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3 Tips For Sustainable Living

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For many, the thought of eco-friendly living might conjure up images of something like granola in mason jars and hemp hand towels. Whatever your impression of sustainable living, the important thing to note is that although it may require changing your normal routine, it’s really quite simple. To help you get started with your eco-endeavor, our friends at ABODO gathered 3 ways to help you incorporate sustainable living into your apartment life. Be More Energy Efficient  No matter where you live, it’s important to take stock of your energy use. With heating and cooling accounting for almost half of the
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How to Find a Roommate in NYC

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New York City is one of the most vibrant places to live in the world. That said, it costs a hefty penny to live in this concrete jungle where dreams are made of. So how do the 8.5 million NYC residents make it work? To help offset sky-high housing costs, it is very common for New Yorkers to have a roommate (or several) well past their college years. Unless you’re bringing in large sums of cash, plan on having to cohabitate. That’s not to say this route isn’t without challenges. Finding a suitable roommate can be just as nerve-wracking as
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5 Upgrades for Your Rental Property

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As a landlord, there are many things you can do to increase the value of your property. It is important to regularly make upgrades to your property and keep it current to attract new tenants and satisfy the current ones. Here are 5 upgrades that you can add to your rental property. Add a New Coat of Paint A new coat of paint can really spruce up any room and enhance the value of your rental property. Prospective tenants will be more interested in renting a unit that is well maintained. Every color evokes a different mood, and if you want
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Come Visit Booth 710 at the 2017 NAA Conference

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Interested in taking part in the premier apartment industry event of the year? Do you want to find out how you can simplify rent collection while rewarding your tenants? Want a chance to win an Apple Watch? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, stop by the RentMoola booth at the annual NAA (National Apartment Association) 2017 conference in Atlanta from June 21-24! This year's conference is only two weeks away! Taking place at the Georgia World Congress Center, this event lets you network with thousands of people in the industry, and attend talks given by
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Top 5 MoolaPerks – June 2017

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Summer is here! If you're looking to kick off June in style. Here are the top 5 Moolaperks for June Oakley Get ready for an adventurous summer! Right now you can get 50% off clearance from Oakley! Established in 1975 and headquartered in Southern California, Oakley is one of the leading sports brands in the world! If you want to get your hands on this perk, then click here for this great deal. Urban Decay You can never have too much makeup. Enjoy FREE Shipping on all orders $50+ at Urban Decay Canada! Returns are free so why not step out of your comfort zone
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The Best Barbecues For Apartments

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Summer is here and that means it's barbecue season! Having a small balcony or strict condo rules doesn't mean you can't partake in the best summer pastime. Here are some of the best barbecues for your apartment building. Weber Q2200 This propane grill is small but mighty and perfect for your apartment balcony. This BBQ is relatively lightweight and portable enough that you could also take it on a picnic. It doesn't take up too much space and it ideal when you are cooking for 2-4 people. It features a single burner to heat up the 280 square inch area. Weber
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How to Handle Difficult Tenants

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Every landlord will encounter a difficult tenant at some point. Even with the most rigorous screening processes, you may still find yourself dealing with problematic tenants. Here are just some of the ways you can handle difficult tenants and minimize conflict. Remain professional Even if you are dealing with difficult tenants, it is important that you remain professional at all times. You want to remain calm and level headed even though your problematic tenants may not afford you the same courtesy. Maintaining professionalism in these situations will help you minimize damage and more easily come to a solution. Be strict but fair
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Best Smart Home Products For Your Home

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Smart home automation is becoming increasingly popular, and many new products are on the market. These devices can be remotely controlled and synced with other products in your home. So you can stay connected from anywhere, here are the 5 best smart home products. Nest Thermostat The sleek and stylish thermostat is a great way to monitor your home's temperature from anywhere. Connect your tablet or phone and you can control up to 20 thermostats in your home! Being able to control your thermostat from outside the home means you can turn down the air conditioning when you aren't there and
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Prepare Your Building For Summer

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As the summer months approach and the weather gets warmer, you will want to make sure you prepare your building for summer. The winter months can often cause some wear and tear to your building, so routine maintenance before summer is common. Here are some of the best tips to help you prepare your building for summer. Check windows and doors Before it gets really hot, you want to make sure you check the windows and doors of your building for any holes or gaps in the seals. You want to keep the hot air out and keep the cooler air
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The Benefits of Renting

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Many people wonder whether it's better to rent or to own. Growing up many people aspire to one day owning their own house, but is that dream dead? Housing prices continue to rise and more people choose to rent. Whether or not you decide to stay renting depends on the type of person you are and the lifestyle you lead. Here are the benefits of renting so you can be the judge.  Low Maintenance Homeowners will have to frequently update and maintain their home. These additions will add up quickly and homeowners will find themselves stuck with large maintenance bills.
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