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A Guide: How to Lower Your Utility Usage

A Guide: How to Lower Your Utility Usage

Was your utility bill last month too high? If yes, here is the perfect guide for you. Learn what renovations you can make to live more efficiently and sustainably while saving money.

Nhung Tran
Nhung Tran
Homeowners
How to Bring the Outdoors Inside

How to Bring the Outdoors Inside

Biophilic design is a concept that encourages the use of natural elements to bring the outside world, inside. It provides both physical and psychological benefits.

Kiana Moattari
Kiana Moattari
Homeowners
How to Winterize Your Home

How to Winterize Your Home

As the weather gets colder, it’s important to not only keep yourself warm and cozy, but to also take care of your house during the cold months. Here are some things for landlords and homeowners to consider as you begin to winterize your home.

Kiana Moattari
Kiana Moattari
Homeowners
2020's Best & Worst Places to Rent in America

2020's Best & Worst Places to Rent in America

COVID-19 affected our lives in a way no one could have anticipated. From e-learning to drive-in concerts, the pandemic has had a significant impact on the public consciousness. With all these changes, where's the best place to rent?

Ashley Lipman
Ashley Lipman
Current Events
Tech Solutions for Home Security

Tech Solutions for Home Security

Technology has come a long way for home security. Make sure your home is safe by using these solutions.

Hannah Erling
Hannah Erling
Homeowners
Small Improvements to Increase Your Rental Property’s Value

Small Improvements to Increase Your Rental Property’s Value

As a landlord, one of your biggest questions may be how to increase rental value. There are always ways you can improve your property and rent it for more money! Here we’ll outline the best tips and tricks to improve your rental and make the most from your property.

Kiana Moattari
Kiana Moattari
Homeowners
How to Calculate and Split Rent with Roommates

How to Calculate and Split Rent with Roommates

Splitting rent is a smart way to save money, allowing you to pay just a fraction of the total cost of living. Here are ways you can calculate how to split rent with your roommates.

Edwin Cheung
Edwin Cheung
Renter Resources
The Best Small Towns for Working Remotely in the US in 2020

The Best Small Towns for Working Remotely in the US in 2020

If you can work and be productive remotely, why endure a concrete jungle with barely affordable rent, high cost of living, and a crowded commute? Working from home is in, and here's where you should go.

Volodymyr Kupriyanov
Current Events
How to Furnish Your Home Sustainably: 3 Budgets

How to Furnish Your Home Sustainably: 3 Budgets

Need to spice up your living space? Try these sustainable options to give new life to your home while staying sustainable and affordable.

Hannah Erling
Hannah Erling
Homeowners
How to Start the Perfect Home Garden

How to Start the Perfect Home Garden

Starting a home garden can be incredibly fun and rewarding, but it may be challenging if you’re unsure where to start or if you’re new to home improvement. We will give you the best tips to help your floral dreams come to life.

Kiana Moattari
Kiana Moattari
Homeowners
Sustainable Ways to Update Your Home

Sustainable Ways to Update Your Home

Whether you’re planning a massive renovation or simply refreshing a few rooms, there are always ways to make your home improvement projects more environmentally conscious. Here are some changes, both big and small, you can implement to conserve energy and minimize waste while renovating your home.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
Homeowners
What to Consider Before Signing Your First Lease

What to Consider Before Signing Your First Lease

So the time has finally come to sign your first lease! This is an exciting step towards independence. The following tips will help you make a more informed decision and ensure you end up with the best rental property for your needs.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
Renter Resources
How to Get Your Security Deposit Back

How to Get Your Security Deposit Back

A security deposit protects a landlord's money if any of their property is damaged during their renter’s lease period and is typically returned to the renter when their lease is up. However, deductions can be made, so here are a few tips to help ensure you get back your full security deposit!

Liliana Vazquez
Liliana Vazquez
Renter Resources
Easy DIY Home Projects For Quarantine

Easy DIY Home Projects For Quarantine

If you’re feeling a bit stir crazy at home during COVID-19, you aren’t alone. For many of you there may be a burning desire to do something productive with all this time at home… but what exactly can you do? Here are some easy DIY home projects anyone can accomplish.

Caroline Mameesh
Caroline Mameesh
Homeowners
7 Tips to Make Your New Apartment Feel Like Home

7 Tips to Make Your New Apartment Feel Like Home

Even if organizing isn't your thing, these tips will help you start to feel settled in your new place in no time.

Kate Mallison
Kate Mallison
Homeowners
Renters: 7 Steps to Help You Get Back Your Security Deposit

Renters: 7 Steps to Help You Get Back Your Security Deposit

If you’re a renter moving out and you took care of your unit, these steps may increase your chances of getting back your security deposit.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Renter Resources
Top 10 Fall Home Maintenance Tips—Get Ready for the Season!

Top 10 Fall Home Maintenance Tips—Get Ready for the Season!

The cold season is approaching. It's time to prepare your home with these top 10 fall home maintenance tips.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Homeowners
Can My Landlord Make Me Buy Renters Insurance?

Can My Landlord Make Me Buy Renters Insurance?

Is renter's insurance a good idea? Why does a landlord require it? Is renters insurance legal in every state? Read this to find out.

Kate Mallison
Kate Mallison
Renter Resources
5 Reasons Why Renters Insurance Is a Good Idea

5 Reasons Why Renters Insurance Is a Good Idea

Renters insurance is an insurance policy designed to protect you and your belongings, but is it really necessary?

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Renter Resources
What’s the Difference between a Lease and a Rental Agreement?

What’s the Difference between a Lease and a Rental Agreement?

What's the difference between a lease and a rental agreement? Here's what landlords and tenants need to know.

Kate Mallison
Kate Mallison
Renter Resources