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It’s time to move out of your rental, which probably means testing the extent of your planning skills in a way you’ve never known before. As you sort through closets of things you never knew you had you might be wondering if you should save money by moving on your own or if you might need the help of professional movers. If you’re on the fence about when you should hire a moving company, consider taking these steps to figure it out:

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Renters insurance is a big help when your property is lost, broken or stolen. It’s also a big help when you accidentally damage your rental unit or when a guest is injured at your place.

Like all types of policies, renters coverage does not cover every type of “peril,” or cause of loss. Before you buy a policy, make sure you understand where your renters insurance coverage begins and ends.

So what does renters insurance not cover? Check out these five losses that are likely not part of your renter’s insurance coverage.

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There are actually a lot of benefits to renting a place- you get all the privacy and space you want without the worry of unexpected expenses or the long-term commitment that comes with home ownership. However, when you’re looking for that perfect home to rent, time is of the essence. In some markets, rental property is in high demand so you need to know a few things so you are ready to snap up the one you want quickly when it becomes available.

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Decorating a rented home is never an easy task. Part of your budget goes to regular monthly rent payments and there are always a number of restrictions and boundaries set by the landlord. These guidelines will show you what you can do with little investment in a place that you will eventually have to vacate.

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If you’re looking for a way to make extra money, Airbnb is an appealing option. After all, more than 2.5 million people have listed their home on the short-term rental site, and the average host makes about $7,200 per year. But the process of renting out some or all of your home might not be as easy as you’d hoped.

In fact, if you’re not a homeowner—and you are currently renting your place—there’s a chance you can’t become an Airbnb host at all, depending on what your local laws and your landlord say. So here’s what you need to know if you’re a renter who is interested in hosting on Airbnb.

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Figuring out the perfect floor plan for a living space isn't always easy. If someone is renting, they're at the mercy of whoever created the building and the area they've already laid out. However, most cities have a number of options when it comes to renting an apartment, so having a few features in mind allows people to narrow down their choices and save time by only looking at the units that best match their needs.

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Carlisle Residential Properties, a leading apartment management and investment company throughout the Carolinas, announced today that it has hired Kevin Thompson as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Thompson, who joins the Company effective August 1st, will oversee all corporate and community-level Marketing, Branding, Communications, and Public Relations. Thompson will report directly to Matthew Rankin, Carlisle’s President and CEO.

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Interior design enthusiasts know well just how far the power of a thoughtfully-styled and artfully-arranged home can take us—it motivates, stimulates and inspires us each and every day, as well as showcases our unique personality to anyone we invite over.

But if you’re like so many who are living in a rented house or apartment, then it can feel like a bit of a challenge to customize and personalize your home to perfection without upsetting the landlord. Fortunately, it’s actually a lot easier than you might think to cultivate your perfect interior, even in a rented space.

If you’re looking to make your rental a true reflection of your personal style, follow these simple (and reversible!) tips for personalizing your home.  READ MORE

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Of all the amenities you may require in your rental, sufficient lighting may not top the list over more important features such as square footage, appliances, or storage space. Still, once you move in and get settled, you may find your abode is a bit darker than you prefer. If you’re maxed out on floor and table lamps but still want a lighter and brighter space, try these 7 smart and easy solutions for adding more light to your apartment

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