How to Protect Your Security Deposit

Have you ever had to fight to get back your security deposit? Ray, a renter from Brooklyn, contacted his landlord every week for six months trying to get his $2,000 security deposit after moving out of his first apartment. He never saw a cent. To make sure your security deposit is safe, try our checklist. […]

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How to Get Out of Cockroach Hell

Your home is your sanctuary. And nothing turns your sanctuary into a scene from a horror movie like a cockroach infestation. The sound of tiny, scattering feet when you turn on the lights can set your heart racing. Take a deep breath. They may live through a nuclear holocaust, but this is your domain, and […]

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4 Questions Every Renter Should Ask Before Applying

Everyone knows signing a lease is a commitment, but before you get to that step, even applying for the place can have sneaky costs. Smart renters should consider a rental application as the multi-thousand dollar commitment that it is. You should be prepared ahead of time with the right questions to ask. For example… “What’s […]

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