Posts Tagged ‘budget’

As a renter, there are several top amenities that you have. But at the same time, landlords know about these must haves and they are willing to increase the rent based on the fact that they have them. So how can you get the home of your dreams without breaking your rental budget? Get into the mind of the landlord of...

Throughout the last few years, the interest rates on loans, including car and home, have been kept low by means of the efforts of the U.S. Federal Reserve. As the economy has begun to show signs of improvement, there have been discussions about when the Federal Reserve is going to take the bridle off and let the...

For many renters, location and budget are two critical factors in deciding on a home to rent. After all, we want to be close to our jobs, as well as the activities we enjoy in our down time. Yet, landlords also use apartment amenities of their property to sway potential renters. These renters may observe resort...

For many of us, when we are creating a limit to how much rent we can afford, rarely do we factor in the utilities to that amount. But utilities themselves can easily be an additional $200 or more a month, depending on what the landlord includes within the rent itself. Therefore, it is important to do your homework and...

For any renter, it can be hard to imagine that cookie cutter apartment reflecting your unique style or standing out from all the other units, especially when your budget is limited. However, there are ways to create a distinctive style without breaking the bank or the landlord’s guidelines. A few of the ways to give...

It is not an illusion that more of your paycheck is going to rent. Statistics show rents have increased approximately 15% between 2009 and 2014. Depending on where you live, the cost of renting may have amplified even more. Metropolitan areas have seen the sharpest gains. The tightening inventory and increased renter...

Is it possible that almost every rental in Manhattan is occupied? Yes, numbers don’t lie. According to a new market report, there is only 1.07 percent of rentals available in Manhattan, lowest in three years. That’s unbelievable! If demand for rentals and supply of rentals continue to increase at the same pace they...