Category Archives: Apartment Tips

How Much of Your Income Should Go to Rent? A Useful Guide

Whether you’re leaving home for the first time or relocating to a new city, there is always a lot to consider when looking for a new rental. And not least of which is the question of how much of your … Continue reading

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Preparing for Winter: How to Prep Your Apartment for Cooler Weather

The cold weather is here and it’s only going to get colder! That means it’s time to prepare your home for the winter months. Here are a few things you can do to make sure that your family stays warm when … Continue reading

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New to Renting an Apartment? A Checklist to Help with the Process

Is it your first time renting an apartment? Don’t fret. While there’s plenty that you need to know about renting an apartment, it’s nothing you can’t handle. Here’s a list of the most important things you should check in your … Continue reading

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Pack This, Not That: 8 Things You Actually DON’T Need in Your New Apartment

You’re moving to a new apartment – congrats! Let the packing begin. But before you box everything up, wait and think. Do you really need to bring ALL the things with you? Apartment living brings its own set of rules with … 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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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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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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5 Innovative Tips On Living In A Small Space With Kids

Are you feeling overwhelmed by all of your kids’ stuff that seems to be taking up your entire apartment? Is living in a smaller space with all of their stuff overwhelming you? Don’t worry! There are some pretty simple ways … Continue reading

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