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Landlords And The Fight With Short-Term Rentals

AJ Agrawal | Posted 07.22.2016 | Weird News
AJ Agrawal

Welcome to the sharing economy. After years of corporations dominating markets, people have now found a way to tap into these markets without having t...

Summer Real Estate Reading

Melissa Terzis | Posted 06.22.2016 | DC
Melissa Terzis

I'm going to do a little something off my regular scheduled programming here because why not, it's summer, right? We waited a long time for this summe...

How One Woman Paid Off $20K In Debt While Renting

Trulia | Posted 06.07.2016 | HuffPost Home
Trulia

Search for advice on how to repay debt faster, and you'll most likely find tips that include things like "reduce your living expenses so more of your ...

Your Bedroom Could Become A Work Of Art, Thanks To Yayoi Kusama

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.09.2016 | Arts

If you're pining for an opportunity to upgrade your Airbnb listing -- the one you've sparsely decorated with thrift store tchotchkes and a color palet...

Pets in San Francisco

Wendy Willbanks | Posted 04.20.2016 | San Francisco
Wendy Willbanks

When you drive around San Francisco, it's no doubt we appear to be a very pet friendly city. There's parks full of frolicking 4-legged friends and dog...

7 Ways To Deal With Bad Credit When Renting

Trulia | Posted 04.08.2016 | HuffPost Home
Trulia

Real talk: Many landlords now rely on a credit check to vet potential renters, especially in competitive markets. (Just try hunting for an apartment f...

5 Tips to Land Your San Francisco Dream Apartment

Wendy Willbanks | Posted 04.20.2016 | San Francisco
Wendy Willbanks

Tip #1- Know Your Credit Score Don't show up with a knife to a gun fight. This rental market is competitive enough so a credit score of 680 or better ...

How to Increase Your Rental Yield Without Spending a Cent!

Krista M Sharp | Posted 02.24.2016 | HuffPost Home
Krista M Sharp

As more people opt to have children later or not at all it's more and more common for people to have fur babies. Hence the demand for pet friendly homes is at an all time high. Every house we advertise for rent is met with applications from people with pets.

Earn More Money in 2016 by Renting Out These 5 Things

Michael Carpenter | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Michael Carpenter

Have you thought about renting one of your rooms on Airbnb--you know, the extra bedroom with the exterior door where you've been storing junk for the past decade--but cleaning up and letting people into your house feels like too much to handle? Cheer up!

The Faithful Shopper: Halloween Havoc

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.15.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Costumes, candy and company -- the perfect way to spend a splendid Halloween. Take the scare out of shopping for this most frightening of nights by checking out my latest list of stores, where you'll be treated to all you need for your creepy costume.

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...

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

Gino Zahnd | Posted 06.22.2016 | 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.

9 Places That Will Inspire You To Customize Your Castle

Posted 06.08.2015 | HuffPost Home

There's a saying that dogs often resemble their owners. Well, the same could be said about a dwelling and its residents. Apartments and houses have be...

Jenny Che

Here Are The Priciest Neighborhoods In Brooklyn And Manhattan

HuffingtonPost.com | Jenny Che | Posted 06.03.2015 | Business

Remember when Brooklyn was still relatively cheap? With developers jumping to gut-renovate buildings and rent them out at higher rates, even inner ...

Know Instantly Which Side Your Car's Gas Tank Is on

Map Happy | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Of course, there is a way to know. Of course, I'm stupid and don't pay attention. That's because there's an indicator on the car's dashboard that tells you where the fuel door is.

Before Booking That 'Perfect' Vacation Rental, Make Sure It's Not a Scam

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

The bottom line is, no matter which service you use to find and book a vacation rental, remember that it isn't the same as booking a hotel room. Rental agreements are between you and the owner, not necessarily a brick-and-mortar business with accounting and customer service departments.

The Sweetest Airbnbs In Cuba

Architectural Digest | Posted 04.10.2015 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

By Lindsey DeSimone for Architectural Digest. As U.S. travel to Cuba kicks off, Airbnb has expanded its operations to the island with over 1,000 re...

Giving a Holiday Gift Can Improve Your Rental Life

realtor.com | Posted 02.15.2015 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

Your holiday gift list might not include landlords, mailmen and property maintenance staff--but adding these key players to your gift list this season could be a smart idea.

7 Ways to Keep Your Place Safe While You're Away

realtor.com | Posted 01.20.2015 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

Whether you're lying on a beach in the Caribbean for a week, touring the country on a road trip or spending the holidays back home, the last thing you want to worry about is coming back to a ransacked apartment.

6 Flooring Options That Won't Anger Your Landlord

realtor.com | Posted 01.13.2015 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

Floor décor may seem as permanent as a wall, but just because you don't own your home doesn't mean you have to live with bad laminate, splintering hardwood or pastel tiles circa 1984 -- or cover every inch with cheap rugs.

4 Things to Know Before Suing Your Landlord

realtor.com | Posted 10.20.2014 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

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.

'Go Local!' and You Just Might Return a Better Person

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel
Nicholas Kontis

On your next journey, ditch the idea of staying in an all-inclusive or high rise hotel. Make a positive mark on our planet. Become a better traveler. Go and find an authentic, original experience and "go local."

Top 6 Apps for Every Renter on the Move

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 07.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

April showers brings May... moving trucks? If you're thinking about relocating, you picked the right time! These apps will help make your transition a breeze (and they might even add some fun along the way)!

The Rental Discount for Shacking Up

Jed Kolko | Posted 04.12.2014 | HuffPost Home
Jed Kolko

It's Valentine's Day. Picture a romantic restaurant. Main course is finished. Lights are low. Your sweetheart leans over the table, and with a quiet v...

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!)