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A 15-Story Georgia Apartment Building Has Kicked Out All Of Its Tenants

Dozens of Atlanta, Ga. tenants were in for a rude awakening last week when police officials showed up at their apartment building to herd them off the property.  Turns out the lights were cut off in...

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Landlords Really Do Check This Tenant Blacklist

Remember that "Seinfeld" episode where Elaine can't escape a medical record that describes her as "difficult"? As you may or may not have heard, there's a real estate equivalent to that type of...

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Stop Driving Your Super Crazy With These 8 Stupid Moves

Just as everyone loves a good super, supers love good residents. Recently, we talked to a much-beloved super in an Upper West Side rental building. He appreciates the tenants' gratitude, sure, but...

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The Rental Market Is Facing Two Significant Hurdles Right Now

As rent prices keep rising, it's getting increasingly difficult for big city dwellers to maintain a good standard of living. Turning foreclosed homes into rental spaces is one option, writes Slate's...

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Here's Why It Pays To Treat Your Apartment Hunt Like A Competitive Sport

It’s no secret that apartment hunting in NYC is an incredibly competitive and fast-paced process, with rentals rarely hitting the market more than a month in advance of their occupancy date....

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How To Tell If Your Landlord's Sizing You Up For Higher Rent

A Phoenix, Az. landlord shelled out $15,000 to settle claims he discriminated openly against families with children. In the land of renter's rights, that's a big no-no, right up there with turning...

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Score Your Dream Apartment Even With A Crappy Credit Score

Renting an apartment with bad credit may not be easy. Many large apartment complexes owned by corporations now require credit checks and will refuse applicants who do not meet their standards. Even if...

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RentHackr Bypasses Landlords And Brokers To Show The Real Price Of NYC...

A new app could make apartment hunting in the Big Apple a lot less hellish.  RentHackr uses crowd sourcing to bypass landlords and brokers to show exactly what tenants are paying for any given pad....

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There's Only One Way Your Landlord Can Kick You Out

Q. I rent a top-floor apartment in a three-family home, and my landlord is going to replace the roof. He says I will have to vacate the apartment and take all of my belongings while the roof is being...

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New Jersey Couple Is Suing Their Landlord For Renting A Haunted House

Josue Chinchilla and his fiancee Michele Callan are suing their landlord for their $2,250 deposit, claiming their Toms River home is haunted and that it's forcing them to move out, Ashbury Park Press...

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The Involuntary Landlord's Survival Manual

A spotty housing market has turned some would-be home sellers into temporary landlords because they can't unload their house as quickly as they need to or at the price they want. The demands of...

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There's A Smarter Way To Pay The Landlord Than Mailing Checks

Paying $20 to $40 for a box of checks seems ridiculous in the era of peer-to-peer payments. And it pretty much is considering there are smarter ways to pay your landlord, even if he can't tell the...

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This Is The Best Way To Negotiate Your Rent

As many potential buyers continue to shelve their purchase plans and opt to rent instead, vacancies are low, and rents, which take a big bite out of your household income, are high — up 5.8% in the...

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Is It Ever OK To Rent To A Trust Funder?

Q. A potential renter for an investment property I own presented an application listing liquid assets that exceed $1 million, held in the name of a trust. I'm troubled that the assets are not in her...

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Here's How The Pros Get In Their Landlord's Good Graces

So you’ve found the perfect apartment – great! Now what? As vacancy rates continue to drop and the rental application process becomes even more competitive, the stakes are higher than ever. Here are...

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Don't Let The Challenging Market Scare You From Renting Your First Apartment

This year's graduates may be entering a slightly better job market than their 2010 or 2011 counterparts, but many will face a tighter rental market. As buying property loses its allure for some,...

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NYC Landlord Shares 8 Reasons Why He Turns People Away

Want to know what turns landlords off and push the reject button on renters? Well, so do we, so we decided to ask one. A friend referred us to Brooklyn landlord Chris Athineos. His family has owned...

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This Iraq War Vet Is Suing A Landlord For Denying Him An Apartment

The trouble began when Sgt. Joel Morgan was turned away from an apartment by an anti-war landlord who allegedly argued his service and her beliefs presented a "conflict of interest."  Now Morgan, a...

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Everything You Need To Know To Win Over Landlords In NYC

It's rental high season here in the city, which means that landlords have the upper hand.  So, this week's SurvivalList focuses on all things landlord, including 8 things no landlord will never tell...

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I Just Inherited A Building In New York: How Can I Get More Money Out Of It?

Q. Last year I inherited a five unit walk-up building on the Upper East Side after my mom passed away.  The apartments are all market rent and most of the renters have been there for less than a year...

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