Posts Tagged ‘Pet Fees’

Who Let the Dog Out?: Roommate’s Pets and Your Responsibilities

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Living with your roommate’s pet is generally fun in the beginning—at least until you realize you’re the one who is constantly having to let the dog out. Even if your roommate promises his or her pet won’t interfere with your life, it will. Even the most responsible of roommates cannot control all aspects of a […] read more

What Is the Difference between a Pet Deposit and Pet Rent?

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The pet industry is booming and landlords are cashing in by charging pet rent. You’ve heard of a pet deposit, but you might have just come across an apartment where the landlord wants you to pay pet rent as well. It may sound strange, but landlords see an opportunity to make more money on the […] read more


8 Red-Flag Clauses of a Bad Landlord-Tentant Agreement

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For anyone who is reviewing a lease agreement prior to move-in, it helps to be able to identify some warning signs of a bad landlord tenant relationship that is waiting to happen. Sometimes, the clauses of a lease can be bad omens, where tenant rights hinge on a good reading and negotiation of “landlord laws” […] read more

5 Tips for Creating a Dog Friendly Apartment

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The first thing you should do before you bring home a canine friend is to create a dog friendly apartment. Make sure, of course, that you signed a lease to a pet friendly apartment and that a dog qualifies as one of the allowed pets, and then work on prepping your apartment. 1. Find Him […] read more

Choosing the Right Pet for Your Studio Apartment

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A studio apartment presents a unique set of challenges if you want to become a pet owner. You may be comfortable with the location, space and environment of a small living space, but it might not be right for certain types of animals. Here are some things to consider before you go searching for a […] read more

Preparing Your Apartment for a Cat

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An apartment with a cat can be a fun and welcoming place to come home to after a long day at work or school. Cats are fairly easy pets to take care of and they give a lot of affection to their owners in return. Give your new cat an attractive home by properly preparing […] read more

Recommended Dogs for a Small Apartment

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It is absolutely possible to have a dog in an apartment, as long as you are cautious when choosing the breed. Here is a list of 5 dogs for a small apartment based on size and temperament: 1. Pug (~15-20 lbs) These dogs are small, however don’t mistake that for fragile. They are a sturdy […] read more

Provisions That Any Residential Lease Agreement Should Include

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Once your rental application has been accepted, and you are ready to sign the lease agreement, it is important to remember that signing a lease is a serious matter. Leases are legal documents, so it is important that the agreement is clear and complete. In order to be complete, the agreement should include the provisions detailed […] read more

Typical Terms of Pet Friendly Rentals

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Finding pet friendly rentals is a must for animal lovers who rent. Since finding the right pet friendly condo or apartment that also meets your other needs can take a little extra effort, you want to be sure to follow the rules so you can stay there a long time. Most pet friendly apartments and […] read more