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Keeping My Eyes Peeled

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 07.20.2016 | Parents
Heather Gillis-Harris

There is so much fear in you. You hope all of your efforts help them find their way. You worry constantly about their wellbeing, their confidence, their health, and their socialization.

The Noxious Origins of NYC Gentrification: Cooking Gas

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 12.28.2016 | New York
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

Keeping landlords honest in New York City - or New York State, for that matter - is not an enviable task, given how common the less-than-honest ones are, but it's a job that nonetheless falls squarely in the laps of city and state officials.

The Threat Coming By Land

Bloomberg View | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.16.2017 | Business

For all the alarm about the “rise of the robots,” or “software eating the world” or the peril of climate change, one of the most pressing econ...

Gorgeous Properties for $200? WAY Out-of-the-Box, But Ingenious

Pamela Glasner | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Pamela Glasner

Being an Out-Of-The-Box woman myself for as long as I can remember (which is a kinder, gentler, more modern way of calling someone the Black Sheep of the Family), I love it when I find people accomplishing the ordinary by extraordinary means.

The 10 Residents Every Landlord Encounters

Uloop | Posted 02.14.2015 | College

In every apartment complex where college students are being housed, landlords will encounter several types of students, both good and bad. So for your entertainment, here are the 10 residents every landlord encounters in a campus town apartment complex.

5 Things Your Landlord Wants You To Know

Michael Corbett | Posted 12.15.2014 | HuffPost Home
Michael Corbett

Understanding the lease allows you to to avoid costly extra charges and keep you protected from giving the landlord reason to financially penalize you or worse ... evict you. Take the 15 minutes to read your lease -- it is a win/win for everyone.

5 Tips Landlords Must Know Before Wrapping-Up Seasonal Rentals

Andrew Lieb | Posted 11.03.2014 | HuffPost Home
Andrew Lieb

Just because the term of the lease is over does not mean that the landlord automatically gets their seasonal rental property back. In many States, the tenant must surrender possession of the property prior to the landlord retaking possession.

4 Things to Know Before Suing Your Landlord | Posted 10.20.2014 | HuffPost Home

The amount you're suing for will determine which court you'll go to, but in most cases you'll wind up in small claims court. Rules and compensation limits for small claims court vary by state, so ask your small claims clerk about local fees and rules.

A Legal Checklist: 5 Considerations for the Modern Landlord

Lisa Honey | Posted 10.12.2014 | Small Business
Lisa Honey

It's not easy finding the perfect balance between profit and the best match, but it's crucial to take the time to make the right choice for the good of your property.

Legally Distinguishing Trespassers, Licensees, and Squatters

Brad Reid | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business
Brad Reid

Social protest movements and non-political individuals may occupy property without the landowner's consent or continue an allowed occupancy beyond the...

Secrets to a Successful Summer Rental

Andrew Lieb | Posted 09.16.2014 | Travel
Andrew Lieb

With the prime summer rental month of August fast approaching, here are some areas that every summer rental landlord and tenant should consider.

Rental Property Investors Aren't All the Same

Dean Graziosi | Posted 09.14.2014 | Small Business
Dean Graziosi

People may put up with a lot when it comes to incidental purchases or non-essential investments. However, when it comes to their homes, people are far less tolerant of sub-standard conditions and service.

Who's Winning: You Or The City? Take This Quiz To Find Out.

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.19.2014 | Business

City living ain't easy. You watch a few episodes of "Sex and The City" or "New Girl," and the next thing you know you're living in a tiny apartment...

Landlord From Hell Tries To Collect Rent With Chainsaw

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business

BERLIN (Reuters) - A landlord demanding rent arrears threatened tenants and German police with a whirring chainsaw, a police spokesman said on Wednesd...

The Wolf at Your Door: What Every New Landlord Should Know Before Renting!

Laura Wellington | Posted 05.03.2014 | HuffPost Home
Laura Wellington

I assure you, as stressful as selling a home might be, it cannot compare to the amount of stress you will endure in renting your home to a bad tenant. Just ask any landlord that has been through the situation.

3 Simple Landlording Mistakes Costing You Big Money

Brandon Turner | Posted 04.14.2014 | Business
Brandon Turner

No one likes to lose money. However, if you are a landlord you are probably losing real money every single month and you don't even know it. Or maybe you do know it, and are just ignoring it, hoping no one reminds you (sorry!)

Three Simple Landlord 'Mistakes' That Could Send You to Prison

Brandon Turner | Posted 02.15.2014 | Business
Brandon Turner

Do you look good in orange? How about an orange one-piece jumpsuit? I recently watched the entire series of Orange is the New Black on Netflix, and ...

Your Landlord Probably Hates You... Here's Why

Brandon Turner | Posted 02.09.2014 | Money
Brandon Turner

I've been a landlord for seven years and have had dozens of tenants that I simply can't stand. They irritate me, cost me a lot of money, and make my life a stressful nightmare. Now, I know you think that you aren't one of "those" tenant, but how sure are you?

5 Easy Tips for Being a Successful Landlord

Brandon Turner | Posted 01.29.2014 | Business
Brandon Turner

It's someone who actually looks forward to the beginning of the month when the rent checks start coming in. It's someone who runs a tight ship with systems that can handle the big waves that are bound to come.

Landlord Spies On Tenants During 'Bedroom Activities' In Luxury Summer House: Lawsuit

Posted 10.19.2012 | Crime

Most over-involved landlords don't hold a candle to this guy. Donald Torr, the landlord of a swanky East Hampton, N.Y. summer rental, set up spy ca...

You'll Never Guess Why This Man May Be Facing Eviction

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.16.2012 | Business

The reason a New Haven, Connecticut man faces eviction has nothing to do with payments. Instead, 25-year-old Joey Dibenedetto, who weighs around 6...

Nick And Jess' Threesome With The Landlord On 'New Girl'

Posted 04.08.2012 | TV

After the latest problem with the apartment was "Nick-fixed," Jess wanted to get the landlord involved on "New Girl" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on Fox). After ...

Four Ways to Get Out of Your Lease, Part 2

Jim Thomas | Posted 03.27.2012 | Denver
Jim Thomas

Maybe the landlord will agree to take some or all your space back. Maybe the Mayans are right and the world will end on December 21, 2012 this year, so why worry about your lease?

Four Ways to Get Out of Your Lease: Part 1

Jim Thomas | Posted 03.25.2012 | Denver
Jim Thomas

That your business is suffering, or rent is lower across the street, is generally of no concern to your landlord. If your business is viable, any change in your lease has to present some upside to both landlord and lender.

As Demand For Rentals Rises, 2012 Will Be 'The Year Of The Landlord'

Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

(MARGARET CHADBOURN, Reuters) - Brian Keith is busier than ever as the architecture firm he works for rushes to wrap up work on a 300-unit apartment c...