Moving In and Out

Top Reasons for Losing a Security Deposit

Without going into great detail to try and explain a rare breed of eccentric landlords that nickel and dime their tenants to death, this section will sum up the most common reasons why tenants lose some or all of their security deposits. Don’t be so quick to dismiss the obvious ones, because anyone can forget […]

Moving In and Out

Before You Move, Clean Up

Your mother told you this a million times and you probably never thought it would ever ring true (financially, at least). But when it comes to rental property, you need to treat the final days of your stay as if you were a guest in someone else’s home. Nothing more should be expected of you […]

Moving In and Out

The First 24 Hours of Moving In is Critical

And you thought all of the paperwork and legal mumbo jumbo was behind you because you just signed the lease and received your keys… Well, not quite yet. You now have a limited amount of time to assess the rental property’s condition before you except the unit “as-is.” Kind of like inspecting a rental car […]