Posts Covering Renters

Tips for landlords: Beware of tenants who are identity thieves

Tips for landlords: how to avoid tenants who are identity thieves

The worst places to rent in America; is it time to buy a home?

If you need a bigger reason not to continue renting, new data just provided it. It seems not only are rents 2.8 percent higher than one year ago, but nearly 90 percent of America’s biggest cities have seen rent prices jump in the last month. A mere 2 percent experienced rent drops.

Tips for landlords: how to set your rent

Tips for landlords: how to set your monthly rent. The rent you can expect from your property depends on many factors, but generally runs between .8 and 1.1 percent of the home's market value.

Your state may let you deduct savings for down payments

Some states help with homeownership There is a small but growing number of states that are using their tax systems to encourage would-be homeowners to save for their down payments. Is yours one of those that allow you to make deductions? And how much help might you get? Read on to find out. Down payments […]

Rising rent crisis: Tenants struggle to keep up as costs skyrocket

Rising rents don't just make monthly existence hard for enters. They harm the economy for many of the rest of us.

Advice for renters: What happens when my roommate moves out (and I’m not on the lease)?

Advice for renters: what your rights are when your roommate leaves, and you're not on the lease.

My landlord’s in foreclosure: What are my rights?

If your landlord's in foreclosure, you have some rights. But to protect these rights, you need to know what they are.

2018 Conforming, FHA, & VA Loan Limits

Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county, as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)