What to Know About Renting When You Have Pets
Hunting for the right apartment can be difficult, and if you have pets, this can make a hard task even more difficult. As long as you plan accordingly and are willing to compromise, finding a spot to rent will be a lot easier. There are a few aspects to keep in mind when seeking an apartment with a pet. If you do not have a pet when you first move into an apartment, it is still worth your while to know the apartment complex’s policy regarding pets should you want to adopt one during your lease.
It is now cheaper to buy a home in Alabama than to rent an apartment
According to the latest reports, buying a home in Alabama may actually be more affordable than renting. The rising cost of rent is a burden for many families in Alabama, especially in the Birmingham area.
Georgia couple rents out backyard and it pays their mortgage
A Georgia couple has found a unique way to bring in extra income each month by renting out their backyard, and it's paying off in a big way. Jim and Megan Beach started renting out their backyard by the hour for weddings, birthday parties, graduations, and family reunions. Interestingly enough, they're making more than enough to cover their mortgage payment each month.
Florida man makes over $200k a year renting out his swimming pool
Could you imagine making over $200,000 a year just by renting out your swimming pool? But that's exactly what one Florida man has done. Read on to learn how. The cost of living in Florida has soared in recent months, but some homeowners are finding creative ways to beat inflation.
Renting an apartment in Miami now costs $1218 a month more than the national average
If you're planning on moving to Miami or want to keep your current apartment, you better be willing to pay more than the national average because Miami rental prices have gone sky-high.
Alabama rent prices increased 4x faster than income last year
Increasing housing costs are one of the most pressing issues facing many Alabama residents today. But to make matters worse, rental increases are soaring much faster than income, leaving many Alabama renters wondering what to do.
Arizona renter calls landlord "extremely greedy" after raising rent nearly $900 more per month, but some disagree
What would you do if your rent or mortgage went up more than $800 per month? Unfortunately, this is the reality for many Arizona residents. Rapid Eye/Getty Images (Canva Pro license)
Denver landlord raises rent $500 a month, refuses to negotiate with tenants because "other renters willing to pay more"
What would you do if you're monthly rent or mortgage payment increased more than $500 per month?. Antonio Guillem/Getty Images (Canva Pro license) Many families are struggling to find affordable housing and make ends meet these days. Denver is no exception. In the last year, apartment rents in the area have increased an average of $14.4%.
Georgia landlord increases rent $150 mid-lease forcing family of 5 to move into camper
Imagine moving your family into a new apartment only to have your landlord raise your rent more than $150 just two months into your lease. What would you do?. A little over two months ago, a Georgia woman named Caroline Gray moved into the Robins Landing Apartment complex in Warner Robins along with her husband and three children.
Texas renter baffled by email "congratulating" her when rent increased from $2200 to $4678 per month
Texas renters are experiencing astronomical increases this year when they renew their apartment leases. However, the way some landlords are communicating rental increases to tenants is borderline disrespectful.
Texas woman in disbelief after landlord increases rent from $1895 to $2750 per month, but it's perfectly legal
What would you do if your rent increased more than $850 per month? This is the unfortunate reality that many Texas renters are facing right now. A Texas woman named Kara recently posted a video online showing an email she received from her landlord letting her know that her rent would be increasing from $1895 to $2750 per month.
Kansas lawmakers worsen affordable housing crisis by banning renters from having roommates
A city in Kansas has just banned renters from living with roommates who are not related to them, making it even harder for many residents to find affordable housing at a time when rents have hit record highs.
Florida disabled veteran faces homelessness after rent increases from $2,100 to $3,200, landlord refuses to negotiate
This is the situation many middle-class renters are currently facing in Florida as landlords routinely increase rents by $1,000 or more per month. There is virtually no recourse if the renter can't pay because "someone else is willing" to pay the higher rate.
Florida woman's rent goes from $1700 to $3500 a month, forcing her to move, but "affordable" apartments have vanished
A Florida woman just got a notice from her landlord that her rent would be going up more than 100% after living in her home for more than 22 years. Now she's scrambling to find an "affordable" apartment but finding few options.
Pennsylvania renters face affordable housing crisis as tenants see prices skyrocket hundreds per month
Renters across Pennsylvania are seeing rent increases of 30% or more per month when their lease is up for renewal. Xeni4ka/Getty Images (Canva Pro license) Diamond Trimble is a nurse's aide living in a rental apartment in central Pennsylvania. When she moved into the unit a year ago, she signed a lease for $650 a month. So when she recently received the lease renewal letter from her landlord, she was aghast to find out that her rent was going up to $1025 a month.
Your Rights As A Renter In New Jersey
Does your landlord actively make your apartment unlivable? Does your landlord enter your apartment without permission or notice? Are they withholding amenities, ignoring your requests for maintenance, increasing your rent, or evicting you without proper notice?