Homes & Real Estate / Renting and Leasing

  • 2 Simple Websites To Shop Online for Insurance

      

    If you're a Millennial, chances are you're not keen on buying life insurance through the traditional channels. But that doesn't mean you don't need coverage, particularly when...

  • Request for Repairs to Rental Property

      

    Date: ________________   To whom it may concern: We are distressed that you have not responded to several requests to make repairs on our apartment. Briefly describe the nature of...

  • How To Get the Best Deals on Rent

      

    2015 looks set to be the year of low rent if you're willing to accept the shopping challenge! Here are some tips to get you started. The price of rent is going down Apartment complexes are being...

  • Becoming a Landlord: How To Find a Good Tenant

      

    The key rule in real estate is obviously “location, location, location.” We  have all heard that before. If becoming a landlord is in your future, you’ll want to follow ...

  • The $15 Insurance Policy All Renters Need

      

    More than 1 in 3 of Americans now rent a home instead of owning, according to the National Multifamily Housing Council. That makes renters insurance a necessity, though I often have trouble...

  • Rent payment can now help (or hurt) your credit score

      

    Renters who pay their rent on time every month may soon find their credit scores getting a nice boost. But one of the credit bureaus isn't playing nice with renters on this new effort...

  • Timely Rent Payments Will Be Factored Into Your Credit Score

      

    Renters who pay their rent on time each and every month may soon find their credit scores getting a nice boost. If you are a homebuyer and you have a mortgage, that mortgage is reported to the...

  • Real estate projections for 2014

      

    Will 2014 be a buyers' or a sellers' market ? And what if you're a renter? Clark has the latest scoop from the real estate industry.

  • Tips for first-time homebuyers

      

    For many people, right now is the most ideal time that may come along in your lifetime to be a first-time homebuyer. There are two reasons: Cheap home prices and incredible mortgage interest...

  • Negotiate a lower rent

      

    Rents are coming down after a long run up. It's time to negotiate. Clark explains.

  • Rental rates are about to ease up

      

    Clark explains why home renters will soon be finding more money in their pockets every month.

  • Micro-housing lets you cut housing costs in half

      

    For people just starting out in life, it's becoming more difficult to afford a place to live. Bunking up with several roommates is becoming more common around the country. Some time ago, I talked...

  • Real estate investing in a post-bubble market

      

    When most others are afraid to act...economics show that's when you should seize the opportunity. Clark discusses the "get rich slow" tack of real estate investing.

  • Secondhand smoke battle: Indoor smoking bans?

      

    Smokers' rights are disappearing fast. Now some want to ban smoking inside one's very own home. Check out this story: The Orange County Register reports that a jury trial in California...

  • This is the time to buy a home

      

    Clark usually shies away from market timing, but he's making an exception. There's never been a better time to buy a home. Here's why.