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Does a Landlord Make a Decision Based on My Rental History?

When you’re trying to rent an apartment, you’re expected to submit an application, where you authorize your landlord to check your credit history and background checks.. Checking a credit history of a prospective tenant is extremely important to a landlord, because it will give your landlord a reasonable indication of what to expect from you as a future tenant. How Bad Can My Credit Really…

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Every Landlord’s Hidden Weapon: The Buy-Out Clause

Most prospective tenants rush into signing an apartment leasing agreement without taking much time to read into it. At lease signing, landlords provide all kinds of paperwork and make it seem like it’s nothing, but semantics and oftentimes just tell you what it means, verbally.  They don’t necessarily try to hide anything from you, but they don’t try to expose their hidden weapon on purpose,…

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Breaking a Lease After a Break-up

Breaking a lease after a break-up should always be your very last resort. However, what happens when your relationship went sour and you’re both on the lease? Be Smart, Be Adults About It People move in together at the time when they decide to take the next step in their relationship. No one can anticipate when relationships may go south and you realize that you’re both on…

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In Which States Are Landlords Favored by Rental Laws?

Tenant and landlord may have all kinds of conflicts or disputes and some states respond to them differently. There are some states more friendly to the tenant, others lean more towards a landlord. It’s important to know how your particular state would react, if you’re ever in a dispute situation with your landlord.   Texas Texas has a reputation for being very pro-landlord and not as…

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Lease assignment, sublet or a new 12-month lease?

Many landlords and leasing offices have different policies toward renting out their apartments, especially when it comes to lease breaks. First, it is advised that you pick up your original leasing agreement and re-read it thoroughly.  Somewhere in it, you should find a clause whether your unit is allowed to be assigned out to new tenant or sublet. Sometimes, the wording is a bit confusing,…

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Will Landlord Allow Getting Out of Lease for Job Relocation?

Getting out of lease for a job relocation might sound like a good excuse, but it will not work legally with your landlord. Why? Because it is not a valid enough reason to terminate your lease early. Imagine that if everyone could easily just terminate their leases simply by finding their dream job in another state. Wouldn’t that be so cool? Yeah, but it’s only…

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Top 10 Reasons Why Renting an Apartment Is Better than Buying a Home

  It is always said that renting an apartment instead of owning it is a waste of money, but this is not actually true in many cases. In fact, depending on the situation, an apartment in the right building can be a very good move, not only for economic reasons, but for comfort. Below are ten reasons why renting an apartment is better than buying…

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How To Successfully Move Into Your First Apartment Without Disappointments

Are you about to move into your first apartment or relocating to a new one? You may have signed the lease, waiting for the day to successfully move into your first apartment without disappointments, but the question remains; are you ready to move into the new apartment? Below are important tips to help you when moving into a new apartment. Having The Basic Items In Place…

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