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Five Handy Tips for Finding a Buyer for Your Home

Perhaps the most difficult part of selling a property is trying to find the right buyer. This is especially true in today’s housing market, when buyers are still thin on the ground and sellers are suffering as a result. There are, however, a few things which you can do to help you find the right buyer for your property, and thereby speed up the sale of your home. These handy hints will... [Continue Reading]

5 Great Tips for Letting Your Property

If you have a property which you’re thinking about letting, you may be wondering about the best way to make this happen. Letting is a complicated process and there are many guidelines and regulations which prospective landlords need to abide by, even before they put their property on the rental market. Because letting out a property isn’t always as straightforward as we might... [Continue Reading]

High-Rise Vs. Low-Rise Apartment Living: Which Is Right for You?

For most Americans, the long term goal is to buy a house. It gives you privacy, outdoor space and usually a couple of extra rooms that allow you to stretch out and build a family. But whether it’s for convenience or affordability, millions of Americans live in apartment buildings. That’s nothing at all to be embarrassed about. Some apartments are absolutely gorgeous, and offer all... [Continue Reading]

Tips for Finding a Rental Apartment

Finding a rental apartment is not always easy. Depending on occupancy rates in a particular area, it actually might be quite difficult to find available apartments that are also within your price range and meet all of your pre-determined requirements. However, even in areas where there is not a great deal of competition for the available apartments, renters may still have some difficulty... [Continue Reading]

Apartment Hunting Tips

Apartment hunting can be very daunting for some potential renters. Often the variety of options available to these renters is a source of overwhelming frustration for the renters. With so many appealing options it can be difficult to choose just one. However, there are some tips which can help to ease the process of apartment hunting. The process of finding the perfect apartment can be broken... [Continue Reading]

Apartments For Rent - Useful Guide To Your Housing Challenges!

Times have changed for you if you are looking for housing. In the old days, it was a rather complex and drawn out process to find apartments for rent. When I was first out of college, looking for apartments for rent in New York, I had a hassle the likes of which I had never had before or since. Back then, you could not just go on Craigslist, or use some apartment search tool online to look for... [Continue Reading]

Finding A New York Apartment Rental

To say that the apartment rental market in New York City is tight is an understatement. If you want to find an apartment in Manhattan at a reasonable rental fee, you will need to give yourself plenty of time and use every means at your disposal. Manhattan is the center of commerce for the city and having an apartment in close proximity to where you work is a luxury that only a few can afford ... [Continue Reading]

8 Tips for Renting the Right Apartment

So, you're looking for an apartment to rent or share with a roommate. Whether you're a first-timer or an experienced apartment-hunter, it's worth taking the time to decide what's most important to you in where you live and to plan your search strategy accordingly. With that in mind, here are eight tips to consider: 1. Make a list of your top housing priorities. Do you need extra parking... [Continue Reading]

To Roommate Or Not To Roommate

Making the Decision Do you want or need to live with a roommate? What are the pros and cons of having a roommate? What should you consider when looking for a roommate? And what issues should you get settled before you move in? On this page we'll look at the pros and cons and some tips to consider; later, we will look at the some of the issues you should get settled before moving in with... [Continue Reading]

Not All Apartment Leases Are Created Equal

Before signing any lease: * Take a walk through the unit that you are renting to make sure it is in good repair. * Be sure to read the lease completely. All leases are not the same. What should be included in your lease: * All verbal promises should be reduced to writing within the lease. * Are there provisions for a job transfer within the lease? * How and when do you give notice... [Continue Reading]