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Relocating to Fresno, CA? Check Out Our Renter’s Guide

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2020
  California   Community   Roommate Finder     Matt Angerer

Do you want to relocate to a city with lots of things to do while still offering a low cost of living? Fresno, California, is the perfect spot. With cheap rent, delicious restaurants, fun bars, and an amazing art scene, it’s hard to beat Fresno. The question is: Where should you live?

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How to Find an Apartment to Rent in "The Capital of Silicon Valley"

  • Thursday, February 27, 2020
  Community   Roommate Finder     Matt Angerer

With the nickname “The Capital of Silicon Valley,” it’s no secret that San Jose, California, is a popular place to live. The city is full of sprawling tech campuses and high rises, but San Jose isn’t all work and no play. San Jose also provides residents with approximately 300 days of sunshine each year, easy access to the Santa Cruz Mountains, and ample activities to enjoy.

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Senior House Sharing: A Guide to Helping Boomer Aged Women Find a Roommate

  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020
  Community   Senior Citizens   Roommate Finder   Renter   Boomers   renter-newsletter     Ashley Orlowski

House-sharing is not only for the young. It’s not only for college students or recent grads looking to save money on rent. House-sharing is booming worldwide and now more than ever, boomer aged women are taking advantage of the house-sharing trend.

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A Renter's Guide to St. Petersburg, Florida

  • Friday, February 21, 2020
  Florida   Tampa   Community   Renter Guides   Renter   St. Petersburg     Ashley Orlowski

Whether you’re new to the state of Florida or just new to St. Petersburg, making the decision to move to St. Petersburg, Florida is an excellent decision for many reasons. Check out this guide for everything you need to know about renting in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Renting in Sacramento, CA – What You Need to Know

  • Thursday, February 20, 2020
  Community     Matt Angerer

California has so many fantastic cities, but Sacramento stands out as one of the best places to live. With gorgeous tree-lined streets, ample rivers, a hot food and drink scene, and lots to do, renters from across the country pack up and head to Sacramento. If you’re one of the many, you’re facing a small problem. You know you want to move to Sacramento, but you aren’t sure which neighborhood to choose.

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Moving to San Diego? Follow Our Guide to Finding a Place to Rent.

  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
  California   Community   Roommate Finder     Matt Angerer

With more than 1.4 million residents, it’s no secret that people love living in San Diego. The population grows by the year, with more and more people joining the ranks. People appreciate the diversity and the countless job opportunities in San Diego, as well as the fun activities and attractions. Plus, the foodie scene is full of delicious offerings.

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5 Tips for Keeping Healthy Roommate Relationships

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2020
  Roommate Finder   Renter Guides   Tips   Community     Ashley Orlowski

There are countless benefits of living with a roommate. Less financial responsibility, shared living space responsibility, and it just feels comforting that you can rely on another person to care for your home because it means just as much to them. But, what if it doesn't? What if you've drawn the unlucky roommate card and you're unhappy with your roommate situation?

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Is Your Rental Home in an HOA? - Why Renters Should Care

  • Monday, February 10, 2020
  Community   HOA   Roommate Finder     Matt Angerer

When you're looking for a home to rent, what are your top qualifications? Most likely, you're looking for a certain number of bedrooms, bathrooms, and amount of space. You may have kitchen layouts you like best, want a yard for a dog, or need a closing garage. You probably know the kind of floors and floorplan you like best and browse as much through photos as listed details. Most renters prioritize homes based on meeting their size, style, location, and budget needs.

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"Why Can't My Landlord Just..." - What Tenants Don't Realize about Landlord Decisions

  • Thursday, February 6, 2020
  Pet Friendly   Community   Roommate Finder     Matt Angerer

We've all been there. Most modern adults have been that tenant making requests of a landlord and wondering why you are being denied. Why can't you have a cat, just one cat? Why can't you install a few shelves by the front door? Why can't your boy/girlfriend move in casually without signing the lease?

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Tips to Navigating Your Way Around San Francisco as a Renter

  • Tuesday, February 4, 2020
  Community   Roommate Finder     Matt Angerer

What’s not to love about San Francisco, California? It’s home to top-rated universities, employment is booming, and there are cultural opportunities around every corner. Plus, it has some of the best food in the state, and the nightlife is on point. San Francisco also has more than 40 neighborhoods, and each one has a distinct personality. If you’re considering moving to San Francisco, check out the top neighborhoods for renters. Then you can plan your move.

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Trust but Verify: How Everyone Should Find a Roommate

  • Saturday, February 1, 2020
  Community   Roommate Finder     Matt Angerer

VerticalRent Community, formerly codenamed Roommate Finder, was launched today, February 1st, 2020 for renters in the State of Florida. This revolutionary new approach to finding a roommate is designed to take the stress out of identifying a high-quality roommate. Let us explain.

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Renting vs. Owning in Fort Lauderdale Florida

  • Monday, January 13, 2020
  Roommate Finder   Florida   Community     Matt Angerer

You’re ready to relocate to Fort Lauderdale, but you’re a little overwhelmed. After doing some research, you discovered that there are dozens of neighborhoods in Fort Lauderdale. Which one should you choose?

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Relocating to Jacksonville, FL? Discover the Best Places for Renters

  • Tuesday, January 7, 2020
  Florida   Roommate Finder   Community     Matt Angerer

With an abundance of waterways, delicious eateries, and ample green spaces, you know that Jacksonville, Florida, is a wonderful place to live. You want to relocate to Jacksonville, but first, you need to choose a neighborhood. The bustling city is full of neighborhoods that are perfect for renters. Get the details on the top places to rent in the city.

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The Ultimate Guide for Renting in Orlando, Florida

  • Thursday, January 2, 2020
  Florida   Community   Roommate Finder     Matt Angerer

Orlando has more to offer than theme parks and wildlife. It’s also an excellent place to call home. As one of the largest cities in Florida, more than 1.5 million people live here, and you want to join the crowd. First, though, you have to decide where you want to live. Orlando has tons of neighborhoods that attract renters, but which one is right for you? Check out the top neighborhoods for renters, so you can get the best bang for your buck.

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6 Ways to Convince the Landlord to Accept Your Beloved Cat

  • Monday, December 30, 2019
  Renter   Pet Friendly   Roommate Finder   Community     Matt Angerer

You have a special kitty who has been traveling with you for months or years before setting up your next (or current) rental place. You and your beloved cat are the dynamic duo and you wouldn't dream of living somewhere without your feline friend. There's just one catch: the housing crisis makes finding well-placed pet-friendly living harder than it used to be.

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Planning for the 1st Night in Your New Apartment

  • Thursday, December 19, 2019
  Roommate Finder   Community     Matt Angerer

The first day in your new home after a move is always a challenge. Some people view it as an exciting first-night adventure; some see it as a special moving-day ordeal. There you are with everything you own in boxes, your furniture in pieces, and mattresses on the floor.

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What are the best places to rent in Atlanta, Georgia?

  • Tuesday, December 10, 2019
  Roommate Finder   Community   Atlanta     Matt Angerer

Do you find yourself asking, “What are the best places to rent in Atlanta, Georgia?” If so, you aren’t alone. Atlanta is full of vibrant and up-and-coming neighborhoods, and it can be difficult to keep track. Whether you are born and bred in Atlanta or are moving here for the first time, you want to find a top neighborhood. Learn about the best neighborhoods in Atlanta for renters, so you can find the perfect landing spot.

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How to Find that "Perfect" Roommate in a Sea of Duds

  • Sunday, December 8, 2019
  Roommate Finder   Community     Matt Angerer

Getting a roommate that you like tends to be a slam dunk in many areas: you get a bigger place or an apartment in a better location than you could have afforded on your own, and you often still get to pocket the spare cash from having split the rent bill.

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Is That Rent Increase Illegal?

  • Thursday, November 21, 2019
  Legal   Rent Increase   Community   Roommate Finder     Matt Angerer

Rents are rising all the time. Inflation, building improvements, housing shortages, and gentrification all play a part. If you rent a single home long enough, you're almost sure to see a rent increase or two eventually. Done correctly, rent increases are a practical and even necessary part of the landlord-renter ecosystem. However, you can't always trust your landlord to raise the rents correctly, fairly, or even legally.

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How to Sublet Your Apartment in New York City

  • Monday, October 28, 2019
  renter-newsletter   New York City   Sublet   Community   Roommate Finder     Matt Angerer

Rental prices in New York City are steep, to put things lightly, and subletting is practically a way of life. Few people can afford to live in an NYC apartment comfortably on just one salary and unmarried professionals often partner up through the art of subletting.

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