9 Times to Hire a Lawyer Immediately

Sometimes, having a good lawyer in your corner really does make all the difference.

What Happens to Your Apartment When Your Landlord Gets the Boot

If your landlord is in foreclosure, keep a cool head. Here's what you can expect to happen to your rental.

You Got an Eviction Notice. Now What?

An eviction notice taped to the door is every renter's nightmare. Find out your options if the worst should happen.

8 Things You Should Never Hide From Your Landlord

Renting a place to live? After you sign that lease, you'll need to provide full disclosure on certain things.

6 Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Property Manager

Property managers can help you profit from rental property. Before you sign up, make sure you know what you're getting for their share of the profit.

The Easy Way to Sublet Your Apartment

You need to break a lease, but you don't want to pay for it. Why not try subletting your pad?

10 Surprising Ways Real Estate Cuts Your Taxes

Owning real estate is considered a great investment. Even sweeter? All the tax breaks that come along with it.

5 Things You Need to Know When Renting-to-Own a Home

Rent-to-own can be a lifeline for those with poor credit. Before snagging the keys to your soon-to-be dream home, brush up on what you need to know.

8 Moves to Make If You Need to Break Your Lease

No one ever thinks they'll need to break their lease — but things happen. Avoid legal — and financial — pitfalls by handling it smartly.

10 Questions Landlords Can't Ask

It's hard enough finding a place to rent in a tough market without having to answer a bunch of probing questions. Happily, you don't have to.

7 Smart Ways to Get Your Apartment Deposit Back

A security deposit is a big chunk of change. These cheap and easy clean-up tips will help you re-pocket that cash.

The 9 Most Important Lessons I Learned About Money When I Became a Landlord

If you want to be a landlord, you'd better brush up on some important money lessons first.

The 11 Best Websites for Renting Your Extra Space

Turn to the Internet for fast, simple, and safe ways to get your rental property in front of the right audience.

7 Ways to Rent An Apartment With Bad Credit

Bad or low credit makes everything hard — even renting an apartment. Here's how you can still find a place when your credit is weak.

Self-Employed? Here's How to Get Your Apartment Application Approved

Being self-employed has its perks — and its challenges. Finding a new apartment can be tricky, but it's not impossible if you can sell your story.