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Let’s Settle This Right Meow: Are Cats or Dogs the Best Pets for Apartments?

For centuries, one debate has plagued mankind and ignited flame war after flame war: Which makes for the better companion, a devoted dog or a kindly kitten? Though cats and dogs are far from the only pets people own, they … Continue reading

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Set Up Your New Apartment Utilities: A Step-By-Step Guide

During the moving process, you’ve got a lot on your plate. Changing your address, packing your belongings, and shifting your work schedule. One of the last things many people think about is apartment utilities. That’s a problem–forget your utilities and you’ll … Continue reading

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Apartment Living: 5 Benefits of Renting

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home lately, think again. Imagine all the other things you’d be able to do with that much money! You could take a big vacation, save up for a new car, or just put … Continue reading

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Mistletoe and Jingle Bells: Spirited Christmas Decoration Ideas for Apartments

‘Tis the season to deck the halls and make your apartment shine brightly for the holidays! Moving into an apartment doesn’t mean that you cannot decorate to make it feel like your own spirited space. This holiday season, impress your … Continue reading

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Rent and Save: How to Save Money When Renting an Apartment

Most people make the argument to buy a home rather than rent an apartment because they see it as a long-term investment. That’s easy to say when you actually have the money to invest, though. The smarter thing to do with … Continue reading

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Is Renter’s Insurance Worth It? 5 Reasons It Is!

What would you do if you suddenly lost all your stuff? Say your apartment building burns down or an airplane crashes into it. Yeah, it’s rare but it happens. Since you’re renting, chances are that you may not have a … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Renting an Apartment for the First Time

Congratulations on preparing to rent your first apartment! Considering that over 30% of renters have moved in the past year, chances are that it will be your first of many. Renting your first apartment is exciting but can be a … Continue reading

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Living Minimalist: 5 Tips for Downsizing to an Apartment

Are you getting ready to move to a smaller apartment? Are you worried about having too much stuff that might not fit into your new space? There are a few things to consider before taking the first steps to living … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Breeds That Make the Best Apartment Dogs

If you live in an apartment, you’ve probably been told that owning a dog is downright impossible. But that’s simply not true! In fact, there are many breeds that are well suited for apartment living and don’t need a big … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Giving Your Apartment a Cheap Makeover

Your apartment is a haven. It’s the place you come back to after a long day to unwind and relax. Sometimes, the apartments we rent aren’t the pinnacle of home design. They may be a little drab and dreary, which … Continue reading

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