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Sage Advice for First Time Renters

This article series is presented by Hometeam Property Management, Columbus, Ohio. Hometeam has one of the largest selections of single-family homes for rent in The Ohio State University district. All of our homes are newly or recently remodeled with hardwood floors, porches, decks, security systems and much more! Outside the campus area, we also own and manage multiple single-family homes and Luxury apartments around the Columbus area, including in German Village, Hilliard, Dublin, Grandview and Reynoldsburg. For more information, visit www.hometeamproperties.net.

Get Your Deposit Back — Some Sage Advice for First Time Renters

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Get Your Deposit Back — Some Sage Advice for First Time Renters

Renting an apartment, house, duplex, condo, or anything for that matter, usually means a huge upfront expense. Landlords typically ask for first month’s rent, last month’s rent, and a deposit, meaning you could be shelling out a grand or three before you’re even calling the place home. The one saving grace? A third of it […]

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Actually Read Your Lease Terms — Some Sage Advice for First Time Renters

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Actually Read Your Lease Terms — Some Sage Advice for First Time Renters

Renting your first apartment is an exciting time in life. Getting out from under parental authority and signing your own lease are major steps into freedom and independence. With such newfound empowerment comes great responsibility. After all, it’s a legal agreement. That being said, read through the thing in its entirety. It’s not exactly a […]

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Don’t Play With Fire — Some Sage Advice for First Time Renters

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Don’t Play With Fire — Some Sage Advice for First Time Renters

When I first moved into my current apartment, my landlord gave me a few warnings: change the air filter every three months, be mindful of what’s going down the garbage disposal, and don’t grill out too close to the building. That last one seemed out of the blue until he shared that one of his […]

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Don’t Put That There — Some Sage Advice for First Time Renters

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Don’t Put That There — Some Sage Advice for First Time Renters

When you’re in a pickle, the natural move is down the quickest, most straightforward path: “How do I stop dealing with this sooner?” The chosen answer is typically the simplest. Writing personally, this is the downfall of Millennials (and likely, future generations). Oh, we can whine about the articles, think pieces and tangents that come […]

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