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Rents Still Skyrocketing

Zillow recently revealed that the 43 million renter households in the US spent $535 billion on rent in 2015. Aggregate numbers like these often make it difficult to truly assess a situation. 110 more words


Not Delivered As Promised, A New Construction Nightmare – Local Records Office

Local Records Office Olympia, WA: Several months ago, my husband and I signed a contract for an Olympia, WA condo that was under construction. A few weeks ago we visited the apartment for the first time. 770 more words

Template Letter(s) Link (BC Tenants)

Good day,

Below is a link to a website that I came across. I believe that it has some handy templates for BC Tenants. It seemed to me to be interesting and hopefully will be useful. 45 more words


How to Respond to an Eviction Notice

Receiving an eviction notice is frightening. It can leave you feeling helpless and uncertain about your family’s future.
But getting an eviction notice should not send you into a blind panic. 526 more words


Real estate Q&A: Renter duped in foreclosure scam

Q: Three months ago, we rented a house that was listed by a real estate agent. We were told the owner lived abroad. After negotiations between our agent and the listing agent, we filled out a detailed application, paid first and last month’s rent (plus a security deposit) and moved in and are still current on the rent. 39 more words

Renter's Solutions: 5 Easy & Reversible Ways to Make Your Bathroom Stand Out | Apartment Therapy

If yesterday’s post about ways to make your bathroom stand out made you sad because you’re renting and you think that means you can’t have a really awesome bathroom, despair no more. 89 more words

The Truth in First Time Home Buying

Scared Stiff to make your first home purchase? It’s probably easier than you’d think.

The Takeaways:

  • A 20% down payment on a home is not a hard-set rule…
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