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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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How is a Mortgage Different From Rent?

How is a Mortgage Different From Rent?

How is a mortgage different from rent? While both refer to payments made to live somewhere, they are very different concepts. Once you understand the definitions, you’ll see why. A mortgage is a type of loan that’s used to purchase real property such as your house or...

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Do Landlords Need to Replace Carpets?

Do Landlords Need to Replace Carpets?

Before you make the decision to rent an apartment, you're probably wondering about whether the carpets should be replaced or not. This is an important question especially if the carpets look dated or soiled. In this guide, we'll take a look at whether landlords need...

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Are Carpets the Landlord’s Responsibility?

Are Carpets the Landlord’s Responsibility?

You are probably curious as to whether carpets are your (tenant) or landlord's responsibility. Fortunately, you've come to the right place. While the specifics can depend on your lease, generally speaking, the landlord is responsible for ensuring the carpets are in...

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