Renters are on the rise in America’s biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study released Thursday.
Making improvements to a commercial property is usually part of the lease agreement, but making fixed upgrades to a residential property is different.
There are actually benefits to this type of plan if it involves technology or vehicles, but there are pitfalls as well.
What can you do about a noisy neighbor?
What’s really scary about the rankings, though, is that an apartment in Philly’s toniest neighborhood is still, on average, a thousand dollars less than one in the neighborhood that ranked above it.
How do you kick out a crummy roommate?
If you’re behind on your rent, can your landlord keep and/or dump your personal property?
What recourse do you have if another neighbor in your apartment building causes damage to your property by fire, flood or an overflowing toilet?
The website, called “RentMatch,” offers reviews, photos and information on various rental properties in the city so that users can decide whether or not it’s worth moving in.
“Currently, there are no leased minivans or cargo vans in the fleet,” the ad says, but “presently, there are not sufficient capital funds to purchase new equipment.”
If the beginning of the school year is the first time you are renting an apartment with a friend, there are legal rights – and responsibilities – you need to know.
A 69-year-old woman discovered the hard way her new apartment was infested with bedbugs. She sued her landlord and just received $800,000.
With an estimated 30,000 apartment buildings in foreclosure, many tenants who have been paying their rent regularly find their housing in jeopardy – but there are limited protections.
A landlord can’t charge you for normal wear and tear – changes that are naturally recurring regardless of how well you took care of the place – but the cost of major repairs resulting from damage you caused may be deducted for your deposit.
PadMapper.com makes finding an apartment much easier than searching the classifieds or even scouring rental websites.