Renters who share living space with roommates other than a spouse or partner are not uncommon. Cohabiting is a way for singles to manage their housing expenses, and many people enjoy the company of a roommate or two. Additionally, renting an apartment or house to two or more individuals substantially broadens the pool of tenants who can afford your rental by pooling their income. However, renting an apartment or house to roommates can open the door to a host of quandaries if
If property managers and landlords had their druthers, all their tenants would pay their rent on time every month, not cause disturbances that may distress other residents, and stay in their units forever, never even considering a move. Unfortunately, tenants come and go. Presenting new tenants with a well-maintained rental unit with desirable appliances, fixtures, and amenities is not always enough to keep them on your property. The best kind of tenants usually expects more
When potential tenants browse through apartment or home rental listings online, the photos are the first thing to capture their attention. Since the quality and appeal of your photos can make or break a listing, they have to be exceptional. It’s best to hire a professional real estate photographer who knows how to showcase a home to sell, but if you decide to do it yourself, follow these tips to bring out the best in your rental property's interior and exterior images. Clear
Whether you’re planning a one-time move to a new apartment in the near future, or you’re a peripatetic professional whose job requires relocating every 18 months or so, acclimating to a new place can take time. But there are measures you can take to shorten the adjustment period and start feeling at home in your new digs.
Some of us adapt to change more easily than others. Consider the adjustment process an opportunity to jump in and make your new apartment feel like home i