Whether you’re moving into your first apartment or upgrading to a bigger one, furnishing an apartment on a budget can be challenging. It would take years to furnish an apartment if you bought everything new.
Lately, I’ve been asking the questions about what it means to be “home.” What is that sense of home we all long for? I can confidently say that it’s more than just the place where you lay your head at night.
I wrote this entire guide to renting with my readers in mind. I wanted to create the most up-to-date, comprehensive guide to renting on the internet. I have lived in a lot of different rentals in my adult life. I got tired of little things that make renting and moving so stressful. To be honest, my first 5-6 moves were all disorganized messes that were harder than they needed to be. My goal in writing this was to create a framework for renting that would serve more as a pain-free checklist that helps you get from A to B without the unnecessary problems.
There comes a point in life where people have to decide between renting and buying. A decision about housing usually holds significant weight. If you came to this article expecting a clear-cut answer, then you’re here for the wrong reason. This article is going to unpack some of the questions that need to be asked while you’re going through the process.
When you move into a new rental property, it’s important to do a walkthrough with your landlord before you move anything. Sometimes your new landlord will schedule a move-in inspection with you, sometimes they will just tell you to do it on your own. Either way, your inspection will be the baseline for how the property is judged when you eventually move out. This rental inspection checklist will help you get an idea of how to inspect your new home before you move in.