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Times You Should Change Your Locks

Changing your locks is obviously a huge hassle. Nobody wants to do it. Furthermore, many people just think, “None of the people I’ve willingly given a key to would burglarize my home—only strangers break into homes.” Well, that’s a complicated assertion to unpack but, for starters, not only people you’ve knowingly given keys to have […]

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Why you should have outdoor security cameras

When you’re setting up your surveillance cameras, you might only think about getting coverage of the inside of your home. After all, you keep your most valuable items indoors like your electronics, cash, and jewelry. You may think, “How much damage could someone really cause if they’re still outside of my home?” But there is […]

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Safety upgrades a good landlord will make

Landlords certainly have their work cut out for them. Any time a faucet drips, a toilet runs, or a window crank slows, they get a phone call. But tenants can forget that they’re entitled to requesting upgrades in addition to repairs. You don’t need to save your calls to your landlord for those times when […]

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Important rules to set when subleasing

Having the option to sublet your apartment is wonderful. It gives you the freedom to travel for several months, take a temporary job in another city, or even make a little extra income if you sublet at a markup. Of course, your sub-lessee is an extension of you, and anything he does will be a […]

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Why you should beware of buildings with a high turnover

When you’re driving around your city, looking for those bright red “For Lease” or “For Rent” signs, there are probably a lot of factors you consider. Do the buildings look new and modern? Is the neighborhood close to public transportation, a school, or restaurants and shops? But there’s one more thing you should look out […]

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How to Interview and Hire a Housekeeper You Trust

When nearly everyone you know hires someone to clean their home, having a total stranger sweeping the shelves containing your precious family photos and wiping down the medicine cabinets holding your prescriptions seems perfectly normal. It’s easy to forget just how intimate these professionals get with our homes. In fact, in order for them to […]

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Adjustments That Take New Homeowners by Surprise

Being a first-time homeowner is so exciting. It marks a transition into a new phase of life. For many individuals, buying a home means they’re ready to start a family. Or, it could mark a major financial improvement in their life. With that in mind, there are two things that you can never really be […]

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Safety Rules to Teach Your Kids When They Turn Five

If it were up to you, you’d be by your child’s side all of the time. At the very least, your child would always be under some sort of supervision, whether that be from a nanny, or simply from you checking in on them through the surveillance cameras, while you’re in the other room. But, […]

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Important Phone Numbers to Know Other than 911

You’ve likely witnessed something, or even been a victim of an incident, that you weren’t quite sure warranted a phone call to 911. You did, however, require professional help from some services, but you also know that 911 gets flooded with calls all of the time for much more dire matters. There are actually phone […]

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What to Look For After AirBnB Guests Leave

Many AirBnb hosts exclusively rent out a vacation property, meaning they barely visit the property themselves. Some hosts might go nearly a year before personally visiting their AirBnb property, simply sending in cleaning crews to tidy up the place between guests, and asking guests to leave the keys in a lockbox. But it is important, […]

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