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Building a Bar In Your RentalBuilding a Bar In Your Rental
Building a Bar In Your Rental

2022 created a “new normal” and people have headed back to the office and their favorite hangouts (if those companies survived economically). But some homebodies and hosts have found themselves growing even more comfortable with their DIY home decor, including building their own bars.

Dec 9, 2022 Amenities
Note from the Editor: Vol. 5RNote from the Editor: Vol. 5R
Note from the Editor: Vol. 5R

In Go4Rent’s rental magazine, I still try to take an unbiased approach. As a condo owner now, I’ve learned the woes of landlords that I just didn’t know as a tenant. One of the most common miscommunications between the two is the terms of the lease. When a lease isn’t properly written, that leaves too much room for error.

Dec 9, 2022 Note from the Editor
9 Reasons Renters Insurance Is a Necessity9 Reasons Renters Insurance Is a Necessity
9 Reasons Renters Insurance Is a Necessity

A past report from the Insurance Information Institute confirms only 36% of renters had renters insurance. This leaves renters scrambling after an unfortunate accident. Here are nine reasons that renters need to fix this immediately.

Dec 9, 2022 Tenants' Rights
3 Ways Evicted Renters Can Secure a New Lease3 Ways Evicted Renters Can Secure a New Lease
3 Ways Evicted Renters Can Secure a New Lease

Fresh off of pandemic-induced eviction moratoriums, many landlords have raised their standards for tenants. In a survey by The Urban Institute, 39% of landlords reported being more stringent on screening criteria. The survey also reported that landlords are most concerned about previous evictions.

Dec 9, 2022 Tenants' Rights
10 Questions Tenants Should Always Ask Before Moving In10 Questions Tenants Should Always Ask Before Moving In
10 Questions Tenants Should Always Ask Before Moving In

When tenants are looking for a new home, it is not always as simple as signing a lease, paying a deposit and scheduling movers. During their search for a rental, renters should prioritize the lease and the landlord, in addition to the home’s actual features. Asking the right questions can help avoid a miscommunication before it can start. Here are 10 questions tenants should always ask before moving into a new rental home.

Dec 9, 2022 Tenants' Rights
8 Tips to Help Improve Credit Scores8 Tips to Help Improve Credit Scores
8 Tips to Help Improve Credit Scores

Credit scores are a critical component in any rental application. Before agreeing to rent a home, landlords will request a credit check on prospective tenants to help determine how likely they are to pay the rent. Here are eight tips renters can use to help improve their credit scores in advance of submitting a rental application.

Dec 9, 2022 Latest Issue
Navigating Mid-Year Landlord Lease Changes?Navigating Mid-Year Landlord Lease Changes?
Navigating Mid-Year Landlord Lease Changes?

Mistakes happen. But what happens when that mistake requires a landlord to need to change the tenant’s lease after she’s already moved in? The response to mid-year lease changes can vary—a win-lose or lose-lose situation for the tenant or the landlord, or a win-win and a happy medium for both parties.

Dec 9, 2022 Tenants' Rights
Exclusively Yours: Realtor Contract Pros and ConsExclusively Yours: Realtor Contract Pros and Cons
Exclusively Yours: Realtor Contract Pros and Cons

This signed contract formalizes the professional relationship and outlines the terms of their agreement. But is it a good idea for renters to sign on the dotted line? Yes and no. Here’s why.

Nov 2, 2022 Tenants' Rights
Note from the Editor: Vol. 4RNote from the Editor: Vol. 4R
Note from the Editor: Vol. 4R

Go4Rent Magazine's Editor-in-Chief welcomes new readers to the fourth edition of Go4Rent Magazine Renter Edition.

Nov 2, 2022 Note from the Editor
Eight Items To Look For During a Rental Walk-throughEight Items To Look For During a Rental Walk-through
Eight Items To Look For During a Rental Walk-through

Here are eight frequently overlooked housing details that tenants should look for more often when they reach that residence.

Nov 2, 2022 Repairs and Upgrades
Five Ways to Upgrade a Bathroom for Under $500Five Ways to Upgrade a Bathroom for Under $500
Five Ways to Upgrade a Bathroom for Under $500

Here are five ways to upgrade a bathroom for under $500.

Nov 2, 2022 Repairs and Upgrades
Five Ways to Temporarily Redesign a RentalFive Ways to Temporarily Redesign a Rental
Five Ways to Temporarily Redesign a Rental

For tenants who want to temporarily redesign their rentals, there are several ways to upgrade a home without violating a lease agreement.

Nov 2, 2022 Repairs and Upgrades