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Quick And Easy Home Hacks Every Renter Should Do

Thrillist | Posted 09.22.2015 | HuffPost Home

By: Alex Robinson Credit: Shutterstock Renting a new home or apartment can be an invigorating opportunity to start anew -- but moving all your...

Top 5 Risks for Airbnb Landlords in the Hamptons

Andrew Lieb | Posted 09.03.2015 | New York
Andrew Lieb

It may seem homeowners have a money tree at their house. It's easy, just rent your house for the weekend and the dollars will shake into your bank acc...

Link House Numbers With Colors for Positive Energy

Linda Lauren | Posted 09.02.2015 | HuffPost Home
Linda Lauren

Though I am not a numerologist, I have studied numbers and added my intuitive impressions regarding color to the meanings that we know today. It is my experience that by recognizing the colors of what the numbers may represent, and applying that additional knowledge to the equation, you can manipulate a more harmonious and positive outcome.

Top 5 Discrimination Issues in Residential Real Estate Leasing

Andrew Lieb | Posted 09.02.2015 | Business
Andrew Lieb

Landlords and their agents are restricted by civil rights laws from privately discriminating against prospective and current tenants. Yet, what does it mean for a landlord to discriminate? Here are the five ways a landlord can get sued under discrimination laws.

What "Cozy" Really Means: Decoding Real Estate Listing Language

Posted 08.20.2015 | HuffPost Home

Apartment searching in big cities is a lot like a regrettable online-dating meetup. You travel great distances to a neighborhood you’re not complete...

Top 5 Disputes Between Landlords & Tenants

Andrew Lieb | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
Andrew Lieb

Savvy tenants know to dispute every aspect of the service of everything. Plus, these tenants understand the value in making the case about how the landlord didn't observe the required procedures instead of a case about the tenant wrongfully possessing the landlord's property.

Top 5 Real Estate Lawsuits Aspiring Landlords Need to Know

Andrew Lieb | Posted 07.23.2015 | Business
Andrew Lieb

There are so many get-rich-quick schemes for investing hard-earned savings in real estate to generate a huge passive income through rentals. Wake up -- nothing in life is always roses, and not everyone can be Kiyosaki's Rich Dad.

What It Really Means To Be A Renter Who Makes Minimum Wage

Gino Zahnd | Posted 06.22.2015 | HuffPost Home
Gino Zahnd

We decided to take a look at our data to see how affordable rentals are in major cities across the U.S, based on current minimum wage laws. Spoiler: it's grim, and even one-bedrooms are out of reach in many metro areas for even a couple earning two incomes.

Say It Ain't So! HCDA Says NO to Affordable Rentals

Powell Berger | Posted 06.01.2015 | Hawaii
Powell Berger

When HCDA, the planning oversight organization in charge of the future of Honolulu's urban core, denied the Howard Hughes request to convert a planned building from condos-for-sale to rental units, the HCDA said no.

Moving Up? Should You Keep Your Old House or Sell It?

Cindy Tansin | Posted 05.19.2015 | HuffPost Home
Cindy Tansin

More people today are buying up and keeping - or at least contemplating keeping - their old homes. In fact, 65% of investors are renting their properties instead of flipping? Does this make sense for you? Here are some things to consider:

The Manhattan Subway Rent Map: Where You Can't Afford to Live, By Stop

Thrillist | Posted 06.23.2015 | New York

Whether you want to be closer to work, or closer to awesome dim sum, finding a more convenient (but still affordable... please?) place to live is something pretty much every New Yorker considers at some point. Well, this should help you do exactly that.

Paradise Lost: How Gay Meccas Are Slowly Disappearing Because Of Rising Rents

James Duke Mason | Posted 04.06.2015 | Gay Voices
James Duke Mason

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's likely decision in favor of nationwide marriage equality in June, people will be asking what the next frontier for our cause will be. I believe that new frontier will be the issue of rent, the issue of our gay housing crisis.

What Affluent Renters Consider Before Securing a High-End Summer Home in the Hamptons

Andrew Lieb | Posted 03.29.2015 | New York
Andrew Lieb

Unless the renter completely understands the characteristics of each of the villages and hamlets that comprise the east end, the key to securing a great summer rental is to hire a real estate brokerage that has offices throughout the twin forks of LI.

5 New Year's Resolutions to Help You Get Your Own Place | Posted 03.08.2015 | HuffPost Home

If you've been stuck at home with the folks -- or in an apartment with too many roommates -- you may have a different priority in the new year. You're finally ready to rent your own space!

Home Improvement Patterns in San Francisco Suggest a Growing Divide in Living Standards Between Owners and Renters

Jiyan Wei | Posted 01.14.2015 | San Francisco
Jiyan Wei

We recently released a report that investigates the relationship between remodeling activity and the movement of home prices and rents in San Francisco.

10 Surprises When Inheriting Real Estate

Andrew Lieb | Posted 12.31.2014 | New York
Andrew Lieb

Following the death of a loved one, you may become the recipient of an unexpected parcel of real estate. Yet, with every windfall comes great obligations, so be prepared for the surprises you may encounter when inheriting property.

A Look at the New York City Rental Market

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 12.29.2014 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Despite being contained in a single city, life in Tribeca on the island of Manhattan is undoubtedly drastically different than life in Astoria, which is located in Queens.

The 30 Cities With the Highest Median Rent Are...

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 12.24.2014 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Renters across the nation have it rough. With cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago experiencing the highest median rent prices in almost 3 years, it can be a huge financial burden to rent in major cities across the nation. However, it's not just major cities that have high prices.

Hot New Real Estate Trend

Mary Buffett | Posted 12.21.2014 | Business
Mary Buffett

In good times and bad, home ownership remained a safe bet even when the contours of life changed. Then everything went to hell.

Miami Should Exempt Parking Requirements for Small Buildings

Marianne Cusato | Posted 12.21.2014 | Miami
Marianne Cusato

Miami has a big decision to make about parking. What we decide will determine who we want to be when we grow up. Which sounds better to you -- a walkable city like Boston, Portland or San Francisco or an auto-dependent one like Atlanta, Phoenix or Las Vegas? It's your choice.

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.

Top Reasons Millenials Shouldn't Buy A Home...Yet

Michael Corbett | Posted 12.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Michael Corbett

Home buying is not for everyone. For all the positive aspects to home ownership, there are some very compelling reasons not to buy a home right now. So, if you're ready to jump headfirst into the 'American Dream,' read this first.

Quick Quiz: Find Out If Your Rent Is Too High | Posted 12.03.2014 | HuffPost Home

Demand for rental housing continues to increase, and rent prices are climbing. It's no wonder renters believe their rent payments are too expensive. While it's easy to worry about the bottom line, how do you know if you're paying too much?

Are We Building Too Many Single-Family Homes?

Jed Kolko | Posted 11.19.2014 | Business
Jed Kolko

The vacancy rate for single-family homes increased in 2013 and remains well above bubble and pre-bubble levels.

Mobility Math: More Folks Renting = Fewer Mortgages = Lower Deficit and Lower Unemployment

Terry Connelly | Posted 11.03.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

Indeed, it has long been U.S. government policy to encourage home buying among young adults, especially by providing favorable tax subsidies for homebuyers in the form of the famous mortgage interest deduction.