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Top 5 Resolutions for Renters in 2014

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 03.11.2014 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

As we kick off a new year, we want to help make your life at home the best it can be, so we've put together a list of the top resolutions all renters should try to accomplish this year.

Trulia: 2014 Will Be The Year Of Repeat Home Buyer

Jed Kolko | Posted 02.11.2014 | Business
Jed Kolko

The housing market continued its uneven recovery in 2013 and will enter 2014 closer to normal than it was a year earlier. Consumer optimism is climbin...

The Rent Is Too Damn High, In 1 Chart

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.10.2013 | Business

Jimmy McMillan said it, we all feel it and now there’s a chart to prove it: The rent is too damn high. More than half of all renters across the ...

Secrets of Successful Roommate Relationships

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Whether your roommate is a complete stranger or your best friend, having an honest conversation about each of your expectations as roommates before you move in is paramount for long-term apartment enjoyment.

Read This Before You Even *Think* About A Big Move

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 11.07.2013 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

There are many details to consider after you've successfully tackled the apartment search and begin preparing to relocate that may not be spelled out in your lease.

Like Your Neighbors? Most Americans Do Actually

Jed Kolko | Posted 12.24.2013 | HuffPost Home
Jed Kolko

Do Americans love their neighbors as themselves? Although "love" might be pushing it, most Americans are pretty happy with their neighbors. To underst...

Tips for Asking a Roommate to Move Out

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 10.22.2013 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

As such an integral part of your daily life, it's important to nurture these unique relationships throughout the duration of the time you spend living together, but what happens when a relationship with a roommate goes awry?

PHOTOS: 5 Ways To Redo Your Home Without Renovating

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 04.15.2015 | HuffPost Home

There's undoubtedly something magical about the big reveal of a new bathroom tile installation or a freshly refinished set of hardwood floors. But if ...

8 Apps Every Renter Should Have

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 12.10.2013 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

You might be relocating, you might be redecorating or you might be getting ready to renew your existing lease. Regardless of the situation, if you're a renter, you're in the right place. Check out this list of apps every renter should have in their back pocket.

How to Baby Proof Your Rental

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 10.08.2013 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

If you're beginning to think about welcoming a new member into your family, and your rental, it is important to ensure your home is completely safe for your little one.

Everything You Need to Know About Renting with a Significant Other

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 10.03.2013 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Planning for cohabitation is an emotionally charged time and while you may be feeling the love when you first move in together, your living situation can quickly go awry if you're not prepared for all the things renting with a partner might throw your way.

The Essential Tools Every Renter Should Own

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 09.30.2013 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Basic tools come in handy for the entire lifecycle of your rental, from the day you move in and set up your new space, to the moment your last box is packed and ready for move out. Plus, these essentials won't take up much space and can be purchased at a low cost.

A Big Problem For Renters

www.theatlanticcities.com | Posted 11.05.2013 | HuffPost Home

From The Atlantic Cities: About a week ago, I walked through a two-bedroom row house for rent in my neighborhood, a place where my husband and I th...

Helpful Tax Tips for Renters

Jeff Golding | Posted 05.26.2013 | Business
Jeff Golding

Most taxpayers assume that those who get the most money back are homeowners, business owners, and non-profit organizations. But lo and behold, renters are a strong competitor! Most of them just don't know it yet.

Lucia Graves

Renters Often Forgotten Victims Of Foreclosure Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business

A key law that has prevented millions of low-income tenants from becoming homeless is set to expire at the end of the 113th Congress, kicking off what...

A Sign Of Hope For The Housing Market

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business

Don't look now, but there's a sign of hope in the foreclosure crisis. There were more short sales than foreclosure sales in January, according to d...

Taxpayers Spend Staggering Amount To Keep Foreclosed Homes Looking Nice

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 04.11.2012 | Business

The foreclosure crisis is costing you money. How much, exactly, depends on a number of factors -- whether you own a house, what your property is wo...

In These Cities, The Rent Really Is Too Damn High

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Sauter, Charles B. Stockdale | Posted 03.21.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The homeownership rate dropped to 66 percent of all households in the fourth quarter of 2011 — the lowest rate in over a decade....

Alexander Eichler

Why It's A Terrible Time To Be A Low-Income Renter

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Eichler | Posted 03.14.2012 | Business

Everyone knows the economy has been rough on homeowners lately. But for people who rent -- especially for people who rent and don't make very much mon...

The Rent Is Too Damn High In Every State In America

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.17.2012 | Business

The poorest people in America are running out of places to live. In every state in the country, there are people looking for cheap rental housing -...

INFOGRAPHIC: Basically No One Wants To Date That Guy Living With Mom

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.14.2012 | Business

Apparently the idea of going back to someone's shared apartment or home after that Valentine's Day dinner isn't very appealing. Love-seekers tend ...

Alexander Eichler

Job Relocation Help Less Likely For Homeowners

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.02.2012 | Business

The percentage of people moving for new jobs fell to a near-historic low in the second half of 2011, according to a recent report, as the housing bust...

Toni's Take on Real Estate: The Rent Race

Toni Haber | Posted 03.25.2012 | New York
Toni Haber

They say if you can make it here you can make it anywhere, and that old line certainly rings true for Manhattan's renters. NYC is truly a tough market for those looking to lease or ready to rent.

Alexander Eichler

Homeless Rate Ready To Rise

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.18.2012 | Business

Although the recession has officially been over for two years, the worst may be to come for many people. Job losses rose during the last few years....

Homeownership Rates Take Their Biggest Drop Since The Great Depression

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.06.2011 | Business

During his presidency, George W. Bush spoke of his vision for an "ownership society," an America where anyone and everyone who wanted to could stake a...