Executive Summary of the Princeton, NJ Rental Market from JLHarrison
Factors other than price may come into force when selecting an apartment
see full article here: http://www.policymic.com/articles/87935/the-most-important-factor-when-choosing-your-next-apartment-may-not-be-the-priceLooking for a new apartment in the city? It might be a good idea to find a neighborhood with some greenery. A new study by the University of Wisconsin surveyed 2,500 Wisconsin residents from 229 neighborhoods to gauge their mental happiness. According to the researchers, the correlation they found between […]
The Two Rules Hidden in Every Lease
Read the full article here from the American Apartment owners Association http://www.american-apartment-owners-association.org/property-management/landlord-forms/2-hidden-rules-every-lease/ Every landlord knows that the lease controls when it comes to managing properties and settling tenant disputes. But did you know there are two hidden rules inherent to every lease agreement, even if these rules are not written in the lease? Habitability In […]
How one person fell for a Craigslist Scam….
Courtesy of the Huffington Post see full article here:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sara-gates/craigslist-rental-scam-apartment-sublet_b_4943972.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063 When something is too good to be true, it probably is. I know you’ve probably heard that before, but no words could be truer — especially when it comes to renting in New York. It’s difficult for me to write this, because in doing so I’m […]
13 Things You Didn’t Know You Should Ask When Renting An Apartment
Thought you would find this interesting…! Posted by: Huffington Post: Link to article here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/04/renting-_n_4823559.html?utm_hp_ref=twPosted: 03/04/2014 1:30 pm EST Updated: 03/04/2014 7:59 pm EST When renting your first apartment, you’re more likely to think about the end game than the process. You are swept away with visions of painting the walls deep purple (the way your boring college roomie […]
From The New York Times…..
Renting is All the Rage Click on the link to read this great article!
Rent v Buy…that is the question!
A lot of my customer wonder whether or not they should be buying or renting. Sometimes the answer is strictly financial, meaning that they think the Princeton home prices will decline or they do not have enough for a down payment. To help you make your decisions I found this easy to use calculator. Enjoy.- […]
by Mary Ann Pidgeon, Esq. Pidgeon & Pidgeon, PC 600 Alexander Road Princeton, New Jersey 08540 (o) 609-520-1010/ www.pidgeonlaw.com A landlord has a lot of flexibility in choosing a tenant but a landlord may not discriminate on certain grounds. A landlord may discriminate on some grounds but not on race, creed, sex, sexual orientation, handicap, the source […]
Defining the Terms of The Lease
by Mary Ann Pidgeon Esq. Pidgeon & Pidgeon, PC 600 Alexander Road Princeton, New Jersey 08540 (o) 609-520-1010 / www.pidgeonlaw.com The terms of your lease are very important and should be reviewed by your attorney prior to signing. The law does not allow the landlord to include a provision which waives the tenant’s rights. Specifically, the right to […]
Beginning the Landlord/ Tenant Relationship
by Mary Ann Pidgeon, Esq. Pidgeon & Pidgeon, PC 600 Alexander Road Princeton, New Jersey 08540 (o) 609-520-1010 www.pidgeonlaw.com The landlord tenant relationship must be established in writing or established in the actions of the parties. The first issue is determining if there is a legally enforceable landlord tenant relationship. If there is a written lease, the […]