Your guide to apartment hunting and apartment living

Four Absolute Must-Do’s Before Signing a Lease

Apartment-hunting can be equal parts thrilling and frustrating, especially for first-time renters. While the prospect of finding the perfect apartment can be a headache, heading from complex to complex with no end in sight, the relief of finding the right fit makes the whole experience seem worth it. However, there are some absolute must-do’s for any renter prior to signing a lease, no... [Continue Reading]

Revealed: What season is best to sell your home

Recent research concludes that the optimum time to put your house up for sale is at the beginning of Autumn (early September). We have provided a number of the factors that cause this increase:- Catchment areas for local schools. The climate Increased buyer activity Moving in time for Christmas. Recent trends released by google suggest that at the beginning of November up to the... [Continue Reading]

The Secret to Moving with Pets

Anyone who owns a beloved pet would never dream of relocating without their furbabies. Whether seeking an apartment that is pet friendly or a home in a pet friendly neighbourhood, there are some secrets to finding suitable housing if you own one or more pets. Royalty free photo Pet Friendly Isn’t Always as Friendly as You Think! So, you’ve run across and advertisement that... [Continue Reading]

Can I Sue my Landlord for Bed Bugs in my Apartment?

Bed bugs are every tenant's nightmare. They are disgusting, hard to get rid of and are extremely uncomfortable, even dangerous from a medical standpoint. Having them is an absolute ordeal, but if you are renting your apartment, and your landlord is liable, you can sue for damages. Before filing a lawsuit, though, you need to determine whether the landlord is truly responsible for the bed bug... [Continue Reading]

Things to Consider Before Moving to China

As a country with 5000 years of history, a thriving economy and a promising future, China is a country many people have been considering moving to. However, before you make the decision of moving to China, there are a number of things you should consider. First, you should realize that most people in China speak Mandarin (or Putonghua) and English is not a popular language there. Therefore,... [Continue Reading]

Property Sales Increase in Mumbai!

Mumbai is the quintessential hub of property business. The city is the financial capital of India and is emerging as a major property destination in the year 2015. This is happening after the policy changes by the current government which is focussed on the commercial development in many parts of the city. As a result of the new tax norms, purchasing properties in certain areas of Mumbai can... [Continue Reading]

Home Buyers’ Most Common Regrets

Buying a home is a very drastic and live-changing decision. No one can deny that any home buyer will feel a lot of pressure when making such a big decision. Buying a home is such a huge decision to make because people will have to live with that decision every day. Needless to say, not everyone is always happy with the choice they made for their home purchase. The pressure can add up... [Continue Reading]

The Pros and Cons of Living in an Apartment

Apartment living is a common stage that many people go through in their lifetime. Some people will only experience it for a couple years, others will spend a majority of their lives living in apartments. Either way, there is good and bad to every living situation. There are a lot of reasons why people love living in apartments, but also reasons why they cannot wait to move out. For anyone... [Continue Reading]

6 Tips to Help Make Apartment Living more Bearable

Many people have to make the decision to live in an apartment at least once in their lifetime. Even living in an apartment might be an ideal choice for many people, there are a lot of people who find apartment living uncomfortable and annoying. Even though there are some common issues people face with apartments, there are a lot of ways to work around these issues and create a space that... [Continue Reading]