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Notice Requirements for Landlords Entering Rented Property – By State

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Below are the notice requirements for the amount of notice landlords must give tenants before they enter a rented property (in non-emergency situations). For more details, see your state’s landlord-tenant statutes.

Source –

State – Amount of Notice Required
Alabama – Two days
Alaska – 24 hours
Arizona – Two days
Arkansas – No statute
California – 24 hours; 48 hours for initial move-out inspection
Colorado – No statute
Connecticut – reasonable notice
Delaware – Two days
District of

Security Deposit Return Laws: Landlord Deadlines By State

Monday, January 30th, 2012

There are laws on security deposit return, particularly on the amount of time a landlord has to return a tenant’s security deposit after vacating a property. For details on your state’s specific procedures for returning security deposits, see your state’s landlord-tenant statutes.


Moving Tips: How to Pack for a Move

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Packing typically isn’t a chore people enjoy, but it is something most of us have or will have to do at some point. While packing before a move isn’t necessarily enjoyable (or easy), it is a necessity. Learning how to properly pack and transport your furniture, appliances, household goods, and electronics it critical to ensuring that the contents of your home be protected while in transit. Read our tips below to reduce of the chance of damage during your upcoming …

Best Houston Apartments – Great Uptown Area

Monday, January 16th, 2012

The Great Uptown neighborhood of Houston, Texas is one of the most highly sought after locations on and now we’ve made finding your dream apartment even easier. Check out the top five apartment complexes in the area, each of which has glowing recommendations by over 75% of users. Listed in descending order, each complex has been reviewed by at least 10 users; key amenities and resident comments are highlighted.

1. Three Fountains III
Recommended by 94% of …

A Guide to Living in Austin, Texas

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Living in Austin, a city where having character counts and being “weird” is welcomed, is an experience enjoyed by 1.2 million Texas residents. Austin’s culture and lifestyle vacillates between New Urban and classic ways. A place where laid back, old fashioned neighborhoods collide with bustling modern areas, Austin, the capital and fourth largest city in the state of Texas, is a blend of pedestrian-friendly communities where residents have easy access to cafes, shops, clubs, galleries and more.


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