A lease is a legal document that allows you to live in a residence for an allotted amount of time and can hold severe consequences if you do no abide by the fine print. Do you know what to look out for?
How to Negotiate Rent Price
Posted by Nicole La Capria on June 7, 2013
Whether you are seeking a brand new apartment or your lease
is up on your current place, you may decide you want to negotiate the cost of
your monthly rent. Factors that will contribute to your success include your
desirability as a tenant (good credit score, excellent...
How to Read and Understand the Terms in Your Lease
Posted by Patrick Hanan on October 29, 2018
A lease is a legal agreement between the tenant and landlord that solidifies the arrangement with signatures. Do you know how to read it or are there terms and phrases you just don't understand? This guide will provide you with a brief introduction into the different types of...
How to Break a Lease Without Paying Penalty Fees
Posted by Adam Mandelbaum on December 5, 2018
A lease is a legal contract by which rents a property for a specified term and amount. Renters never go into a contract with the intention of breaking it, but life happens, and tenants sometimes find themselves in an unexpected situation and need to move. When something happens...
How to Lease Garage Space
Posted by Staff Writer on July 3, 2013
his guide gives information on what to expect when leasing garage space. With so many terms and clauses, it can sometimes be complicated to understand all you need to know.
Tips for Renewing Your Apartment Lease
Posted by Nicole La Capria on October 24, 2018
As your lease is nearing its end, it's time to decide whether you want to move out or renew your lease. If your landlord is instating a rent increase, you may want to weigh the benefits of renewing your lease to finding a new place altogether. No matter your decision, it's...
Subletting Your Apartment
Posted by Nicole La Capria on January 6, 2014
If you are in a bind and must temporarily leave your apartment, you may consider subletting. Terminating your lease is often not a practical option--your landlord will rarely permit you to leave the rental without fulfilling the terms of your agreement. Subletting can be a...
What to Do if You're Evicted
Posted by Nicole La Capria on January 10, 2014
Being evicted may seem devastating and embarrassing, but it happens frequently to many renters. Whether you accept fault for believe the landlord is unfairly evicting you, it's important to handle the situation by doing the proper research, knowing your rights, and following the...
What to Look Out For Before You Sign a Lease
Posted by Nicole Schurott on October 29, 2018
With the different types of contracts and regulations, there are certain things you should look out for before you sign a lease. Get helpful information on what to look for and what to ask about the lease before you are bound to the contract.