renting housing

How does renting work?

As with all housing solutions, there are both benefits and downsides for the tenant when it comes to renting property. But how do you go about renting somewhere to live? And what are some of the benefits? The basics Renting in its purest form is an agreement between two parties. One person – the property owner, […]

Pawn shops represented by a pawn chess piece

How do pawn shops work?

Pawnshops have been around for centuries, and despite popular misconceptions, pawning is a legitimate business recognised by trade laws. Merchants known as pawnbrokers run the pawnshops. They operate by either lending out pawn loans or purchasing items at a fraction of their value. Most pawnbrokers prefer loaning to purchases; some exclusively trade in loans. Loaning […]