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Category Archives: Tips for Tenants

Trick or Treat – Halloween Festivities and COVID Safety

Trick or Treat - Halloween Festivities and COVID Safety

Children young and old look forward to Halloween festivities every year. The candy, the costumes, and the crisp Fall weather draw crowds to both public events and neighborhood trick or treating. However, as COVID concerns continue, especially among young children, what can families do to be safe and still enjoy Halloween this year. Join us […]

Why is Renters Insurance Important to Tenants and Landlords?

Why is Renters Insurance Important to Tenants and Landlords?

Nowadays, most tenants and landlords have heard of renters insurance, but how many understand why it is vital to the industry? Renters insurance is easy to get, cost-effective, and integral to protecting a tenant’s personal property as well as against certain types of liability. More and more, landlords realize the benefits to both sides and […]

Understanding Renter’s Choice Deposit Alternatives

Understanding Renter's Choice Deposit Alternatives

For already cash-strapped tenants, paying thousands of dollars in an upfront security deposit becomes a barrier to necessary housing. According to Paraag Sarva, CEO, and co-founder of Rhino, residential security deposits total $40 billion in just the U.S. market. But is there any alternative when a security deposit is vital to protecting the landlord and […]

Federal and State Eviction Assistance – What’s the Hold Up?

Federal and State Eviction Assistance - What's the Hold Up?

The COVID pandemic and resulting eviction moratoriums changed the dynamic between many tenants and landlords. While restrictions ramped up, the government stepped in to provide emergency relief to those facing financial hardship due to COVID. Both the CARES Act and American Rescue Plan Act promised crucial funding, but so far, only a tiny fraction has […]

Fall Landscaping Tips for Tenants to Help Protect Your Rental this Winter

Fall Landscaping Tips for Tenants to Help Protect Your Rental this Winter

As the weather and leaves begin to turn this Fall, not everyone immediately thinks of landscaping opportunities. But in fact, the Fall is the ideal time to complete essential outdoor maintenance to ensure your rental property stays protected and beautiful all year long. While the property owner should complete major tasks, there are several things […]

Top 10 Tips for First-Time Renters Looking to Move Out

Top 10 Tips for First-Time Renters Looking to Move Out

Moving into your first apartment is an exciting and potentially stressful time. While the freedom of finally having your own space is fantastic, it also means taking on new responsibilities. Leasing an apartment involves legally binding contracts, inspections, and a large financial commitment. Therefore, first-time renters need to do their homework and thoroughly understand the […]

Top 10 Signs You Have a Bad Landlord and How to Deal with Them

Top 10 Signs You Have a Bad Landlord and How to Deal with Them

For every great landlord, there are infinitely more horrible ones. Thus, tenants must be vigilant when selecting their next rental home. While location, size, price, and amenities are significant aspects to searching for the right place, tenants are not just renting a home; they are entering a long-term relationship with the landlord. So, it is […]

The Moratorium on Evictions Has Ended: What it Means for Tenants

The Moratorium on Evictions Has Ended: What it Means for Tenants

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are far from over. For landlords and tenants, changing regulations can trigger frustration, fear, or even confusion. While federal and state agencies have established rent relief programs to try and prevent the onslaught of evictions, to date, only a fraction of those funds has been distributed. So, how can […]

Changing Notice to Vacate Requirements for Maryland Tenants

Changing Notice to Vacate Requirements for Maryland Tenants

Whether it is a change in job, change in circumstance, or just the desire for new surroundings – there are many reasons why people move. That said, for tenants in a rental property, moving is not as simple as picking up and getting out. In fact, each lease agreement will have specific requirements for providing […]

Fall Maintenance Tasks for Landlords and Tenants

Fall Maintenance Tasks for Landlords and Tenants

A chill is in the air, leaves are changing, and Fall is here, but along with it comes Fall maintenance. Falling leaves can easily clog gutters and lead to water damage in and around the home. That said, seasons changing presents the perfect opportunity for preventative maintenance and a chance to check-in and ensure all […]