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America’s Hottest Rental Markets at the Start of 2024: Miami Holds Leading Spot Amid Rising Competition in the Midwest

Key takeaways: The national competitivity score stands at 73.4 out of 100 in early 2024, with vacant apartments finding occupants within 41 days, on average. Miami kicks off the year as the hottest rental market in the U.S., with its…

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Top Renting Sweet Spots in the U.S.: Where Your Income Goes the Furthest

Renters can get the most out of their income in Silicon Valley’s Sunnyvale, where the highest median wages in the nation make it…

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Beyond the Classroom: 2024’s Top College Towns Where Good Life Meets Academia

Bozeman, MT, home of Montana State University, ranks first in our list of best college towns in the U.S.  Western college towns lead this year…

January Rental Activity Report: Minneapolis Leads as the Most Sought-After City, West Rivals Midwest for Top Spots

Minneapolis stays in the lead as the most sought-after city by renters at the start of 2024. The West overtakes the Midwest as…

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See How Much Apartment Space You Can Get for $1,700 in Chicago

With the average monthly rent circling around the $1,700 mark, prospective renters are understandably eager to find ways to maximize their living space…

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Luxury 101: How Apartment Concierge Services Can Enhance Your Experience as a Renter

In today’s fast-paced world, the concept of concierge services has transitioned from the plush lobbies of upscale hotels straight to high-end apartments, bringing…

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See How Much Apartment Space You Can Secure for $1,700 in Baltimore

In the quest for the perfect apartment, a rental that offers that desirable balance between comfort and budget can seem as real as…

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How Much Apartment Space Can You Rent for $1,700 in Columbus?

Looking for the best rental means balancing what you can afford and getting enough space to live comfortably. Across the country, renters pay about $1,700…

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Experience Arizona: Best Things to Do in Scottsdale

Planning a move to Scottsdale, AZ? Or maybe you just rented an apartment in the city and you’re curious about the lifestyle of…

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Top 5 Most Affordable Neighborhoods in Philadelphia

Looking for an affordable yet vibrant city in the Northeast to rent in? Maybe a place with charming, century-old brick structures and delightful…

The 5 Best Neighborhoods for Short-Term Renting in Raleigh

Looking for a place with historic neighborhoods, world-class museums and plenty of green spaces to enjoy on the weekend? If so, then look…

The 5 Best Neighborhoods for Short-Term Renting in Portland, OR

The City of Roses has a lot to offer from its beautiful public gardens and green spaces to quirky food establishments to its…

The 5 Best Neighborhoods for Short-Term Renting in Sacramento

If you’re a health-conscious renter looking for a new city to move to, Sacramento, CA is the place for you. The Farm-to-Fork capital…

The 6 Best Neighborhoods for Short-Term Renting in Cincinnati

A haven for foodies and beer aficionados alike, Cincinnati is the city that really has it all. From beautiful historical architecture to gorgeous,…

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What Are Apartment Utilities & How Much Will They Cost Me?

This article was updated in July 2023. What Is the Average Electric Bill? Tips for Saving Money on Your Electricity Bill What Is…

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A Step by Step Guide Through the Rental Application Process

You’ve taken the first steps to renting an apartment: You’ve looked at apartments online, scored walkthroughs in and around the city and finally…

Mission Impossible: Where in the U.S. Can You Rent for $500?

Renting in some of the country’s top cities usually comes with a hefty price tag. But, if you’re not set on moving to…

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Moving Soon? Here’s What You Need to Know about Changing Your Address

Are you heading to a new apartment? If so, we know that moving out of one apartment and into a new one can…

The Nitty-Gritty of Paying the Fair Amount – Prorated Rent Explained

Article updated July 2021 After days, weeks, or even months of searching, you’ve finally found an apartment or housing rental that fits your…

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Breed Restrictions: What Should You Know When Renting with Pets?

Pets are family and your four-legged buddies are a big factor in major decisions, including renting an apartment. The entire process of searching…