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How to Get Your Rental Deposit Back How to Get Your Rental Deposit Back

By Malcolm Rivers

Getting your deposit back can be tough, irritating, and tiresome. What follows are some tips for getting it back from your landlords. Keep reading and avoid small claims court!

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Renting in an Apartment Community: An Interview with Emily Powers of GrandVille at Greenwich Renting in an Apartment Community: An Interview with Emily Powers of GrandVille at Greenwich

By Emily Powers

A full-service apartment is more than a place to live, it's an entire community. Here's what you can find in a community-oriented complex.

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Duck the Scams: Avoiding Rental Fraud and Manipulation Duck the Scams: Avoiding Rental Fraud and Manipulation

By Malcolm Rivers

We've all come across the eye-popping, too-good-to-be-true rental opportunity in the classifieds. These tips should help you avoid the fraud and larceny than can accompany the pursuit of the best rental agreements on the market.

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How to Break Your Lease How to Break Your Lease

By Karen Godfrey

Breaking an apartment lease contract is not easy. Careful consideration needs to be applied when you are in the market for an apartment. Inside, we review some of the options you have if you need to move under a lease contract.

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Types of Tenancy in Rhode Island Types of Tenancy in Rhode Island

By Karen Godfrey

If you are in the process of renting, or considering renting your Rhode Island home in the future, there are a few different types of tenancy that you may want to consider. Inside, we review these classifications and the legal obligations that come with them.

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Getting Stains out of your Walls Getting Stains out of your Walls

By Ben Levy

Stains are things that you would always want to keep away from your newly painted walls. But things are always not in your control. More often than not your kids are the culprits behind it, but even you may unknowingly end up putting a stain on the wall. Here is what you need to do to get it off your wall.

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Can I Rent a Home if I Have a Low Credit Score Can I Rent a Home if I Have a Low Credit Score

Can you rent with a low credit score? Yes, you can - and here's how.

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Advantages of Renting Advantages of Renting

When it makes sense to rent: Conventional wisdom says that buying a home is always better than renting. There are many people who say that renting is really just paying for someone else's mortgage. However, there are definitely situations where renting a home is the smart choice.

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Subletting Basics Subletting Basics

How to make subletting easy and hassle free

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What is Tenant Insurance What is Tenant Insurance

By Lizzy Roberts

Tenant insurance is insurance that will cover your personal belongings in your home. The landlord will have the physical property insured, but it is up to you to make sure that everything within is protected.

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