfecting Your Living Space with Ikea Hacks

It’s Not Like Those Instructions Made That Much Sense in the First Place… A tenant recently introduced us to a staggeringly clever website: Ikea Hackers. This is the kind of thing that every...

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,...