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10 Most Common Apartment Complaints Among Tenants

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Tenants have grumbled about their rented homes since the first ‘For Rent’ sign was posted. Complaints have changed over time, but the relationships between landlords, property managers and residents of rentals have always been fraught with difficulties. The Rental Protection Agency (RPA), a national reporting organization that monitors complaints about property managers and landlords in […] read more

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Preparing For a Hurricane When You Live in an Apartment

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Many annual events are anticipated with joy and plans for celebration, but hurricane season definitely isn’t one of them. read more

Eclectic throws and wicker baskets are the cornerstones of the free-feeling boho chic aesthetic.

4 Tips for Bringing the Boho-Chic Look Into Your Home

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A theory has circulated for years that if you keep your clothes or furniture long enough, the style will come around again. This has proved true with read more

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6 Essentials to Look For in Your Renters Insurance Policy

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No one likes to think about losing all their possessions — or even losing a few of them. But if a devastating fire or storm hits your apartment or a car veers into your living room, everything you own can be lost in an instant. read more

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The Future for Renters: Micro-Apartments and More

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60 or 70 years ago, residential renters in the US only made up a minuscule part of the housing market. Back then, people rented rooms in private homes or boarding houses on a short-term basis, mostly while traveling for work or finding a house of their own to buy. read more

Young group of friendly apartment neighbors gets along swimmingly, laugh and exchanging small gifts.

9 Things All Good Neighbors Do

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The past six months have made it more difficult to be a good neighbor than ever before. Social distancing, quarantines, and a healthy dose of panic have most people hibernating and concentrating on as little social interaction as possible. But the day will come when read more

An eviction notice lays in an open doorway.

5 Ways Tenants Can Fight an Eviction Notice

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As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, frustration and poverty continue to increase exponentially. read more

Man moves his stuff out of his old apartment and into the trunk of his car.

Alternatives to Using a Moving Truck Service During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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As the coronavirus pandemic drags on with no clear-cut end is in sight, some aspects of life will inevitably go on. Moving homes is one of them. read more

Man uses lemon and salt to get an unsightly wine stain out of his carpet.

How to Remove Wine Stains from Carpet and Furniture

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One of the best things about the 80s was that just about everyone drank white wine. People partied with abandon, and a splash or spill was hardly acknowledged because white wine doesn’t stain read more