Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Thanksgiving is one of the biggest holidays and it’s also one of the busiest times of year. Millions of people set off to travel in the days beforehand in order to be united with friends and family. It’s a time that we value what’s near and dear to us and ...
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8 Things To Know Before You Rent

Whether you are renting for the first time or are a seasoned renter who has done this before, there are several things you should always know before moving into a new place. These will directly impact your experience at your new residence during your time there. Here’s what you need ...
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4 Ways to Secure Your Rental Home

There are many different reasons for living in a rental property. Perhaps you aren’t ready for a down payment on a mortgage or you move around a lot and can’t settle down in one location. So when it comes to finding a good property to rent, it’s crucial to not ...
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St. Patty’s Day Safety Tips

Today marks St. Patrick’s Day, a time when everyone wants to go celebrate the luck of the Irish. That usually entails people going out and having a drink or two. Before you do, especially if you are a renter, there are a few safety tips to consider, both while you ...
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Handling a Dispute With Your Landlord

While it likely may not be your aim to become close friends with your landlord, it's a reasonable goal for both parties (renter and landlord) to maintain a healthy relationship while you rent. Unfortunately, there is a chance that a dispute will arise during your lease, and in order to ...
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Four Things to Keep in Mind While Searching For a New Rental

Searching for a new apartment or other rental unit can be a truly daunting task, especially if it's something that you haven't had to take on before. Surfing through Craigslist post after Trulia listing without finding that true place you could call "home" might get a little disheartening, but having ...
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Practicing Social Media Safety

These days, privacy is a rare thing. Between mobile connectivity and social media, we literally share a majority of our important and day-to-day whereabouts and life moments. And while this keeps us in the loop of our friends and family, this same information could be catastrophic in the wrong hands ...
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Preparing your home before vacation

Summer is just about here, which means that there is a good chance that you're getting ready for one (or several) getaway vacations. Such plans should only be accompanied by feelings of serenity and joy rather than stress and negativity. At Ralarm, we are obligated to let you know that ...
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North Carolina Landlords and Tenants: Understanding Your Responsibilities

Every state has their own promulgated laws pertaining to the responsibilities and rights between landlords and tenants. While we may not be able to cover the laws of all fifty states, we are going to start in North Carolina. The Tarheel State became only the ninth state in the country ...
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Essential Tips for Renters

1. Review and read the entire rental agreement Don’t sign anything before knowing all of the terms and conditions of the rental agreement. Feel free to ask questions or even ask if any of the terms can be slightly modified (if deemed absolutely necessary). You never want to go into ...
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