We recently asked our Instagram followers how their landlords want rent payments made, and 45% of people responded saying that their landlord wants it via check. The Federal Reserve conducted a huge study about how people spend money and found that only 3% of the population says they prefer checks over other metho...Read more
If you’ve paid attention to anything we’ve ever said, you’ve probably seen us say that subletting is often much cheaper than signing a traditional lease. Although there are plenty of reasons why subletting is superior to standard renting, the idea of lower rent is probably the most persuasive one. To prove this to...Read more
Last week, we examined which states statistically have the most expensive rents in the country. Some of the top ten may surprise you. The data we reviewed tells an expected but disappointing tale - rental housing is challenging to secure for low-income families. While there are government assistance programs that...Read more
At the end of 2017, a headline circulated that blew people’s minds: $84,000 a year was now considered low-income in Orange County, California. We even made a meme about it. The news prompted us to do some research, and what we found was horrifying: Out of the more than 3,000 counties in the United States, there a...Read more
Bed bugs are horrifying. The mere thought of bed bugs strikes a deep fear within me, shaking me to my core. They’re a big concern for anyone renting housing, and in more active rental markets they can be scarily common. After learning that bed bugs are more likely to breed and feed (ew) in the summer months, I dec...Read more
Hilary Duff has 9.2 million Instagram followers. Her neighbor, Dieter Addison, has 742. He also seems to enjoy smoking cigarettes inside his apartment and breaking furniture when he argues with his girlfriend, according to an Instagram story Hilary posted this week. She’s tired of smelling his smoke and dealing wi...Read more
Caretaker is looking for a talented frontend engineer and designer to add to our purposefully small team of smart, motivated, and experienced engineers. We use our small size to our advantage by having little to no meetings, allowing extensive creative freedom in engineering and design, and giving each individual...Read more
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