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The renters' initiative

Now that the initiative drafted by the Alameda Renters’ Coalition has qualified for the November ballot, how should one evaluate the merits of the proposed Charter amendment? 1,817 more words


Renters: You're paying more for less space

If you feel like the walls are closing in on you, you might be right. New apartments hitting the rental market in 2016 are 8% smaller than they were 10 years ago, according to… 120 more words

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The Benefits and Downsides of Buying a Home vs. Renting a House

No one can say that buying a home is just a piece of cake. Upfront costs associated with buying one is not just sum of money you can have in a matter of time.  636 more words

How To Market Your Home

With the growing demand for houses and apartments, the real estate market has become very competitive. With competition comes the need to strategically market your home in order to make it appealing to potential buyers. 352 more words

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A Not-So Fitnessy Friday


It’s been a full ten days since my last post here on the blog, and honestly everything screeched to a halt in my life about a week and a half ago. 565 more words


Home Sweet Home: New DC Digs Raise the Bar

A few days ago I moved out of an 850-square apartment into a 1250-foot one. I was paying $1,000 a month for that 850-square apartment (utilities included) with a roommate. 1,267 more words


10 Best Tips for Documenting Posessions for Renters Insurance

Renters have a lot of stuff, but they seem to not know exactly how much for insurance purposes.

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners notes that 59 percent of consumers have not made a list or inventory of their prized possessions and valuables. 822 more words

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