As the recession lengthens, apartment landlords look for ways to maximize their profits and minimize risk. Lately, technology is lending a hand with cheap and easy online data sharing that checks a person's rental history, criminal record, credit scores, income and more. After you're in, landlords are also beginning to tack on a … [Read more...] about Add-on Rental Fees and Background Checks Become The Norm In Apartment Leasing
Renting a home
Just about everyone knows someone with a story about a nightmare landlord. One that didn't fix the air conditioning, or stole the security deposit on a shaky claim. Unfortunately, there are no landlord police to come along and rescue you. You have to know your rights, document everything, and understand what you are … [Read more...] about Bad Landlord? Protect Your Tenant’s Rights
With the state of the current economy many consumers are caught off guard by late payments or owed collections to their credit. Unprecedented economic conditions do not have to dictate your ability to rent a home. It is certainly possible to rent a home with bad credit, meaning below average or even low credit scores. Often … [Read more...] about Can You Rent A Home With Bad Credit?