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How Much Rent Can You Afford?

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Paying rent is probably one of the least fun things about being a full-fledged adult. As we all know, rents are rapidly on the rise, which means less square footage for a much higher cost. While we understand that rents are high, it can sometimes be a little tricky to figure out how much we […] read more

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The Best Places to Rent in New York City

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They say that if you can make it in New York City, you can make it anywhere — but where should you choose to hang your hat while you’re trying to make it? read more

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How the Rental Market is Getting Stronger in 2019

Rumors of an impending slowdown in America’s rental market ran amok all through 2018. Ironically enough, the prices of individual houses haven’t changed much in the last year, despite many potential buyers being sure that they would rise in 2019. To this day, market experts can’t agree what’s in store for new home owners. Sure […] read more

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If You Live in Any of These 6 Cities, You Need to Consider Renting

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One of the biggest questions people have when moving to a new city is whether they should rent or buy their new place. While you may get tired of dealing with a landlord and feel like you’re “throwing your money away” on rent, renting can actually be the smarter financial choice in many cities around […] read more

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Moving On: The Best Times of Year to Shop for a New Apartment

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Moving to a new location feels a lot like many other life-changing events: a mixed bag of excitement, anxiety, stress, and joy. But unlike many of life’s major milestones, the apartment hunting experience can easily be made more focused and less nerve-racking. read more

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Top, Middle, or Bottom: Which Floor is Best?

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Whether you’re planning on moving into a high-rise or a low-rise apartment building, there are a lot of things to consider. One of those things should be which floor is best for you and your lifestyle: the top, middle, or bottom. read more

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Finding Your Dream Apartment

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Securing a great apartment in a tight rental market is not an easy task to accomplish, but it’s far from impossible. read more

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Everything to Look For When Touring an Apartment

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Finding your next home can be an exciting time! But just because an apartment looks like your dream home doesn’t mean that it necessarily is. There are a number of things to look for when touring an apartment — things that are best found out sooner rather than later, lest you should find yourself in […] read more

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Bad Landlord: How to Tell Before Signing a Lease

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Finding a place to rent can be a hassle. A house or apartment that seems too good to be true, is probably just that. No matter how dreamy your potential new home may be, you really should do your homework—not only on the property itself, but also on the person who will be renting it […] read more