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The Pros and Cons of an Individually-Owned Apartment Building

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When you’re a renter and looking for a place to live, you may know exactly what you want in an apartment, like hardwood floors, two bedrooms, and a place that’s close to public transportation. What you may not know, however, is what type of landlord you prefer: a large property management company or an individual […] read more

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7 Strategies for Dealing with Noisy Upstairs Neighbors

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Owning a house used to be one of the first steps on the path to the American dream. But with market prices rising all over the country and no relief in sight, that concept seems to be rapidly changing. A recent report by the Pew Research Center even found that more U.S. households are headed […] read more

Dealing With a Property Management Company vs. a Landlord

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A landlord may utilize a property management company for a large property or when several of their properties require management services. From your landlord’s perspective, there are advantages to using a management company. Even though a landlord is a property owner, they may not know how to manage a property. Properly maintaining a property, and […] read more

If You See Your Manager Doing Something Unethical

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Not all apartment managers are perfect. Sometimes you move into an apartment complex and find out that the apartment manager acts more like a list of 'what not to do at work' than like a professional. Even in theses cases, though, there are steps you can take to protest your apartment manager's actions. read more

Appreciating Your Rental Management Staff

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As the holidays roll around, you may be thinking about what you can do for the people that make your life easier year round. Maybe you're considering a larger tip for your hairdresser or cards for your co-workers. Have the apartment management staff made that list? They work hard to make sure that the property is maintained and your apartment is comfortable, even if things are not always perfect. Here are four ways to show your appreciation for them: read more

What to Do if You Lose Your Apartment Key

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It's a horrible situation--you've lost your keys. You've got to get into your apartment, but there are other things to worry about as well. Will your keys show up? Do you need to have a new key made? Do you need to have your apartment re-keyed? read more

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