Rent-Related Advice Roulette
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
It's time for another round of advice roulette! Call in to get advice about your rent-related dilemma. The catch? You've got to give advice first! If you're wrestling with a tricky question -- should you move in together? How much should you charge your roommate for that tiny "bedroom" (closet)? Should you rent or buy? -- call in to get advice from your fellow Brian Lehrer Show listeners. 212-433-9692. Or, post a question/give advice in the comments below.
We had a feeling this Q was going to come up: How do you "fairly" split the rent if your name is on the lease? Ethical to charge some more?— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) May 6, 2014
A landlord asks for advice: "How can I look at a group of roommates and tell they aren't going to fall out and be dysfunctional tenants?"— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) May 6, 2014
Classic question from caller Barbara - One Year or Two Year lease? What goes into the decision? Help answer here: http://t.co/22xvyzJ6bW— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) May 6, 2014
John asks: My landlord rents to me, and also the bar downstairs, which is loud until 4am. How do I go about getting peace and quiet?— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) May 6, 2014