Looking at How the Rental Market Has Changed Between March & September 2020

The big question on everyone’s lips (well, on our lips at least) is how did the rental market change due to coronavirus? At Roomi, we don’t focus on the entire rental market (full apartments, houses, condos, etc.) but on single rooms. We decided that the best way to figure out what the impact of coronavirus…… Continue reading Looking at How the Rental Market Has Changed Between March & September 2020

A Guide To Renting An Apartment In Los Angeles

For those that are contemplating making the move to LA, the only informing factor to all following decisions should be the fact that Los Angeles is gigantic, enormous, and huge. Besides being massive, LA is also at an average of $640,000 for a typical home, having a growing number of people unable to buy a…… Continue reading A Guide To Renting An Apartment In Los Angeles

What You Should Do If You Can’t Pay Your Rent

Some of us might be benefiting from the whole work from home situation due to coronavirus. But it can become a cause of great panic for some. From budget cuts to being out of a job, any scenario that affects your income ultimately affects your living situation. Especially when you think you can’t pay your…… Continue reading What You Should Do If You Can’t Pay Your Rent

What’s the Late-Fee Policy, & 19 More Questions To Ask Your Landlord Before Moving In

Every landlord has good things to say about their property. If you’re new to renting, you might find it challenging to navigate through the criteria by which an apartment becomes desirable. With open queries (like what’s your late-fee policy? How is the water pressure? Can I sublet?) you can get to know more about the…… Continue reading What’s the Late-Fee Policy, & 19 More Questions To Ask Your Landlord Before Moving In

Do Late Rent Payments Affect Your Credit Score?

Most NYC renters are familiar with the challenges that come with paying rent on time. In between trying the city’s newest restaurants and rooftop bars, prioritizing our finances can feel like a fine art. One that can take a lot of discipline. And most youngsters don’t stop and think how their decisions could impact their…… Continue reading Do Late Rent Payments Affect Your Credit Score?

How Much Rent Should I Expect to Pay in NYC?

What you can expect to pay as rent in NYC is greatly dependent on how much money you make and how much of a sucker you are. JK, income doesn’t matter that much, you’ll probably over spend any way. The general recommendation is that rent should be no more than 30% of your income. Thus…… Continue reading How Much Rent Should I Expect to Pay in NYC?

What Apartment Rental Fees Can My Landlord Legally Charge Me?

You probably scratch your head when you hear the industry jargon that accompanies home ownership. But you figured renting is a lot simpler to understand. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. And every now and then you might come across a term you’ve never heard before. But before you start writing checks willy-nilly, you might…… Continue reading What Apartment Rental Fees Can My Landlord Legally Charge Me?

Your Guide To Rent In Texas: All You Need To Know

Renting is the new black, says a recent study published by Trulia. The report from February highlights the nationwide increase in renting. Moreover, there’s been subsequent decline of homeownership across multiple age groups in the last decade. Notably, older millennials are waiting longer than ever to take the leap into homeownership. They’re choosing rents over mortgages, unlike…… Continue reading Your Guide To Rent In Texas: All You Need To Know

Roommates in Philadelphia Opting For Single-Family Homes

Looking for roommates in Philadelphia? Check the single-family houses. That’s right. Contrary to the idealistic image of roommates stacking up in a little apartment, one in five renters in Philadelphia are living spaciously in a single-family house. In fact, the trend of renting single-family homes has increased sharply as the vacancy rates nationwide plummet and…… Continue reading Roommates in Philadelphia Opting For Single-Family Homes