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Living with College Roommates Coherently
Category: College Corner

Getting on the same page with your roommate is all about communication. Understanding where the other person is coming from, as well as, their thoughts and expectations will make the relationship run smoother. Whether in college life or post-college roommate situations, the tension between roommates can seriously harm the ability of the room to be a comfortable haven. One of the most common areas where roommates tend to disagree is with decorating. Read More


Moving in With a Roommate (What to Expect)
Category: Landlord Corner

Having a roommate is an experience most go through at least once in their lives, be it in a college dorm, a first-time move out from the folks' to save expenses, or even as a couple moving in together. On the other hand, we all know someone who refuses to live with anyone else because of the terror installed in their nervous system from living with a person who was, shall we say, not so compatible with their lifestyle. Read More


How to move out of your parents house
Category: Renter Corner

At one point in life, you feel that you are ready for independence and moving out of your parents' house becomes a very attractive option. Before you leap to freedom, there are several questions that you first need to ask yourself: Read More


How To Deal With a Bad Roommate
Category: College Corner

It is no secret that rent can be very expensive and this is why apartment dweIt is no secret that rent can be very expensive and this is why apartment dwellers will look for a variety of means to cut down on costs. The most common method of cutting costs is to share an apartment with someone else.
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I SHOULD GET MY SECURITY DEPOSIT BACK? RIGHT?
Category: Renter Corner

If you did everything right then the answer is yes. A security deposit

is usually from about $99 to a full months rent. In some cases it is

submitted with your application. Read More


Adding A Roommate To Your Lease
Category: Renter Corner

Communication with your landlord is absolutely key on this issue. Always check with your management office before letting someone move into your apartment. Read More


How An Eviction Works And What You Can Do About It
Category: Renter Corner

How An Eviction Works And What You Can Do About It Read More


When Can Your Landlord Enter Your Home?
Category: Renter Corner

In renting an apartment or a house you will lose some of your privacy rights. Your landlord will be able to enter your home to make repairs and in certain cases to make inspections. Read More


A Tenant Screening Service May Have Violated The Fair Credit Reporting Act
Category: Landlord Corner

Rental Research Service of Minnesota provides landlords with lists of all problem tenants having a name SIMILAR to that of the landlord’s applicant. Minnesota courts are now examining their actions to determine if they violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Read More


What To Bring & Not Bring To Your College Dorm Room
Category: College Corner

Before leaving for school find out what is allowed as well as what is FORBIDDEN Read More


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