Posts Tagged: Landlord

Beware New Condo Buildings with Unfinished Apartments!
Beware New Condo Buildings with Unfinished Apartments!

Beware New Condo Buildings with Unfinished Apartments!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As I’m making plans to move out, I’ve been picking friends’ brains to see if they have any connections to open apartments/roommates and came across another crazy NYC housing story that I very much need to share with ya’ll. It’s one of the worst I’ve heard – and it can really happen anywhere and to…
What Kind of Credit Score do you Need to Rent an Apartment?
What Kind of Credit Score do you Need to Rent an Apartment?

What Kind of Credit Score do you Need to Rent an Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One of the most common questions MyFirstApartment has received has been about credit scores — how high do scores need to be and how can you get a higher score?   As you may or may not know, there are three online sites that required by law to give you a free credit report once…
After a flood the size of Noah’s Ark, I’m getting renter’s insurance!
After a flood the size of Noah’s Ark, I’m getting renter’s insurance!

After a flood the size of Noah’s Ark, I’m getting renter’s insurance!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s raining, it’s pouring, from…my kitchen ceiling?! Yep, welcome to just a regular Sunday evening at my casa — except for the my-whole-dining-room-table-being-under-water thing. Well, it wasn’t THAT bad, but around 11:30p.m., water started pouring in from about five separate locations. And there was no way to stop it! There were pools of wet everywhere.…
When is it time to rock the landlord boat?
When is it time to rock the landlord boat?

When is it time to rock the landlord boat?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I wouldn’t say that I’m living illegally in my apartment, oh no. But, I haven’t signed a lease. And, I wonder if my rent is going to go up every month until it’s time to sign a new lease in October. That said, there are things in the apartment that need to be fixed. While…