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Rent Cafe created a nifty infographic to show just how far your rent goes in 30 major cities across the United States.
The new owners to want to renovate News about the Los Angeles rental market is usually pretty painful these days, and many renters feel like they have little recourse to fight back. But residents of one Highland Park apartment building...Show More Summary
In a recent interview with Marc Berman of the New York Post, new Brooklyn Nets forward Luis Scola explained that he likes the Big Apple. But those rent prices… Here's the 36-year-old big man on the high rates: "I think New York is one of the best cities in the world—a lot of people question New York. Show More Summary
(Image credit: Lana Kenney) Name: Jacob Crafford-Burger Location: Green Point, Cape Town, South Africa Size: 860 square feet Years lived in: Rented 8 months In just over six months Jacob has created a home that is cozy and creative and that very much reflects his personal style. Show More Summary
Rents are still rising across most of the U.S., but there two factors making it more palatable
I had heard a lot about AirBnb, the service where people rent out their homes and condominiums but had never actually had the chance to try it. After we had purchased our frequent flier tickets on sale, it was time to find some hotels. Show More Summary
Fitting all the the moving parts of a fragmented transaction process into a single choo-choo train to closing has long been the aspiration of real estate tech entrepreneurs. RadPad may have just delivered -- to renters, at least. Thanks...Show More Summary
From now until July 25, you can rent “School of Rock” for free from Microsoft’s Movies & TV app. The film is about a struggling rock singer and guitarist, played by Jack Black, who is kicked out of his band and subsequently disguises himself as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. After witnessing […]
A spread of available choice Oakland apartments Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular column exploring what you can rent for a set dollar amount in different neighborhoods. Today we head to Oakland to see if one person's studio another...Show More Summary
Artists have responded to America's HIV/AIDS epidemic for years. In pop culture, think Lady Gaga's lipstick campaigns, Bono's clothing line for Gap, or musical turned movie Rent. In the art world, consider Felix Gonzalez-Torres's portrait of his partner, who died of AIDS, as a colorful pile of candy.The new exhibit "A Deeper Dive," ... More »
The apartment site Rent Cafe has an interesting graphic and data about how much space costs across the USA. Of the 30 cities that Rent Cafe examined, the most expensive is … New York City. The post How Much Space Does $1,500 Rent You in the 30 Most Populous US Cities? was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
I took my kids to see Zootopia when it was in the theaters and found the film to be very funny and enjoyable. We even rented it again at home when it went on demand. To…
(Image credit: Julia Brenner) Name: Luke and Claire Staszak Location: Logan Square; Chicago, Illinois Size: 2 bedroom + office Years lived in: 2 years; Rented Luke and Claire are two incredibly warm and inspiring individuals. Spending...Show More Summary
With mortgage rates at or nearing record lows, owning a house is becoming more and more in reach to renters. GoBankingRates.com analyzed median rent prices and median home prices for single-family homes in all 50 states to determine the best places to own rather than rent, and vice versa...
Shopping online for electronics can be overwhelming. First you have the tech blog reviews, and then the forums, and then the product page itself. Finding the right product, at the right price, can be difficult. That’s where Grover (formerly ByeBuy) comes in. Show More Summary
It could be a postcard for Brooklyn's hip resurgence: a shimmering new building of modern apartments renting for $5,000 a month, a gourmet grocery with a rooftop greenhouse, and a funky barbecue... To view the full story, click the title link.
Tesla wants you to rent our your self-driving car while you're not using it.