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How To Make Money From Buy To Let In A Property Crash : How To Make Money From Buy To Let In A Property Crash By: Peter Parsons Over the last few years, most investors who have tried 'buy to let' (buying additional properties in order to rent them out) have profited spectacularly as the property market in most of the world boomed like never before. Historically unprecedented property prices in the USA, UK, Australia and most of Europe have made the concept of becoming a landlord look like an easy route to riches.
added on 28.01.2015. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Moving Into Your First Apartment-Know All The Costs : Moving Into Your First Apartment-Know All The Costs By: Dan The Roommate Man When you move in to a new apartment, the landlord may charge you more than the first month's rent. Before you sign the lease, make sure you understand exactly what you're going to be charged, and get it in writing.
added on 12.04.2016. 11:00 in Business and Finance

The Downside of Buy To Let : The Downside of Buy To Let By: Peter Parsons is..
added on 01.06.2016. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Business Funding : Business Funding By: Monte Zwang Every business needs money at one time or another. The process of obtaining financing can be daunting and the chances of success limited if it is approached in a disorganized or haphazard way.
added on 30.04.2014. 10:00 in Business and Finance

A Singles Game of Real Estate : A Singles Game of Real Estate By: Dan Auito This discussion leans toward answering questions asked most often by our youthful men and women in there early twenties. They often begin to ask themselves the question, "Should I consider buying a home, condo/town-home or some other type of real estate that I can call my own?" Due to the fact that housing has up to this point always been provided for or lived in on a rented basis we tend to find that our newest contributing members of society find themselves at a loss for the most beneficial and advantageous way to enter this next phase of self-sufficiency.
added on 29.03.2016. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Learned Any "Secrets" Lately? : Learned Any "Secrets" Lately? By: Cathy Bryant I mean, REAL secrets about business success - the ones that will make you rich? You know as well as I that there really isn't any such thing as a secret - just a truth that you haven't discovered yet. (I read that somewhere and I don't know who said it - but it is profound).
added on 30.11.2015. 22:00 in Business and Finance

Investment Property Part I: How Not to Become a Slumlord : Welcome to the first part of a two part series about getting into the investment property business.After riding the ups and downs of the stock roller coaster for a while, an increasing number of investors are looking into property investment as a more stable alternative.
added on 06.06.2016. 18:00 in Business and Finance

Nobody Loves A Landlord : The typical landlord starts off life as a lighthearted real estate investor. The investor isbrimming with enthusiasm and is determined toacquire some single family homes that will beattractive to renters.
added on 27.06.2016. 15:00 in Business and Finance

Hey Landlord! Is Your Lease Legal? : The longer you are a landlord the more you strive to create the perfect lease/rental agreement. Landlords learn in the school of hard-knocks that some tenants are certified trouble makers and we try our best to protect ourselves with a carefully structured restrictive lease.
added on 06.10.2016. 20:00 in Business and Finance

The Case Of The Spooky Tenant : You, Mr. Landlord are pleased to find qualified tenants for your rental house.
added on 19.01.2014. 05:00 in Business and Finance

"Joint & Several" In Leases : When you see the phrase "joint and several" in a legal document or contract it means that that the parties on one side of the agreement are responsible individually and collectively for the terms of the agreement.Example: In the case of two tenants signing a lease agreement, "joint" means they are jointly responsible for the rent.
added on 21.01.2014. 07:00 in Business and Finance

A Landlord's gripping story... : You are the landlord of a small apartment building that you are offering for sale. You find a buyer and a sale is arranged.
added on 23.01.2014. 09:00 in Business and Finance

Is it time to stop filling your Landlord's Wallet? : Is it time to stop filling your Landlord's Wallet?As a renter, you are subject to the whims of your landlord. They work at their own pace, and improve their property as they see fit.
added on 06.03.2015. 17:00 in Business and Finance

How to Get 100% Financing - Zero Down Mortgage Loans (Even With Bad Credit) : I decided to write this article today after closing a home purchase loan for a couple that had some major credit issues. They got into the house with ZERO down payment, and only had to bring $600 for the closing costs.
added on 08.04.2015. 02:00 in Business and Finance

5 Magic Points: Should I BUY or RENT my HOME? : Buying a Home is the American Dream. It is more than a place you put your hat at the end of the day.
added on 16.05.2015. 16:00 in Business and Finance

Taxes, Taxes, Taxes: Who Really Pays The Most? : Each April our thoughts turn to the coming of spring and thecoming of the tax man.I hear a lot of people complaining about taxes at this timeof year.
added on 21.02.2016. 09:00 in Business and Finance

Bad Credit? Qualify Yourself For A Zero Down Mortgage Loan : I decided to write this article today after closing a home purchase loan for a couple that had some major credit issues. They got into the house with ZERO down payment, and only had to bring $600 for the closing costs.
added on 15.07.2016. 09:00 in Business and Finance

Learned Any "Secrets" Lately? : Learned Any "Secrets" Lately?by Cathy BryantCopyright 2002http://www.homebizjunction.
added on 30.07.2016. 10:00 in Business and Finance

Landlording, Tax Lien Certificates : Landlording, Tax Lien CertificatesSHOULD I GO?..
added on 18.03.2016. 10:00 in Business and Finance

Landlord Answers : Landlord AnswersLANDLORD TENANT ISSUESQ- A tenant installs a new deadbolt on the door of your rental property..
added on 22.03.2016. 14:00 in Business and Finance

More Landlord Answers : More Landlord AnswersWEAR & TEAR\"Ordinary wear and tear\" is used to describe the amount of allowable deteriortion to the property without the tenant being financial responible.There is no exact amount of time specified by law that each item in a property should last before being considered worn out.
added on 24.03.2016. 16:00 in Business and Finance

Good Real Estate Leases, Free House : Good Real Estate Leases, Free HouseKEEP THAT LEASE LEGAL!The longer you are a landlord the more restrictiveyou attempt to make your lease. That\'s just goodbusiness.
added on 11.04.2016. 10:00 in Business and Finance

Real Estate Landlording : SHOULD I GO?..
added on 10.12.2016. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Rental Property Wear and Tear : "Ordinary wear and tear" is used to describe the amount of allowable deterioration to the property without the tenant being financial responsible.There is no exact amount of time specified by law that each item in a property should last before being considered worn out.
added on 28.01.2014. 14:00 in Business and Finance

First Time Buyer Mortgage –Key to your First Home : Living in a rented apartment since long. Ever thought of the disadvantages of staying as a tenant.
added on 26.06.2014. 19:00 in Business and Finance

Mortgage Glossary of Terms : Mortgage Glossary of Terms By: Darren Yates Adverse Credit The term used if the borrower has a poor credit history. This could include previous mortgage or loan arrears, bankruptcy or CCJ's.
added on 24.02.2016. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Finance Your Real Estate Investment Properties : Finance Your Real Estate Investment Properties By: Peter Dobler Unlike traditional residential real estate mortgages, real estate investment financing is way more creative and offers more options than you think. The golden rule in real estate investment is OPM (Other People's Money).
added on 09.05.2016. 06:00 in Business and Finance

Renting vs. Buying: 7 Financial Facts : Renting vs. Buying: 7 Financial Facts By: J Wynia Fact: You are going to pay for a place to live.
added on 02.03.2015. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Facts about Renters Insurance : Facts about Renters Insurance By: Brian Walker If you rent an apartment or house, you might consider purchasing renters insurance. Renters insurance provides coverage for damage or loss of personal property for people in rental housing.
added on 29.03.2015. 16:00 in Business and Finance

Liquidated Damages : Liquidated Damages By: Willard Michlin In many purchase contracts today there are two special clauses that must be initialed individually to be included in the contract. If both the buyer and seller do not initial the clauses they are not part of the contract.
added on 03.06.2015. 10:00 in Business and Finance

How Secure Is Your Security Deposit? : How Secure Is Your Security Deposit? By: Dan The Roommate Man During the exhausting process of moving into a new apartment, the last thing on your mind is moving-out day. But since your landlord is probably holding a sizable chunk of your money in the form of a security deposit, it's awfully risky not to prepare for the end of your tenancy right from the beginning.
added on 17.01.2015. 16:00 in Computers and The Internet

Rent to Buy Homes: Begin to Secure Your Equity : Rent to Buy Homes: Begin to Secure Your Equity By: Gary Carraghan Renting to own provides quality solutions to home buyers with credit problems. If you desire to own your own home but are unable to secure conventional financing today, working with agencies or individuals who provide rent to buy homes may well be your most effective and, in the long run, profitable option.
added on 18.08.2014. 00:00 in Family

Understanding Your Lease : Understanding Your Lease By: Dan The Roommate Man Leasing agents working on behalf of multifamily housing developers are so accustomed to signing deals with veteran renters these days that when it comes time to sign the lease, you're often just directed to the line that waits for your signature. After all, who wants to read all of that fine print? You've been through the process before.
added on 02.01.2016. 17:00 in Family

Rent Collections Via The Internet? They're Not Far Awayllections Via The Internet? They're Not Far Away : Rent Collections Via The Internet? They're Not Far Awayllections Via The Internet? They're Not Far Away By: Dan The Roommate Man Since the first rental units were built there have been property managers, a profession which requires both real estate expertise as well as a keen understanding of the human psyche. Property managers not only collect the rent and undertake repairs, they are also the bridge between owners and tenants -- two groups often in conflict.
added on 03.01.2016. 18:00 in Family

The Triple Play: How To Tackle Tough Vacancy Problems : The Triple Play: How To Tackle Tough Vacancy Problems By: Dan The Roommate Man Every property manager knows apartment vacancy rates are a little bit like the weather: everybody talks about them, but no one ever seems to do anything. Sometimes the usual combination of advertising and tenant incentives doesn't work and something more is needed to give the properties with vacancies an immediate and sustainable booster shot.
added on 06.01.2016. 21:00 in Family

Fire Safety Begins in Your Own Apartment : Fire Safety Begins in Your Own Apartment By: Dan The Roommate Man The risks associated with fire should be one of the chief concerns of any apartment-dweller. You can be as responsible as ever, but who's to say your neighbor is as conscientious as you are? He might walk away from a stove or a candle, leave a stationary heater too close to the drapes .
added on 07.01.2016. 22:00 in Family

The Minefields in Your Lease : The Minefields in Your Lease By: Dan The Roommate Man In some markets across the country -- San Francisco, New York and Washington, D. C.
added on 09.01.2016. 00:00 in Family

Dealing With Noisy Neighbors the Pacifist Way : Dealing With Noisy Neighbors the Pacifist Way By: Dan The Roommate Man Joe Landlord just received a phone call about a busted water pipe in apartment 3c, an overflowing washing machine in 2d and a broken window in 4a, so Suzy Tenant's complaint about the " noisy neighbors " will remain low on his list of things to attend to. Perhaps, at a better time, Joe Landlord will be happy to help Suzy with her noisy neighbor dilemma.
added on 10.01.2016. 01:00 in Family

Your Responsibility To Promptly Submit Repair Requests To Your Landlord : Your Responsibility To Promptly Submit Repair Requests To Your Landlord By: Dan The Roommate Man As a tenant in a rental community, you have some advantages over homeowners. For example, you don't need to worry about making simple maintenance repairs.
added on 11.01.2016. 02:00 in Family

Rental Maintenance and Repairs: Who Pays The Bills? : Rental Maintenance and Repairs: Who Pays The Bills? By: Dan The Roommate Man Renting property is an arrangement where the needs of owners and tenants generally overlap: The tenant wants a clean and safe home and the landlord wants rent and someone who will care for the property. All in all, a good trade for everyone -- until it comes time to make repairs.
added on 12.01.2016. 03:00 in Family

Apartment Searches: Lose the Rose-Colored Glasses First : Apartment Searches: Lose the Rose-Colored Glasses First By: Dan The Roommate Man If you're getting ready to rent, don't do what this editor did once . .
added on 19.01.2016. 10:00 in Family

Apartment Living: The Need for Fire Insurance : Apartment Living: The Need for Fire Insurance By: Dan The Roommate Man If your apartment catches on fire due to the negligence of a neighbor, it could cost you thousands of dollars. It doesn't seem fair that someone else's carelessness could cost you your prized possessions - but without fire insurance, it can.
added on 21.01.2016. 12:00 in Family

Do I Need Renter's Insurance? : Do I Need Renter's Insurance? By: Dan The Roommate Man If you are moving into an apartment you may want to consider investing in insurance. Along with the first month's rent, chances are you will be asked to pay a security deposit.
added on 23.01.2016. 14:00 in Family

Pet Policies: Pleading Your Case Successfully : Pet Policies: Pleading Your Case Successfully By: Dan The Roommate Man I was spending the evening with friends, a married couple who had just moved into an immaculate, upscale apartment community in North Dallas. Their two "children" were a good-natured cat and a very large, yet friendly dog who claimed the apartment's second bedroom for herself.
added on 26.01.2016. 17:00 in Family

Is Renters' Insurance Really Necessary? : Is Renters' Insurance Really Necessary? By: Dan The Roommate Man You and your landlord share a common goal: You both want to ensure the protection of your interests. Obtaining a security deposit from you -- usually ranging from $100 to a full month's rent, and averaging $250 -- is how your landlord obtains a degree of insurance from you.
added on 28.01.2016. 19:00 in Family

Turf Wars: Author/Landlord Offers a Few Words of Advice for Tenants : Turf Wars: Author/Landlord Offers a Few Words of Advice for Tenants By: Dan The Roommate Man Richard Rusdorf, author of "The Landlord's Handbook: A Complete Guide to Managing Small Residential Properties," managed a 400-plus-unit apartment building in Chicago 20 years ago. The past president of the Chicago chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management, he has served as a real estate broker, consultant, writer, architectural photographer, and certified property manager.
added on 06.02.2016. 04:00 in Family

Not All Apartment Leases Are Created Equal : Not All Apartment Leases Are Created Equal By: Dan The Roommate Man Before signing any lease: Take a walk through the unit that you are renting to make sure it is in good repair. Be sure to read the lease completely.
added on 15.02.2016. 13:00 in Family

Ten Steps to Avoid Mold Problems and Lawsuits in the Rental of Residential and Commercial Real Estate : Ten Steps to Avoid Mold Problems and Lawsuits in the Rental of Residential and Commercial Real Estate By: Phillip Fry Real estate residential and commercial landlords, tenants, and rental agents in the USA, Canada, and worldwide should take ten steps to avoid mold problems and lawsuits in the rental of real estate properties, according to Phillip Fry, Certified Mold Inspector and author of the books Mold Legal Guide and Mold Health Guide. Living or working in rental units that contain elevated levels of airborne mold spores and/or substantial mold growth infestation can cause very severe (and sometimes permanent) health problems to the tenants.
added on 20.02.2014. 13:00 in Health

Why Use a Property Manager? : Why Use a Property Manager? By: Glenn Murray Most experienced property investors use property managers. Why? Because they make you money.
added on 22.06.2014. 15:00 in Home Improvement

Are you Moving etc... ? : With Christmas fast approaching, it's not only the shops and retail outfits that are getting ready for the sudden onslaught of customers. As well as Estate and Lettings Agents, Removal and Shipping companies are getting ready for Christmas as well.
added on 21.02.2014. 14:00 in Self Improvement and Motivation

The Damn Truth About Network Marketing : The Damn Truth About Network Marketing By: Scott Lucas The Damn Truth About Network Marketing: How I Was Wrong and How You Can Learn From My Mistakes by Scott Lucas Copyright 2003, http://www. WebCashLeads.
added on 07.03.2016. 15:00 in Marketing

If Spam Vigilantes Break Out of Cyberspace... : If Spam Vigilantes Break Out of Cyberspace. .
added on 04.02.2014. 21:00 in Online Business

Nagging Doubts : There's always that nagging doubt isn't there? The nagging doubt that they just won't get it. I went to the Post Office yesterday, the small local one round the corner, to draw a relatively large amount of money out of my account.
added on 27.01.2014. 13:00 in Environment

Making Sense of Your Lease : Reading over a lease can be nerve racking. You have to scrutinize every clause in order to make sure you will be comfortable in your apartment, but how can you do that when it seems like it's written in another language?! According to the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Office of Residential Services, leases are written in another language.
added on 13.09.2016. 07:00 in Family

Water Damage In A Rental Unit : Biting her keys in her mouth, Phyllis jiggled the condo door open with her free fingertip. Peeking over bags of groceries, she stumbled through the living room and into the kitchen.
added on 18.09.2016. 12:00 in Family

The Legal Process of an Eviction : In the event that a landlord decides to evict their tenant, he or she must follow certain guidelines. The landlord can legally evict you for three different reasons: 1.
added on 01.10.2016. 01:00 in Family

Is Renters' Insurance Really Necessary ? : You and your landlord share a common goal: You both want to ensure the protection of your interests. Obtaining a security deposit from you -- usually ranging from $100 to a full month's rent, and averaging $250 -- is how your landlord obtains a degree of insurance from you.
added on 05.10.2016. 05:00 in Family

Checking Out Potential Tenants : If you're the landlord of a complex in high demand, you have to have high standards for your tenants. You don't want to rent to any Joe Blow and then lose the building a month later because he's been growing an "herbal garden" in the bedroom.
added on 09.10.2016. 09:00 in Family

Summer Sublease Perfect for College Students : Summer is fast approaching, and college students throughout the world are rejoicing. Whether you're spending your summer working or playing, the thought of moving out of those smelly dorms and into an apartment has probably crossed your mind more than once.
added on 12.10.2016. 12:00 in Family

Evicted With Nowhere to Go : You couldn't afford to pay the rent this month, but you were too scared to approach your landlord. Now you've come home to find a bright yellow Eviction notice taped to your front door.
added on 14.10.2016. 14:00 in Family

Don't Sign That Lease Yet : You're being transferred to a new city in another state for a position that you start in exactly two weeks. You fly to your new hometown to select an apartment.
added on 24.10.2016. 00:00 in Family

Apartment Searches : Lose the Rose-Colored Glasses First : If you're getting ready to rent, don't do what this editor did once . .
added on 15.11.2016. 22:00 in Family

Landlords : Checking out Potential Tenants : If you're the landlord of a complex in high demand, you have to have high standards for your tenants. You don't want to rent to any Joe Blow and then lose the building a month later because he's been growing an "herbal garden" in the bedroom.
added on 17.11.2016. 00:00 in Family

How to Get Neighbors to Turn Down the Volume : It's 2 in the morning. You're lying in bed trying to sleep because you have a big meeting tomorrow morning.
added on 26.11.2016. 09:00 in Family

The Implied Law of Habitability : Tenants and landlords are expected to fulfill certain duties, but what are they? It's sometimes hard to distribute the chores and responsibilities between landlords and tenants. Typically, these things are mutually agreed on once the lease is signed.
added on 28.11.2016. 11:00 in Family

Did Your Landlord Re-Key Your Apartment ? : Most landlords consider it routine to re-key the locks before renting an apartment to a new tenant. However, this isn't always the case.
added on 30.11.2016. 13:00 in Family

What Are Your Landlord's Responsibilities ? : Curious about what exactly your landlord is responsible for? Here's a list of things your landlord can and cannot do. According to law, you landlord must.
added on 03.12.2016. 16:00 in Family

Lease Up ? Here's How To Leave : When leases end, landlords typically continue to rent the home or apartment on a month to month basis until one of the parties indicates otherwise. If you want to end the lease and you want to keep most of your security deposit, you will need to make the transition easy on your landlord.
added on 05.12.2016. 18:00 in Family

Common Misunderstandings About Evictions : According to Diane L. Silva, an attorney at law in California, "The purpose of filing an eviction action, an "unlawful detainer," is to obtain possession of the premises.
added on 11.12.2016. 00:00 in Family

What Are The Responsibilities of a Tenant ? : s a tenant, you have many advantages over homeowners. .
added on 13.12.2016. 02:00 in Family

New Apartment : What Do You Owe ? : When you move in to a new apartment, the landlord may charge you more than the first month's rent. Before you sign the lease, make sure you understand exactly what you're going to be charged, and get it in writing.
added on 15.12.2016. 04:00 in Family

Choosing Between Apartments ? Consider Maintenance & Security : When trying to decide which apartment will be best for you, it's important to consider the amount of support each landlord is willing to provide for his or her tenants. In order to determine this, you should find out the way potential apartments handle maintenance as well as security issues.
added on 17.12.2016. 06:00 in Family

Landlord's Right to Enter : When you move in to a rental property, you agree to let your landlord handle many of the repair and maintenance problems. You also agree to lose some of your privacy rights.
added on 21.12.2016. 10:00 in Family

When to Fight for Tenant's Rights to Repairs : Once you sign the lease to a rental unit, you are automatically entitled to certain privileges. Unlike homeowners, you are not responsible for making all repairs.
added on 23.12.2016. 12:00 in Family

What Tenants Need To Do To Make Repair Rquests : One of the advantages to living in a rental unit is the presence of a landlord. It's a nice treat not to have to worry about finding a reliable handyman to make the needed repairs.
added on 26.12.2016. 15:00 in Family

How to Deal with a Noisy Neighbor : Your heart starts pounding. .
added on 31.12.2016. 20:00 in Family

Moving Out : A Renter's Obligations : Moving is an exhausting process, from finding a new place to live to hiring reputable movers to boxing your belongings and unpacking. So it's easy to understand why many renters tend to overlook important details before they they move out.
added on 01.01.2016. 21:00 in Family

Is That Apartment Hazardous to Your Health ? : When you sign a lease committing yourself to a unit in an apartment complex or building, you're agreeing to live in close quarters with strangers. You're also making the assumption that your building will be properly managed and maintained.
added on 03.01.2016. 23:00 in Family

WHEN CAN YOUR LANDLORD ENTER YOUR APARTMENT ? : In renting an apartment or a house you will lose some of your privacy rights. Anyone Home? Your landlord will be able to enter your home to make repairs and in certain cases to make inspections.
added on 21.01.2016. 17:00 in Family

HOW MUCH CAN YOUR LANDLORD CHARGE YOU FOR YOUR SECURITY DEPOSIT : State LimitAlabama No statutory limitAlaska Two months' rent, except where rent exceeds $2,000 per monthArizona One and one-half months' rent (unless tenant voluntarily agrees to pay more)Arkansas Two months' rentCalifornia Two months' rent (unfurnished, no waterbed); two and one-half months' rent (unfurnished, tenant has waterbed); three months' rent(furnished, no waterbed); three and one-half months' rent (furnished, tenant has waterbed)Colorado No statutory limitConnecticut Two months' rent (tenant under 62 years of age); one month's rent (tenant 62 years of age or older)Delaware One month's rent on leases for one year or more; no limit for month-to-month rental agreementsDistrict of Columbia One month's rentFlorida No statutory limitGeorgia No statutory limitHawaii One month's rentIdaho No statutory limitIllinois No statutory limitIndiana No statutory limitIowa Two months' rentKansas One month's rent (unfurnished, no pets); one and one-half months' rent (unfurnished with pets or furnished with no pets)Kentucky No statutory limitLouisiana 30 days' rentMaine Two months' rentMaryland Two months' rent or $50, whichever is greaterMassachusetts Two months' rentMichigan One and one-half months' rentMinnesota No statutory limitMississippi No statutory limitMissouri Two months' rentMontana No statutory limitNebraska One month's rent (no pets); one and one-quarter months' rent (pets)Nevada Three months' rentNew Hampshire One month's rent or $100, whichever is greater; no limit when landlord and tenant share facilitiesNew Jersey One and one-half month's rentNew Mexico One month's rent (for rental agreement less than one year); no limit for leases of one year or moreNew York No statutory limit (for non-regulated units)North Carolina One and one-half months' rent for month-to-month rental agreements; two months' rent if term is longer than two monthsNorth Dakota One month's rent (or $1,500 if tenant has a pet)Ohio No statutory limitOklahoma No statutory limitOregon No statutory limitPennsylvania Two months' rent for first year of renting; one month's rent during the second and subsequent years of rentingRhode Island One month's rentSouth Carolina No statutory limitSouth Dakota One month's rent (higher deposit may be charged if special conditions pose a danger to maintenance of the premises)Tennessee No statutory limitTexas No statutory limitUtah No statutory limitVermont No statutory limitVirginia Two months' rentWashington No statutory limitWest Virginia No statutory limitWisconsin No statutory limitWyoming No statutory limit About the Author dan tge roommate manwww. roommateexpress.
added on 23.01.2016. 19:00 in Family

HOW MUCH CAN YOUR LANDLORD CHARGE YOU FOR A SECURITY DEPOSIT ? : State LimitAlabama No statutory limitAlaska Two months' rent, except where rent exceeds $2,000 per monthArizona One and one-half months' rent (unless tenant voluntarily agrees to pay more)Arkansas Two months' rentCalifornia Two months' rent (unfurnished, no waterbed); two and one-half months' rent (unfurnished, tenant has waterbed); three months' rent(furnished, no waterbed); three and one-half months' rent (furnished, tenant has waterbed)Colorado No statutory limitConnecticut Two months' rent (tenant under 62 years of age); one month's rent (tenant 62 years of age or older)Delaware One month's rent on leases for one year or more; no limit for month-to-month rental agreementsDistrict of Columbia One month's rentFlorida No statutory limitGeorgia No statutory limitHawaii One month's rentIdaho No statutory limitIllinois No statutory limitIndiana No statutory limitIowa Two months' rentKansas One month's rent (unfurnished, no pets); one and one-half months' rent (unfurnished with pets or furnished with no pets)Kentucky No statutory limitLouisiana 30 days' rentMaine Two months' rentMaryland Two months' rent or $50, whichever is greaterMassachusetts Two months' rentMichigan One and one-half months' rentMinnesota No statutory limitMississippi No statutory limitMissouri Two months' rentMontana No statutory limitNebraska One month's rent (no pets); one and one-quarter months' rent (pets)Nevada Three months' rentNew Hampshire One month's rent or $100, whichever is greater; no limit when landlord and tenant share facilitiesNew Jersey One and one-half month's rentNew Mexico One month's rent (for rental agreement less than one year); no limit for leases of one year or moreNew York No statutory limit (for non-regulated units)North Carolina One and one-half months' rent for month-to-month rental agreements; two months' rent if term is longer than two monthsNorth Dakota One month's rent (or $1,500 if tenant has a pet)Ohio No statutory limitOklahoma No statutory limitOregon No statutory limitPennsylvania Two months' rent for first year of renting; one month's rent during the second and subsequent years of rentingRhode Island One month's rentSouth Carolina No statutory limitSouth Dakota One month's rent (higher deposit may be charged if special conditions pose a danger to maintenance of the premises)Tennessee No statutory limitTexas No statutory limitUtah No statutory limitVermont No statutory limitVirginia Two months' rentWashington No statutory limitWest Virginia No statutory limitWisconsin No statutory limitWyoming No statutory limit About the Author dan the roommate manwww. roommateexpress.
added on 27.01.2016. 23:00 in Family

HOW LONG DOES THE LANDLORD HAVE BEFORE HE HAS TO RETURN YOUR DEPOSIT ? : Here's the amount of time landlords have to return a tenant's security deposit after the tenant leaves. For details on your state's specific procedures for returning security deposits, see your state's landlord-tenant statutes.
added on 30.01.2016. 02:00 in Family

HOW TO CHANGE ROOMMATES OR NAMES ON : Steps:1. Ask permission to change roommates or names on a lease by submitting a written request to your landlord.
added on 10.02.2016. 13:00 in Family

DOES THE LANDLORD HAVE TO CLEAN THE APARTMENT BEFORE I MOVE IN ? : QUESTION:What can I do about a landlord who promised a clean and newly painted apartment before we moved in, but didn't deliver? We have moved in because we had nowhere else to go, but I am concerned about our children's health and the total well-being of our family. Can I report the unhealthy living conditions to the health department? Please let me know of my legal rights or how to go about this problem in a dignified manner.
added on 17.02.2016. 20:00 in Family

WHAT DOES THE TERM "LAST MONTH'S RENT" REALLY MEAN ? : QUESTION:After fives years in a rental house, I have been given a 30 day notice to vacate the premises. This was done mid-month after I paid and the property manager cashed my check for the current month of rent.
added on 19.02.2016. 22:00 in Family

YOUR BEHIND ON YOUR RENT-CAN THE LANDLORD JUST LOCK YOU OUT ? : Your landlord can't evict you unless he has has gone to court and proved that you did something wrong that justifies ending the tenancy. And your landlord can't proceed with an eviction lawsuit without terminating the tenancy first.
added on 25.02.2016. 04:00 in Family

HOW TO NEGOTIATE A BETTER LEASE : Is it possible to negotiate better terms on your lease? It could be worth a try. What do you have to lose? Here are a few tactics to try:* Ask the landlord how many vacant units are in the building.
added on 26.02.2016. 05:00 in Family

WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN YOU INSPECT YOUR APARTMENT : MOVE-IN DAYYour landlord will give you or should give you a move-in inspection sheet on the day that you take possess of your new apartment. It is very important that you take about 30 minutes and do an inspection of your new home before you move-in.
added on 08.03.2016. 16:00 in Family

MAKING THE RENT PAYMENTS WITH YOUR ROOMMATES : Once you have decided to move into an apartment with one or more roommates, you will need to determine how your rental payments will be handled. There are three ways you can set up the lease and determine how the rent will be paid:a) All roommates sign the lease, and all are then "Jointly and Severally Liable" for rent and damagesb) One person basically becomes the "landlord" of the apartment by renting one or several rooms of the apartment to other people through what is called "subletting.
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WHAT IS RENTER'S INSURANCE & DO I NEED IT ? : If you are moving into an apartment you may want to consider investing in insurance. Along with the first month's rent, chances are you will be asked to pay a security deposit.
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8 THINGS TO DO WHEN YOUR LEASE IS UP : When planning to move out of your apartment there are certain obligations that you have to your landlord. 1.
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BREAKING A LEASE : I would like to break my lease because I would like to move in with a friend so I can save money to return to school in the fall. I still have about 6 months left on my lease.
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WHAT A LANDLORD MUST THINK ABOUT BEFORE HE ALLOWS PETS : People always ask what kind of deposit does a landlord request if the tenant has a pet. There is no set amount or set rules to determine how much because every situation is different.
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SHARED RENTAL AGREEMENT FOR ROOMMATES : SHARED RESIDENCE AGREEMENTSA roommate agreement is made by two or more people who are sharing living expenses. All roommates should have a clear understanding about their individual responsibilities for rent and other living expenses.
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CAN YOU BE A GOOD ROOMMATE ? -TAKE THE ROOMMATE TEST : Test yourself with our roommate personality test. 1.
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MOVING INTO A NEW APARTMENT ? KNOW ALL THE COSTS : When you move in to a new apartment, the landlord may charge you more than the first month's rent. Before you sign the lease, make sure you understand exactly what you're going to be charged, and get it in writing.
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ROOMMATE RENTAL APPLICATION : RENTAL APPLICATIONMove in date: ___________Applicant Information:Apartment or address applying for:_______________________________________Applicant's Name: ______________________________________Applicant's SS# ___________________Co-Applicant's Name: ___________________________________Co-Applicant's SS# ___________________Phone # home: _____________________ Work_______________DOB __________________Co-Applicant's home/work phone______________Co-Applicant's DOB __________________Applicant's Driver's License: ___________________________________State_____________Co-Applicant's Driver's License _________________________________State _____________Current Address _______________________________________Previous Address (if current is less than 3 years) _______________________________________Co-Applicants Current Address: _______________________________________Previous Address: _______________________________________List of Occupants: _______________________________________Emergency Contact phone number: _______________________________________Current Landlord Information:Property Name: _______________________________________Landlord or Contact Name: __________________________phone # _____________________Landlord Address: _______________________________________Monthly Rental Amt. :______________Resided on premises from _________to_____________Current Landlord Information for Co-Applicant:Property Name: _______________________________________Landlord or Contact Name: __________________________phone # _____________________Landlord Address: _______________________________________Monthly Rental Amt.
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HOW SAFE IS YOUR SECURITY DEPOSIT ? : When you move into an apartment, you and your landlord have to have a lot of blind faith for each other. You could be "Mr.
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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU BECOME A ROOMMATE : The LeaseAs a general rule, all adults living in an apartment should be named on the lease and should be co-responsible for payment of rent and maintenance of the unit. This means that each of you is responsible for making sure the entire rent is paid each month and that other obligations under the lease (maintenance, payment for damages, etc.
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CAN MY CURRENT ROOMMATE JUST THROW ME OUT ? : QUESTION:I feel that I am being wrongly evicted from our apartment by another roommate who claims to be the only one on the lease. I'm pretty sure I signed it, too, but I can't remember.
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