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How Much Rent Can I Afford?

By Steven Shaw on 6/29/2015

How Much Rent Can I Afford?

When with one of my friends recently, I walked past a building covered in “for rent” signs from a property management group in Chicago, where we live. “Oh, hey, it’s the company that robs me blind every month,” my friend muttered as she saw the logo.

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How to Stop a Landlord From Ruining Your Credit

By Steven Shaw on 4/28/2014

How to Stop Your Landlord From Ruining Your Credit

Lori seems to have had bad luck with landlords. When she left her first apartment, she says she cleaned it thoroughly but her landlord charged her $1,200 for a cleaning fee. They kept her $500 security deposit toward that cost, then charged her another $675, which they turned over to a collection agency. In the second case, she had to break the lease, but she says the management of the apartment complex gave her the go-ahead due to the circumstances. Instead of the final bill she said they agreed upon, she received a letter from a collection agency demanding much more.

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Just Released: WilliamPaid Survey Reveals that Apartment Renters Want Utility and Rent Payments Included in Credit Reports

By Steven Shaw on 8/21/2013
More than 70 percent of American apartment dwellers said that they want their utility and rent payments to count toward their credit history, according to a WilliamPaid survey of more than 1,000 renters that was conducted on July 12 to 15, 2013. The findings, which were released today, also indicate that one-third of respondents had been denied lines of credit within the past year, demonstrating that Americans need all the help that they can get when it comes to building good credit for their futures.
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