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12 Moving Hacks You Need to Know

Moving boxes in new house.Moving is a stressful time, with so much that needs to get done.  Read below for 12 moving hacks to make your next move simple! (more…)

Utah Rental Laws

Key in a mouse trapRenting is always a tricky business, as many renting companies hide hidden clauses in their contracts, or seem to want to get as much money out of you as possible.  It is possible to protect yourself from sneaky companies.  Below are some laws that you may not have known about renting and leasing. (more…)

Things to Watch for When Looking at Apartments

Apartment ChecklistLooking for a new apartment can be an exhausting process, but it’s important not to make any hasty decisions out of frustration, or else you might be spending the next year in a place that you hate. It’s important to analyze all of the details so that you can find a place that suits your needs. Here are a few things that you may not want to forget in your search for a new apartment! (more…)

Buying vs. Renting a Home

There are many, many options of where to live in this world. However, one choice that you should get out of the way right at the start is whether you want to buy or rent a home. There isn’t necessarily a right answer to this question, as it almost entirely depends on the situation that you find yourself in at the time. Here are some benefits that will hopefully help narrow down your decision… (more…)

Keeping Your Rental Walls Damage-Free

creative workspaceMost of us live in a rented apartment, town home, or home at one point or another, where we must adapt to living by landlord standards. As a renter, you have less freedom to change up the look of your home, and any form of decoration must be done without sustaining any damage. Do you live in a rental and hope to spruce up your walls with some wall art? Here are some tips to ensuring that your walls stay damage free in the process. (more…)

Tips for Renting Out to Students

student in apartmentIf you own rental property in a college town, chances are a large majority of your clientele is going to be college students. While this does mean that you’ll always have a steady stream of candidates for renting, it also means that you’re likely to see heavy turnover and difficulty in keeping your property occupied during the summer months. Plus, there is the added risk of heavy partying causing damage to your property. If you own rental property that sees a great deal of use by college students, here are some tips for renting to students in a way that benefits you as a landlord. (more…)

Establishing a Versatile and Durable Rental

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Aside from keeping appliances updated, bathroom fixtures functioning properly, and perfor

ming other standard forms of maintenance, it’s important to establish a rental property that is both welcoming and versatile for incoming renters. This means accenting a rental space with small touches like window treatments and fresh paint. When adding these final touches to a rental space, it’s important to think in terms of “house” rather than “home”; you aren’t decorating a space to suit your own personal taste, and those who rent from you will want something neutral that allows them to customize their living space. Here are some fundamental guidelines that property owners tend to abide by when it comes to preparing their rentals for incoming renters. (more…)

Moving Supply Checklist for Renters

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Moving from one rental to another can be daunting, and with a little preparation beforehand with the right supplies, you can make the pro

cess a great deal easier. Here is a list of moving supplies that will come in handy as you move out of your rental. (more…)

Catch Their Eye: Making your Rental Property Appealing

Paint your rental unitDo you have an apartment or home listed for rent, but the phone never rings? Perhaps it’s time to pull out some old renting tricks; in this case, making your property visually appealing. This isn’t a matter of cutting corners or extensive remodeling! Rather, it’s like baiting a hook: put the right features on your listings and you’ll get a bite in no time. (more…)

Finding a Place to Rent: Tips and Ideas

Finding a place to rentIf you’re looking for a place to rent, there’s a lot more to consider than the cost of monthly rent. Start by making a list of things that you’re looking for in a rental unit. This will help you narrow down your search according to the budget you have set regarding rental payments. Here is a list of potential things to look for when determining if a place is a good fit for you. (more…)