15 Ways You Can Keep a Positive Relationship with Your Landlord (and Score Perks!)
Other than the fact that it’s just nice to be nice, having a positive landlord tenant relationship can be useful in all sorts of ways. If you want to keep a positive relationship with your landlord – and really, there’s no reason not to – make sure to follow these basic guidelines. Scott McGillivray is a real estate expert and host of HGTV Canada’s Income Property and Moving the McGillivrays.
Rental Roundup: Our Best Tips
There are so many benefits to renting over buying. Not being strapped down, making a phone call when something goes wrong (and getting it fixed on someone else’s dime!), and not sinking all of your money into continuous fixes and repairs, to name a few. The downside comes with the amount of customization you can get away with to really make your house a home. Fortunately, Apartment Therapy has some creative ideas.
Solutions for Renters: Bathrooms | Centsational Style
Hello hello, how are you? I thought I’d continue the Solutions for Renters series today and chat about the bathroom - a space that poses challenges equal to kitchens in rentals since most everything is fixed. The cabinets, the fixtures, the tile. Yep, you’re stuck with it. So how do you make the ...
10 DIY Ways to Rescue a Rental Living Room
Beige walls, bare windows—- all hallmarks of a rental apartment. Some things you have to live with, but that doesn’t mean your hands are completely tied. Here are ten DIY ways to make the best of your living space. 1. Faux wall paneling (image above) adds interest and texture. If your landlord doesn’t want you to paint, get the same effect with washi tape.
How To Keep Track of the Changes You Make to a Rental
Have you ever made small, temporary and reversible changes around your apartment to improve the look of your space, completely and fully intending to put everything back in its place when you move out? You’ll want to read this quick, surprisingly obvious but incredibly important guide to ensuring you can put everything back the way it was when you moved in when the time comes to move out.