If you’re a renter, you should already be familiar with damage deposits (sometimes called “security deposit”). They are, unfortunately, a necessary evil for the property management to protect themselves from losing money. If you’re a responsible tenant, and you take the...Read More
Once a tedious and stressful practice, searching for a new apartment has become less painful with the introduction of apartment hunting websites. There are a lot of different apartment search websites you can use, but we’ve compiled our top five favorites.
As someone who lives in a small house, I’m often struck by how much more space I’d have if only my furniture would fold out of the way when I’m not using it. While I haven’t had the smarts to invest in such foldable gear, it’s out there in spades. If you’re planning to furnish a...Read More
Do you live in tight quarters and wonder how to better organize your small space to advantage? I’ve scoured the Web to bring you some of the best advice on that score. From virtual bookshelves to hidden laundry rooms, these ideas run the gamut. The Tiny...Read More
Green thumbs don’t have to disappear once you move into city life. With a little bit of space and a healthy amount of creativity, you can create a thriving apartment garden. You might be thinking that you’d...Read More
When looking for a place to live, consider your apartment and your neighborhood to be a complete package. While your apartment is certainly the place where you eat, sleep and relax, your neighborhood is, ideally, where you’ll be doing most of your living. Decide what...Read More
For a long time, I let the extra room in my apartment sit idle. It was my guest room, nicely outfitted for visitors who rarely showed. The rest of the time it was an empty waste of space and money. Everything changed when I...Read More
There’s more to choosing an apartment than just moving into the first building you see. Living in a place that doesn’t fit your personality or lifestyle can spell annoyance or even misery. I learned this years ago when I settled on a corporate apartment complex on...Read More