Finding a place to rent during the pandemic—on top of inflation—is no easy feat. So what makes it even harder? Finding a place to rent with pets. The United States is being hit with record-breaking rent prices. To make matters worse, landlords are less flexible with allowing pets in addition to charging outrageous monthly pet-rent fees. This begs the question: WHY is it so … [Read more...] about Why is it So Hard to Rent with Pets?￼
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If you’re renting an apartment and have recently reported a maintenance issue, you might be concerned that you’re about to get into trouble with your landlord if you have undisclosed pets. While you may have only recently welcomed a kitten, hamster, or small dog into your apartment, the idea of being kicked out by your landlord for concealing a pet is pretty intense. The … [Read more...] about Does Maintenance Report Pets in Apartments?
Animals are our best friends. They comfort us and offer up companionship during our busy lives. However, the rental market offers up frustrating conundrums on renting with pets. It can be frustrating trying to find a home as a pet owner, but more and more renters are discovering loopholes to get themselves and their four-legged companions the rented abode of their dreams. In … [Read more...] about How to Get Around Pet Restrictions When Renting
So you're ready to add a furry companion to your life, but wait, does your landlord allow pets? Whether you're in your perfect place already, or are searching for a new apartment, there are some strategies you can use to convince your landlord to allow pets. So, how do you convince your landlord to allow pets? Establish a good relationship with the landlord (or building … [Read more...] about How to Convince a Landlord to Allow Pets
If you've ever been searching for a new apartment or home to rent and it seemed as if every promising rental you looked at didn't allow pets, you're not alone. It's hard enough to find an affordable rental these days, let alone one that also allows pets. So, can a landlord say “no” to pets? Landlords have the right to include a “no pet” clause in a lease agreement. They can … [Read more...] about Can a Landlord Say No to Pets?