Posts Tagged: legal

How To Deal With Bad Landlords
How To Deal With Bad Landlords

How To Deal With Bad Landlords

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our guest blogger Russell works for Response Mine Interactive, an internet marketing company in Atlanta, GA.  He has dealt with bad landlords for the past three years, and has filed a lawsuit against one.  Currently he is working on a client specializing in furniture. Dealing with Bad Landlords So,  you’re out of your parents’ house…
Fireworks and Renter’s Insurance
Fireworks and Renter’s Insurance

Fireworks and Renter’s Insurance

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Happy post-July 4th malaise! Hopefully, you’re taking some time off to see your fam and friends — maybe there’s even a lawn chair and some ice tea with your name on it. I’m back home and, I tell ya, it’s great — but there’s no better reality check than parents having the opportunity to grill…
Can You BBQ Legally In/Around Your Apt?
Can You BBQ Legally In/Around Your Apt?

Can You BBQ Legally In/Around Your Apt?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Such nice weather this weekend! Makes me nostalgic for my summer dinners with my family, which often involved, my dad’s prized Weber Grill. I don’t have a balcony, but I do have one nifty fire escape. Which got me thinking, can I buy a grill? Check out the exact the laws of the NYC land…
Lowdown on Your Tenant Rights in NYC!
Lowdown on Your Tenant Rights in NYC!

Lowdown on Your Tenant Rights in NYC!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Signing a lease gives you legal rights. It also gives you legal responsibilities. Do you know what they are? Thanks to New York State Senator Liz Krueger’s 2009 Housing Update — there’s one easy place where you can find out everything you need to know and more. Here’s a thumbnail version. Tenants Are Entitled To:*A…
Understanding Your Lease Obligations
Understanding Your Lease Obligations

Understanding Your Lease Obligations

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our site has a new friend who is a professional real estate consultant. She has agreed to share her tips on navigating the terms on your lease. Signing on the dotted line… What your lease really means By Lori Snider, Principal, Creativity for Rent and Marketing Expert Congratulations! Your search was successful and you’ve found…