Before signing any lease:
* Take a walk through the unit that you are renting to make sure it is in good repair.
* Be sure to read the lease completely. All leases are not the same.
What should be included in your lease:
* All verbal promises should be reduced to writing within the lease.
* Are there pro
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I want to catch the wave
And see what it hides
before it reaches the shore
and break its own tide.
I wish I was the wave
that could kiss the face
of this maiden shore
with crystal sand
and dainty shells.
I admire the wave for
having the courage
To touch
To reach
To kiss
I wish I c
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Whether you're renting for three months or three years; these rules apply to anyone wanting to be a responsible renter.
1. Get everything in writing.
Anything not specifically outlined in your lease should be put into a written document. Without documentation, you have no proof to back yourself up. For example, if you've rep
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When you move in to a new apartment, the landlord may charge you more than the first month's rent. Before you sign the lease, make sure you understand exactly what you're going to be charged, and get it in writing.
Security Deposit: This is mini-landlord insurance. The deposit is equivalent to about one to two month's rent and can
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Hi there. Looking for conversation tips, are you?
Conversations can be hard work. First you have to break the ice, then you have to try to keep the conversation going, and then you have to try to make an exit that's not awkward. Here are some tips that may help you make the process run smoothly.
First you need to break the i
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Landlord - Tenant Common Sense
When choosing the perfect roommate, whether you are the tenant or the landlord, a little common sense and due diligence should be a pre-requisite before making your decision. Several factors come into play for both the landlord and the tenant.
As a landlord, you are bringing a relative stranger
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Living in the halls is an important and exciting part of college life. Whether you know your roommate or are meeting for the first time, living with another person is difficult at times. Open, honest and constant communication is the key to successful roommate relationships. Often it is difficult to talk about differences when you and you
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If savings, grants, scholarships, and federal loans don’t cover the cost of your education, it’s time to turn to private loans. But young college students can’t qualify for a private loan, can they? Wrong! This article addresses this and other myths about student loans that you may run into.
I don’t have any collateral, so I can’t
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Are you drowning in a sea of unread papers? Do you feel frustrated because you cannot keep up with your reading assignments? You may have wondered if you should take a speed-reading course. Or can you learn to improve your reading ability by yourself?
The good news is that if you are committed and actually do the work, you can
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Rope skipping is an excellent cardiovascular exerciseaccording to the U.S. Olympic Committee Sports MedicineCouncil. It is far less hard on the muscles and bones thanjogging.
While running or jogging, each foot absorbs up to 5 timesthe body weight from the force of the impact as the foothits the ground. This force of hitting the gr
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Making the Decision
Do you want or need to live with a roommate? What are the pros and cons of having a roommate? What should you consider when looking for a roommate? And what issues should you get settled before you move in? On this page we'll look at the pros and cons and some tips to consider; later, we will look at the some of
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So you're throwing a party. Don't be careless about it; there is a lot to think about here (but don't let that spoil your fun!)
1: Attitude
You must have a fun attitude that will overcome all of the crap you might have to put up with. There will be messes to clean, unhappy party guests, and other hassles. But fun is worth wo
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College students receive billions of dollars in scholarship money every year. How can you get some of this money to fund your college education?
Start looking early
Start looking for scholarships at least by your sophomore or junior year in high school. Some scholarships are even awarded as early as junior high. Where to look? Y
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You want your party to be fun for everyone. You want people to mingle and meet each other. Unfortunately, you have one problem: Some of your party guests are not going to mingle because they are too shy. So how do you get them out of their shells?
First of all, shy people need permission to talk to people. They need to feel invited
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Nowadays, more and more people are becoming a home based business owner. If you make a search on 'home based business' at Yahoo, it returned a total of 51,000,000. No, I didn't put any extra zeros. It's 51 million! Most of them are promoting business opportunities and others provide home based business information.
The question is
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