Apartment Reviews: How to Read Between the Lines to Find a Great Place to Live

When renters begin the search for an apartment rental, the internet is typically the first place they turn. Few individuals are willing to sign a lease without researching the building, management company, or landlord—and with good reason. However, it is all too easy to be overwhelmed by the volume of reviews on the internet, making … Continued

Credit Scores and Apartments: What You Need to Know

580. 670. 740. 800. These little three-digit numbers, known as credit scores, can have an enormous impact on your life. When you apply for a credit card or loan, your credit score is a major factor in determining whether or not your application will be approved by a credit card company or bank. The higher … Continued

Newly Married? Top Tips for Apartment Hunting

With the rush and excitement of planning a wedding and honeymoon, it is all too easy to let one of the most important elements of married life fall by the wayside: the apartment search. For some couples, their wedding day marks the first time they will live together. For others, they may want to upgrade … Continued

How Virtual Tours Can Help Find Your Next Apartment

Say you’re about to visit an apartment high-rise or a multifamily complex for the first time. What will you be looking for? In the living space, you’ll check out the floor plan. You may take a close look at the flooring, fixtures, and finishes as well. Common-area amenities may attract your attention too. With virtual … Continued

How to Recognize and Avoid Apartment Rental Scams

When embarking on the apartment hunt, it can be all too easy to get caught up in the excitement and rush of locking in a rental as quickly as possible. But on websites such as Craigslist and others that are not heavily monitored, scammers can easily set up fake rental listings that appear legitimate in … Continued

How to Better Streamline the Leasing Process

Technology utilization in the apartment rental industry is increasing each year, but it is still lagging behind other industries. Fortunately, we are seeing more and more companies begin to adopt tech solutions that streamline the process for renters, real estate developers, and property managers alike. Here are 10 recent tech concepts that are making waves … Continued

5 Simple Tips for Finding the Perfect Pet-Friendly Apartment

Most American households have at least one pet—that’s about 85 million families, or roughly 67 percent of the population. Despite making up the majority of the country, pet owners often have difficulty finding pet-friendly rentals.  Although the majority of pet owners are responsible and conscientious, many landlords and property owners have strict “no pets allowed” policies … Continued