Renting Out Extra Rooms Can Bring in $$$

The best advice is to realize that opening your home to a renter opens you up to a liability and drama, but also to a possible stream of income.

So, take your time and use plenty of common sense as you decide who is the right roommate for you.

"Renting a room in your house is a lot more like a marriage than your traditional landlord-tenant relationship," Robinson said.

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