Plans can change unexpectedly. Changes in employment, relationship status, or finances may prompt you to rethink your living situation. Some changes may even lead you to move out of your apartment without paying rent for the final month or two on the lease.
And just like that, apartment debt is created.
Like all forms of debt, apartment debt doesn’t go away on its own. Regardless of how long ago that debt was accrued, it will stick around and may hurt your credit score. These tips can help you start to repair your damaged credit and resolve apartment debt on your credit report. Read the rest of this entry »
It’s finally here! The long-awaited day when you meet true independence—you’re moving into your first apartment! Congratulations, you’ve officially entered adulthood. Once the movers are long gone, you’ve unpacked a few boxes, and you start settling in, you look down at your growling stomach, and realize—it’s time to do some shopping.
But, where do you start? How much should you spend? What do you even get? Don’t panic—ApartmentSearch is here to help you create the perfect shopping list for perfecting basic recipes within the confines of a small kitchen! Read the rest of this entry »
Plants add life and vibrancy to any space, but some are better than others for the potted life on your apartment balcony. Check out which ones are most likely to thrive so you can be a successful plant parent! Read the rest of this entry »
Planning your next move and wondering which Minneapolis, MN neighborhood is the best one or you? The “Twin Cities” has so many great areas that answering that question may be trickier than you think!
City living in Minneapolis can mean different things depending on which neighborhood you call home. Your Minneapolis experience can be art-centered, sports-minded, or even professionally-oriented, based on your zip code! Read the rest of this entry »
Ready for a 1st-grade science review? Heat rises. That’s because air gets less dense when the temperature increases. Less dense warm air “floats” on top of colder air, for the same reason a log floats on top of the water. It’s all about density!
Most of the time, you don’t have to worry about thermodynamics or the properties of air molecules. But in the dog days of summer, when your top floor apartment gets hotter than the community dryer on Sunday afternoon, you’re going to wish you’d paid attention in 1st-grade science class! Luckily, we have a few tips and tricks to help you stay cool in your top floor tower during the summer.
Few feelings are worse than the one you get when your apartment is broken into. You frantically search for your most valuable belongings. You’re angry and scared. You feel violated and vulnerable. But all isn’t lost. Find out what to do when you experience the worst: an apartment break-in.
You thought apartment floods could only happen from the outside, in—from heavy rain or a hurricane. But now you’re dealing with a flood from upstairs and waterfalls from your neighbor’s burst pipes are cascading into your living room.
When other tenants live above you in separate apartments, your risk of a flood from upstairs increases exponentially. The fact is: if their apartment floods, your apartment most likely floods, too. Thanks a lot, gravity!
A former college roommate is looking to establish himself in a new city—your city. Being a nice person, you agree to give him a place to crash temporarily, but just until she gets set up at his new job and finds an apartment of his own.
We’re all getting excited for the warmer weather that’s right around the corner, but the end of winter brings something else with it: spring cleaning. Your bathroom probably tops the list for rooms that need a good scrubbing. This year, don’t break the bank with professional bathroom cleaners. We’ll show you five different recipes you can make at home that’ll have your bathroom sparkling in no time (and for a fraction of the cost). Read the rest of this entry »
One of the downsides of apartments is that they can be noisy. You can hear the neighbors around you, and they can hear you. Fortunately, if you want to know how to soundproof thin walls, science is on your side. There are lots of ways to soundproof apartment walls, and they’re cheaper than you’d think. Read the rest of this entry »