The Unexpected Benefits of Living on a Lower Level, According to Experts Real Estate
You could snag a lower price, for one.
Sep 26, 2022
How to Approach Your Landlord About Minor Renovations, According to an ExpertHome Projects
"Rental Redo" host Keyanna Brown suggests that it's always worth it to ask your landlord about renovations.
Sep 5, 2022
Here’s Your No-Nonsense Guide to Renting an ApartmentReal Estate
Follow these steps.
Aug 28, 2022
4 Things To Do If Your Roommate Can't Afford RentReal Estate
You have a few options.
Aug 22, 2022
10 Things Landlords Hate Seeing in Your KitchenReal Estate
According to some brutally honest landlords.
Aug 5, 2022
Here's What To Do If You Get Locked Out of Your Apartment Real Estate
First, don't panic.
Jul 30, 2022
6 Little Things to Try Before a Rental Bidding War Breaks OutReal Estate
Apartment hunting? Keep these tips in mind.
Jul 24, 2022
Creating the "Perfect" Apartment Was Impossible with OCD — Here’s How I Coped Real Estate
ODC is not, as many think, the feeling of joy stemming from organizing pens by color.
Jul 21, 2022
5 Little Tricks That Make Living in My Apartment with ADHD So Much EasierReal Estate
Here's how I got a new lease on renter life.
Jul 18, 2022
Here Are the Best and Worst Places to Rent in AmericaReal Estate
According to a new report.
Jul 15, 2022
The Only College Apartment Checklist You’ll Ever NeedReal Estate
Kiss dorm life goodbye.
Jul 13, 2022
4 Expert-Approved Tips for Finding a House to Rent in the SuburbsReal Estate
It's not easy, but it is possible.
Jul 2, 2022
The First Thing to Know About Renting FurnitureReal Estate
It's a convenient option in some situations.
Jun 17, 2022
What Kind of Rent Increase Is "Normal" Right Now? Here’s What Experts SayReal Estate
If your landlord increased your monthly payments, you're certainly not alone.
Jun 14, 2022
Why Landlords Love the "80 Percent Carpet Rule"Real Estate
It benefits renters, too.
Jun 3, 2022
This Is the Best Way to Save Money on Rent, According to a Leasing AgentReal Estate
You could shave hundreds of dollars off your annual living costs.
Jun 2, 2022
Increasing Rent Costs Create Dire Situations for Domestic Violence SurvivorsReal Estate
Trigger warning: This post contains descriptions of acts of domestic violence.
May 30, 2022
3 Ways You Might Be Able to Fight a Big Rent IncreaseReal Estate
According to an expert.
May 6, 2022
As Someone with ADHD, This Is How I Make Apartment Hunting EasierReal Estate
My seven tips for managing time, expectations, and motivation.
Apr 21, 2022
7 of the Best Landlord and Apartment Review Sites Out ThereReal Estate
We can't promise the perfect landlord, but we can guarantee you'll at least have a heads up on a crummy one.
Jul 16, 2024
4 Ways to Land an Affordable Apartment Right NowReal Estate
According to leasing agents.
Apr 11, 2022
4 Beginner-Level Repairs Every Renter Should Know How to Make
Starter Packs
One of the biggest appeals of renting is that you’re not usually responsible for maintenance or repairs — but help isn’t always at the ready in a pinch.
Apr 1, 2022
What I Learned Hunting for an LA Apartment While Living in the MidwestReal Estate
I searched for a new place from more than 1,800 miles away.
Mar 23, 2022
5 Questions About Timing Your Move Perfectly, AnsweredReal Estate
There are definitely ways to make finding a place less stressful — and less financially painful.
Mar 18, 2022
5 Things to Remember If Your Landlord Suddenly Sells Your Building Real Estate
According to real estate experts.
Jan 30, 2022
A Landlord's 3 Best Tips for Finding a Subletter ASAPReal Estate
Here's what to know.
Jan 18, 2022
The 4 Apartment Renting Trends That Won’t Be Around Much LongerReal Estate
These are on their way out, according to real estate pros.
Jan 12, 2022
12 Apartment Therapy Editors Share the Best Real Estate Advice They’ve GottenReal Estate
Need a hand during your home search? We've got you.
Dec 16, 2021
There’s So Much Pressure to Become a Homeowner — And I Won’t Give Into ItReal Estate
The conversation around buying has become stale.
Nov 14, 2021
10 Easy Ways to Be a Good RoommateReal Estate
With tips from experts.
Oct 30, 2021
12 Things Landlords Hate Seeing in Your HomeReal Estate
While guests may appreciate your decor, all a landlord sees are potential risks.
Oct 27, 2021
Your Rental History Can Now Help You Qualify for a Home LoanReal Estate
Changes at Fannie Mae mean a history of on-time rental payments may make it easier to buy a house.
Oct 22, 2021
7 Lessons I Learned After Pests Invaded My New Apartment Real Estate
First came the roaches, then the bed bugs, and last but certainly not least, the mice.
Oct 18, 2021
Is It Possible to “Evict” a Roommate?Real Estate
Here's what an attorney has to say.
Sep 25, 2021
See How Two Renters in the Same Building Made Near-Identical Spaces Their OwnReal Estate
Ever wonder what your neighbor's apartment looks like? This might scratch that itch.
Sep 21, 2021
I’m a Dedicated Renter By Choice — Here's WhyReal Estate
It affords me a freedom that homeownership can't.
Sep 20, 2021
What Is a Convertible Apartment and Why Would I Want One?Real Estate
They're different from "flex apartments."
Sep 18, 2021
3 Homeowners Explain Why They Became Renters AgainReal Estate
"I thought owning a home was what responsible adults did.”
Sep 14, 2021
The 4 Most Common Misconceptions Renters Have About HomeownershipReal Estate
Move past these common myths to decide if buying a home is right for you.
Aug 30, 2021
6 Tips for Moving to a New City (Even If You Don't Know Anyone)Real Estate
Learn how to meet new people and (gasp) have fun.
Aug 29, 2021
4 Ways to Check If Your Building Is Safe and Well-Maintained Before You Move In
Are there ways buyers and renters can protect themselves from moving into a building with structural issues? Here’s what experts have to say about how you can investigate.
Aug 26, 2021
3 Red Flags to Look Out for in a Lease Agreement
The vast majority of renters obviously aren’t lawyers or experts when it comes to rental agreements, so it can definitely be hard to know what’s a run-of-the-mill lease term and what presents a good reason to back out of a rental agreement.
Aug 24, 2021
The Ultimate “What to Look Out for” Checklist for Your Next Apartment Hunt
Sometimes you only get one brief walkthrough before deciding where you’ll live for the next few years.
Aug 17, 2021
How to Get a Landlord Referral When Yours Is MIA Most of the Time
Some landlords offered their best tips.
Jul 25, 2021
Moving? Here Are 5 of the Best Ways to Unpack, According to an Expert
Unpacking doesn't have to be stressful.
Jul 21, 2021
The “3 Cs” That Make Your Apartment Feel So Much Smaller, According to an Expert
One leasing agent revealed the major culprits.
Jul 19, 2021
Here’s Why Every Apartment You’ve Ever Rented Is Painted in “Landlord Off-White”
It's the paint color everybody loves to hate.
Jul 15, 2021
The 4 Essential Things I Just Bought for My First Apartment
Including an out-of-the-ordinary storage solution.
Jul 14, 2021
These Are the Most Difficult Things to Move, According to Professional Movers
Consider calling the pros to handle these.
Jul 13, 2021
5 Things Experts Want You to Know About Moving Your Plants to a New Apartment
There's a right way to do it.
Jul 12, 2021
4 Surprising Things a Landlord Wishes You’d Get Rid of Right Now
Leave these items at the door.
Jul 10, 2021
4 Things You Should Try to Negotiate Before You Sign a Lease
According to real estate experts.
Jul 3, 2021
The 3 Things I Regret Not Making a Priority in My First Apartment
Here's what I learned I should put on my renter checklist.
Jun 27, 2021
Every Perfect Outdoor Space Has These 6 Things in Common
I asked several real estate agents for their must-haves.
Jun 25, 2021
Yeah, Your Landlord’s Not Responsible for That
Here's what you're on the hook for, even if you don't want to be.
Jun 17, 2021
8 Things Landlords Do That Seem Illegal But Aren’t
The more you know, the better you can advocate for yourself.
Jun 15, 2021
The Hidden Advantages of Renting Apartments in Older Buildings
According to a real estate expert.
Jun 14, 2021
Small Kitchen? Home Stagers Say to Do This to Your Countertops
Here are a few steps to follow while organizing.
Jun 11, 2021
10 Free Apps That Can Help You Find (and Buy or Rent) Your Dream Home
Your phone can do it all these days, thanks to a never-ending supply of apps.
Jun 1, 2021
4 Apartment Accessories You Should Buy Secondhand
Thrifting pros share their takes on those under-the-radar gems you should seek out at the thrift store, especially if you're a new renter in a small space.
Jun 1, 2021
There's an Ideal Time of Day to Show Apartments, According to the Pros
Here's when a place is in its best light — in some cases, quite literally.
May 16, 2021
3 Things You Really Need to Scope Out Before Signing the Lease on a Studio
There are a few special features to look for.
May 14, 2021
10 Target Items Under $20 That You Only Need to Buy Once
My duster comes with me to every apartment.
May 9, 2021