3 Rights Tenants Are Often Unaware Of
19 January 2017
Almost half the citizens of many cities throughout the U.S. are renters, but are often unaware of their rights as a tenant. If you're renting an apartment, house, or condo, it's best to educate yourself on your rights to avoid potential disputes, or conflict. To get started, here are three rights that tenants are often unaware of.
Notice of Planned Entry
Your landlord must give you reasonable prior notice before entering your unit.
Steps to Make Your Rental Unit More Accessible
4 January 2017
When you buy real estate and are fixing the property up in the hopes of attracting a tenant, it's important to remember that you never know what physical limitations your eventual tenant may be experiencing. To this end, it's useful to make the rental unit more accessible before you begin looking for a tenant. There are a number of different projects that you can complete to ensure that your rental unit is as accessible as possible for a tenant who uses a wheelchair or walker or has other challenges in getting around.
If These Things Have Changed Since You Were Turned Down For A Mortgage, You May Wish To Try Again
29 December 2016
Being turned down for a mortgage is never a good feeling, but it's important to remember that this result isn't personal — it's simply a reflection of your current financial standing. If you attempted to buy a home several years ago but were unable to secure a mortgage at the time, you may have been renting ever since. If your desire to purchase real estate is once again growing, it could be time to check into a mortgage once again.
Finding A Home For Sale And Working Through The Home Buying Process
28 December 2016
When you are in the market for a new home, you can search for properties and get a pretty good idea what is out there. You need to determine a few things before you get serious so take some time and think about what you want, need, and can live without. Once you have those answers you can start to look seriously at properties that meet those needs.
Know What You Can Afford