Author Archives: STEM

Fall 2014-Best Practices and Tips for Renter

1.    Return your Information check-in sheet on time. The completed Information check-in sheet is due no later than 7 days from move in.  Completing and returning this form protects your security deposit.  If you do not return the form to … Continue reading

Move In/Out Tips

Move In Tips Change your address with your accounts…utilities, previous landlord, subscriptions, post office, etc. Schedule necessary appointments with cable television or satellite television, If unsure of services needed/included ask your landlord. Test everything.  Ensure all the appliances are in … Continue reading

Guide to Subleasing Your Apartment

You may need to sublet your apartment if you plan on moving before your current lease expires. Subleasing your place can be difficult and time consuming and it’s important to know how to sublet an apartment legally to avoid problems … Continue reading

7 Tips for Keeping Your Apartment Warm

A few pointers on staying warm in your college apartment, from a college renter. 1. Plastic over windows – An easy and inexpensive way to keep heat in your room rather than allowing it to escape through the windows, after … Continue reading

Subletting-Did you know!

Did you know if you sublet your apartment you will still be on the lease? Even though you will not be living in the apartment you will still be on the lease.  If your sublettor does not pay the rent … Continue reading