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10 Clear Warning Signs of a Bad Apartment Complex

10 Clear Warning Signs of a Bad Apartment Complex

When you're looking for a new apartment complex, how do you know what clear signs of problems to look out for? What exactly makes a bad apartment complex? Take a look at these red flags to know if the apartment complex you are looking at is likely a bad choice. 1....

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What Time Should You Be Quiet in an Apartment?

What Time Should You Be Quiet in an Apartment?

Renting an apartment and want to know more about quiet times? What time(s) should you be quiet in an apartment? Let's take a look! Apartment Quiet Time Guidelines Typically, quiet time(s) in apartments are expected from 10 pm to 8am on weekdays and 11pm to 9 am on...

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Are Apartments on Higher Floors More Expensive?

Are Apartments on Higher Floors More Expensive?

If you're on the lookout for a new apartment, you are probably wondering about the cost of apartments on higher floors versus lower floors. So, are apartments on higher floors more expensive? The short answer is yes, generally higher floors are more expensive in...

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Do I get an Invoice For Apartment Rent?

Do I get an Invoice For Apartment Rent?

If you rent an apartment, you are probably wondering whether you will receive an invoice or bill each month prompting you to pay. However, in the United States, it is not customary for apartments to send invoices to renters. It is the renter’s job to know that rent is...

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Do Apartments Give Receipts?

Do Apartments Give Receipts?

While not common, if specifically requested, it shouldn’t be a problem to get a receipt for your apartment rent. More often than not, the only document you tend to get from your landlord or property manager is a lease agreement. How can you Get a Payment Confirmation...

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Am I allowed to rent a room in my apartment?

Am I allowed to rent a room in my apartment?

So you moved into a new apartment and are looking to rent out an extra room to make a little money? Unfortunately, this is likely not possible as most leases from a professional property management company contain a "no sublease" clause. Keep reading below to learn...

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6 Disadvantages of Renting From Private Landlord

6 Disadvantages of Renting From Private Landlord

Are you looking to rent from a private individual landlord? While there might be some advantages to renting from a private landlord, such as potentially a more personal relationship , one should also understand the potential disadvantages, including maintenance...

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Top 20 Short Trips to Small Towns From Philadelphia

Top 20 Short Trips to Small Towns From Philadelphia

Planning on taking a short day trip from Philadelphia for a quick getaway or just to enjoy some time away from the city? Everyone needs a break once in a while, so take a look at this guide to help you choose between 20 amazing day trips to quaint towns near and...

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Is Rent Expensive in Philadelphia?

Is Rent Expensive in Philadelphia?

Rent in Philadelphia is surprisingly reasonable compared to other large major metropolitan cities like New York, Boston, Los Angeles, and Washington D.C. In fact, New York City is more than twice as expensive as Philadelphia. Average rent for 1 bedroom in Philadelphia...

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Is Rent Considered Mortgage?

Is Rent Considered Mortgage?

No, rent is not the same as a mortgage. The main difference between rent and a mortgage is that a mortgage is a loan used to purchase a house or other real estate, while rent is what you pay to occupy an apartment or home for a specific period of time. While rent and...

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