How Much Space Does Your Family Need?

How Much Space Does Your Family Need?

The square footage in homes has just about doubled in the last 60 years. Yet, the average family size has gone down. When a person is in the market for a new home, they need to consider how much space they really need. This can be done by reviewing their lifestyle,...
Rental Laws to be Aware Of

Rental Laws to be Aware Of

Leasing or renting an apartment is essentially a legal transaction, but that doesn’t mean every property owner obeys every law. By familiarizing yourself with some common laws, you’ll be better prepared to protect your rights. This can make a big...
Lease Red Flags

Lease Red Flags

Searching for a new apartment can be a frustrating experience and may be even more exhausting than the homebuying process. In addition to looking for an apartment in the right neighborhood and featuring the necessary amenities, you also have to pay attention to the...
Lessons From HOA Horror Stories

Lessons From HOA Horror Stories

There are countless tales of homeowners’ associations taking a draconian stance on policy enforcement, here are just a few highlights of their enforcement at work. A Californian HOA established demanded residents keep their garage doors open from 8 in the...
What Is Renting Like In Tokyo?

What Is Renting Like In Tokyo?

As cultures, time zones, languages and cuisines shift, it should only be expected that the processes for renting housing will also change. Except for the ranging prices for better locations and scenery, the renting system in Japan is vastly different from that of the...