Is Renting Like Dating?

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UH-OH. It’s the second week of February and you still don't have an apartment or a date. That’s OK—with the remaining time, a few swipes and reading the below, you can get yourself a place to lay your head and maybe a bedmate? Big revelation: Men and women are different. In order to preserve our sanity, the truth... read

Are You Overspending on Rent? Here’s the Rule

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When you’re looking for a place to live, the most important and probably the most intimidating step is figuring out how much to spend on rent. Here’s a rule of thumb: Thou shalt not commit more than 30 percent of thine income to housing. In other words, do not spend more than 30% of your paycheck on rent. This seems... read

Wait, they roomed together? Surprising celeb duos who once lived together

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What if your roommate was a future Oscar winner? You would probably think twice about pissing them off with passive-aggressive notes, obviously! Long before they were stars, and before the multi-million dollar paychecks and enormous homes, some of today's hottest celebrities lived a lot like us. Life as a struggling... read

Have roommates? Pay with RadPad and pay your rent together!

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Not long after we released Pay with RadPad last October, allowing renters to easily pay rent to their landlord with a credit or debit card, we quickly got to work on Pay with RadPad Roommates. A lot of us at RadPad have roommates and while using Pay with RadPad makes it incredibly easy and convenient to pay our own... read

Introducing RadPad for Android

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It’s finally here! We’re proud to announce that RadPad for Android is live in the Google Play store. We’ve gotten thousands of requests for an Android app, and we’re incredibly excited to bring a native version of RadPad to the Play Store. We believe in building experiences that feel comfortable on each platform,... read

Pay your rent with Apple Pay!

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We're excited to announce that you can now pay your rent with Apple Pay on RadPad! Apple Pay works just like it does if you use a credit or debit card only you don't have to enter any credit or debit info. Just tap Apple Pay as your payment option, enter your landlords information and RadPad handles the rest. To pay... read

Renting a 1-bedroom apartment near the ‘L’ in Chicago

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As we celebrate Halloween on Friday and walk into November on Saturday, it’s hard to believe we’re that much closer to the winter months. You can already feel it as the days get shorter and the nights get longer. You know what this means right? In Chicago it means packed CTA cars on ‘L’ as not a single one of us... read

Living in Washington, D.C.? Here’s what it’ll cost you

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Metro is quickly becoming the most popular way to get to and from work in D.C., especially with the addition of the Silver Line. We decided to take a look at what apartments rent for near the most popular metro stops. Hey, even we were curious to know what it’ll cost to live in the nations capital. While anyone that... read