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  1. Question and Answer
    My wife and I have been married for 10 months and recently began to start looking for our first home. Our price range is from 140k-180k. As we began to start looking my father-in-law offered us the opportunity to rent out their old house. (They recently moved to another nearby neighborhood) The...
  2. General Chat
    Here is my question.....is one really better than the other? I was always told it is better to own. Now after two bad housing moves, I'm wondering which is really better. I feel that I need to own a home. However, with the economy being crazy.....is it better to rent? Please give me your...
  3. Blog
    Tired of forking over hundreds of dollars on college textbooks each semester? Then, stop buying your books, and start renting them instead. Several websites now allow you to rent the textbooks that you need, and to return them when you're done. Chegg.com Campusbookrentals.com Bookrenter.com
  4. General Chat
    I was searching craigslist this morning and found a local craft fair that will run Tuesday thru saturday from now till Christmas. I contacted her. She only has 4 vendors. No one else has products close to what I make. Cost is $5 a week for advertising. 25% commission as a booth rent fee. SHe...
  5. Question and Answer
    This is on behalf of a very close friend of mine. She is renting and has paid her rent on time. She opened a letter addressed to her landlord this morning and found out that she is being evicted June 2nd. She called her landlord and they are refusing to pay her the partial month of rent and...
  6. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I was wondering how many other people rent instead of own their own homes. We are hoping to only be in this city/state for another year or two while my Dh finishes his Doctorate Degree. We have been renting this place for 4 years now and it will be 5 or 6 years of renting by the time we move. We...
  7. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    We have been renting a house for the last 12 months from a friend of a friend who was transfered interstate for work. I sent her an email today to ask her what her plans were for the house as the lease is due to expire soon, we would love to stay here but were unsure if she would be returning...
  8. General Chat
    Well, my husband lost his job on Friday and currently looking for another one. Until then we've decided to rent out a room or two (if two we'll just live in the living room) to help out with bills. My question is, has anyone rented out a room and has it been a good or bad experience? I really...
  9. General Chat
    http://www.parkatmyhouse.com/ An empty driveway during the day can be used by someone else, making you money at home, whilst you are out at work. Rent out your drive or car parking space (if you live on a carpark) i think this is a great idea, Can be used in the UK, US, Canada, Austraila...
  10. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I had been hoping to purchase a home in the near future through FHA, but I'm not sure that's going to be feasible now with the financial crisis. I might have to opt for renting an apartment for awhile. I've never rented an apartment before. I know they check credit (not good the last I...
  11. General Chat
    But at this time I don't care. I bought a house 7 years ago. I'm a single female. I have suffered harassment from two male neighbors and vandalism to my house. I don't want to go into everything but it's been a nightmare. I own a house and have a yard and I am afraid to even have a dog. I'm...
  12. Dave Ramsey
    Looking for some impartial feedback: My dh and I have lived beyond our means for quite some time now - with 5 kids and one income, not too hard. We have a chance to start over: selling house, moving to new state. We should come out of the house sale debt-free (!!) with 50K in the bank...
  13. Vacations and Travel
    I have been a car rental Agent at a major company for 10 years now. I know how confusing renting a car can get for those who do not travel often. Maybe this guide can help! The first step is making a reservation. This is a pretty important step, as there may be a time when you need a car and...
  14. General Chat
    DH was talking to his dad when they ate lunch together today about what all we plan to do if he gets the job in Myrtle Beach (which he's almost sure to get). His dad told him how for the same price (OR LESS!) that we pay for our apartment here, we could rent a house there because the cost of...
  15. General Chat
    I've been thinking a lot about renting vs buying lately. Where I currently live, I can get more for my money by renting than buying because I can't afford what the mortgage payment would be for what I want. Right now I'm pretty much stuck renting, even if I wanted to own because of that...
  16. Question and Answer
    Our lease is up officially February 4th here. We didn't give thirty days notice because we planned on staying through June so dd could finish out the school year in the same school. The landlord finally called this weekend. I had sent a written request with our last rent check for her to call...
  17. Frugal Living
    This Saturday at noon me and hubby are going to look at ahouse to rent. Right now were renting a townhouse that has 7 on our side and 7 townhouses across from us. Sometimes it gets too much, beacuse neighbours are not always respectful especillay with garbage, their kids old toys lying...
  18. General Chat
    McDonald's renting DVDs The Denver Business Journal 05.24.2004 Burger giant McDonald's Corp. will begin renting DVDs at all 105 of its stores in the Denver area. The summerlong test pits two of the more ubiquitous names in American consumerism against each other -- McDonald's vs...
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