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Carbondale Apartment hunting requires careful planning

By Kelly E. Hertlein

December 5, 2016

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Students, beware: Renting can be hazardous to your pocketbook.Each semester, students who are eligible to leave the dorms behind move into apartments, houses or mobile homes.However, there are many important facts and details that...

Some apartment problems avoidable

By Mary Beth Arimond

December 5, 2016

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Some students are starting to look for places to live next year, and they should learn some tips before signing a lease; otherwise, according to Students' Legal Assistance, they could run into landlord and roommate problems. The...

Pros and Cons of purchasing a pet

By Kent Aubry

December 5, 2016

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Buying a puppy or another animal can seem like a great idea for many college students. However, this decision should not be taken lightly and comes with a lot of responsibility. Pets can provide an array of benefits to its own...

Communication is key with new roommates

By Kent Aubry

December 5, 2016

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It seems everyone knows someone who didn’t get along with their roommate. Whether randomly selected or a best friend, two completely different people in one space can be a recipe for disaster. Being a roommate isn’t an easy t...

What to consider when renting

By Kent Aubry

December 5, 2016

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Moving into a new place can be a tedious task. Several considerations must be taken into account to ensure the tenant gets exactly what they expect and pay for. Everything from price, size, location and legal agreements should ...

Lease agreements lost in translation

By Lauren Leone

December 5, 2016

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Elaine Conrad said miscommunication between the tenant and the resident is one of the main factors that lead to unreturned or delayed security deposits. Conrad, community programs coordinator, works specifically with international...

Renters Insurance

By Kent Aubry

December 5, 2016

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Renters insurance can bring peace of mind Although it is not usually required, renters insurance is a good investment for anyone who rents property. But many wonder if it is needed. Anyone who rents property should purchase rent...

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