Homes & Real Estate / Renting and Leasing

  • 29 tactics for living alone without breaking the bank

      

    Living with roommates is a great way to keep housing costs low. But what if you get sick of sharing a kitchen with dudes who help themselves to your breakfast cereal? Or you get incredibly tired...

  • 8 money-saving tips for renters

      

    Do you click on money-saving real estate articles only to find that everything is geared toward homeowners? Well then, you're one lucky renter, as every single tip in this article is...

  • The $15 insurance policy all renters need

      

    More than one in three of us now rent a home instead of owning, according to the National Multifamily Housing Council. That makes renters insurance a necessity, though few renters are willing to...

  • What your Facebook feed can tell landlords and insurance companies

      

    Imagine if a financial services company tracked your Facebook feed and made decisions about what kind of products it would offer you and at what rate—all based on the kind of language you...

  • Lemonade reinvents home and renter's insurance

      

    Move over, Beyonce! There's a new Lemonade on the scene...and this one's for people in need of home insurance and renter's insurance! Read more: 7 kinds of insurance you can skip...

  • Early occupancy agreements: How to handle this real estate curveball

      

    Recently my family found itself in the not uncommon position of having the house we were selling close before we would be able to purchase a new house. In order to avoid being homeless, we...

  • A new warning for Airbnb users

      

    Though Airbnb has become a very successful business – operating in 34,000 cities around the world and valued by investors at $25.5 billion – not everyone is excited about the...

  • 6 things you need to know about renters insurance

      

    Renters insurance is a roughly $15 a month policy that all renters need to protect personal property against damage or loss, and to insure themselves in case someone is injured while on their...

  • This is what $1,500 a month in rent gets you in America's biggest cities

      

    When it comes to renting a home, whether it’s an apartment or house, there are many things you likely consider, from how much natural light it gets to if pets are allowed. And you probably...

  • These 11 dog breeds are most often blacklisted by insurance companies

      

    If you have a dog, you know that searching for new housing can be a pain, even if your dog is as sweet as can be. And the trouble continues when you’re shopping for homeowners or...

  • Tips for first-time homebuyers

      

    Here are some key pointers to keep in mind as you undertake the process of qualifying for a loan and shopping for your first home. Tips for first-time homebuyers: What you need to do before you...

  • A look at the fake landlord scam

      

    If you're in the market for a new apartment, beware of criminals acting as bogus landlords who may try to rent you a foreclosure. Read more: Best and worst door locks for your...

  • Top 20 most expensive ZIP codes for renters

      

    You’ve heard it before: It’s really expensive to live in New York or San Francisco. The amount some people in those cities spend on rent in one year would be enough for a down payment...

  • Scammers score payday on Craigslist, according to study

      

    You can never be too careful when it comes to Craigslist. Many people have been taken advantage of, robbed and even killed as a result of meeting people to buy or sell their used items...

  • 10 top school districts and what it costs to live there

      

    Home buyers with school aged children have more than just location, property values and home features to consider when shopping for a house. A good school district rises to the top of their search...