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How Would Your Life Change If Rent Prices Doubled Next Year?

Implications of a disastrous monetary policy.  (Part 1 of 2)

How would your life change if rent prices doubled next year?

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The Federal Reserve (The Fed) makes monetary decisions that affect all of us by way of our purchasing power, and there is no escaping it. Any smart investor tries to predict future market trends to get an edge on the rest of the herd. Herein, I will help you do just that within the rental housing industry. Whether you’re a landlord or you rent your house, you will be affected!

If you’re a landlord, you’re in the business of making money. If you’re a renter, you probably want to save money to buy a house. If you don’t care about extra money, maybe you’ve found the wrong blog?

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4 key factors to consider when screening tenants

Allow me to paint you a picture: It’s a hot summer afternoon and you have just shown up at your rental property to complete a final inspection after your last renter moved out. As you are walking up, you notice they have left some trash behind.

This is a little concerning but they paid the rent on-time every month, so no issues are to be anticipated right? Guess again! Upon entering the home, the stench is almost unbearable! As you turn the corner you have just been greeted by a sink full of roaches and a scene of absolute filth.

What is one to do?

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Stand above 95% of all other renters to get any apartment you want!

Life can be unfair, and sometimes the lesser man (or woman) wins. But not today.

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Follow this proven plan to separate yourself from the other 95% of all renters (your competition)!

How can I stand above the competition you might ask? Hint: while your competition only turns in the completed paper application, you do something radically different.

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What is RenterResume?

For rent

In the summer of 2010, I was looking for a new house to rent.  My place at the time was more suited for my college days as I had outgrown the weeknight partying lifestyle.  In Baltimore county there were a ton of choices, from single family homes to 15th floor penthouses, and from city living to country living on windy roads.  I did the normal searching on CraigsList and visited 6 houses, and eventually applied to 3 of those.

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