Top 5 Must-Need Items for Your Next Camping Trip

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Sure, summer is a great time to go camping but nothing beats spending time in the Great Outdoors when the calendar turns to fall. From cool nights and campfires to sleeping bags and changing leaves, autumn is the best season of the year to head to the campgrounds. Before you head out, however, you might […]

Artists Leaving San Francisco Due to Rising Rents

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If you build it, they will come. But it you raise the rents, they won’t stay long. In major cities across the country, rising rental rates caused by an increase in demand and shortage of available units have forced renters to relocate to more affordable locations in neighboring towns or even states. As one of […]

Spanish Chain Room Mate Launches New Vacation Rental Website

Madrid, Spain

Does anyone stay in hotels anymore? As the popularity of vacation rental sites such as Airbnb, VRBO, and Homeaway, continues to rise, another booking company is ready to jump into what is quickly becoming a crowded marketplace. Earlier this month, Spanish chain Room Mate launched Bemate.com, a private rental site that “fuses the freedom of […]

Rent 2-Way Radios For Black Friday in Chicago

Black Friday

It’s that time of year when Black Friday ad campaigns start popping up on TV. For many, they serve as a public safety announcement on par with Cold War-era air raid drills–a warning sign for (sane) American citizens to safely avoid all box stores. Target, Wal-Mart, Best Buy–all are to be avoided like the zombie […]

Rent, Then Buy the Camera Equipment You Love

Camera Lens Rentals

You wouldn’t purchase a car or bike before taking it out for a spin so why should camera lenses be any different? That’s the premise for a new program launched by the popular site LensRentals which rents lenses and other camera equipment. The program, LensRentals Keeper, gives photographers the option of buying rental lenses and other rental equipment outright. As an added bonus, […]

U.S. Wireless Carrier Introduces iPhone for Life Rental Plan

Where to find an iPhone rental provider

Are you a tech nerd or just someone who needs the latest and greatest iPhone the second it comes out? Don’t like the idea of shelling out several hundred dollars to purchase a new device every time a new version is released? Don’t worry – Sprint has your back. On the heels of Apple’s recent […]

Cover Your Walls with Beautiful (rental) Art

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Appreciate fine art but just don’t have the money to buy your favorite pieces? We get it. Rather than picking up a generic print at IKEA for the living room or one of those god-awful motivational posters for your office, you might want to consider what many art lovers on a budget on both coasts […]

Rent Your Stuff, Make Some Cash

Money Saving Tips

  Sure, the experts say the economy is recovering but if you’re like most Americans, you’re probably still struggling to make ends meet or pay down debt. If a second (or third) job isn’t an option, there might be another way for you to bring in some extra cash: Rent your stuff. Below, we’ve shared a list of the top five things […]

Best Rental Markets for Returns on Investments

Rent an Apartment

As the country continues to try to climb out of the financial hole dug during one of the worst recessions in U.S. history, several investors are turning to the rental market for big returns. According to a recent report by RealtyTrac, “a leading source for comprehensive housing data”, rental property in America posted an average annual return of […]

Spike in Rent in Seattle Highest Among Major U.S. Cities

Seattle, Washington

All of that caffeine isn’t the thing keeping folks in Seattle up at night these days. It’s the rising rents. According to a recent article in The Seattle Times, the city of Seattle has seen the “sharpest rise in rent” among the most populated cites in the United States since 2010. Over the last three […]