It’s the dead of winter, and instead of cozying up inside with a good book, you’re freezing your butt off in your own apartment! You could turn up the heat, but that’s mega-expensive. And besides, you really spend the majority of your time in just one room. Before you start burning furniture, check out these cheap ways to heat a room in your apartment without sending your bills through the roof. Read the rest of this entry »
Her share of the rent is always late—if it arrives at all. She’s noisy, she eats your food, and her friends are inconsiderate. Let’s face it: your roommate is a nightmare. If you’re already at the point where you’re wondering, “how can I evict a roommate that’s on the lease?” We’ve got answers for you. Read the rest of this entry »
Bustling cities, amazing seafood, hiking, and even skiing. Wonderful people and one-of-a-kind views. What’s not to love? The East Coast is calling your name! Learn more about the best yet cheapest cities for renters moving to the Atlantic Coast. Read the rest of this entry »
Uh oh! Did your furry friend damage your carpet? As a pet owner, you understand that accidents (and mischief) happen. You forgive your beloved companion–but your landlord probably won’t. Find out how to repair a pet damaged carpet so you can get your security back safe and sound.
Cleaning Old Stains
Even the most well-behaved, best-trained pets have been known to have a rare accident or two. When move out times rolls around, it’s crucial to clean up any old stains on your carpet. Read the rest of this entry »
Meow! Cats make great apartment pets. They’re cute and loveable, plus non-smelly, non-slobbery, and low-maintenance (unlike a certain other animal which will not be named!). Still, some cat breeds do better than others in apartments. Read the rest of this entry »
Worried about living alone in your apartment? Fear of being lonely is a huge reason young people think twice about flying solo in an apartment. Whether you’re a freshman on campus or a fresh college grad moving into the professional world, living alone can be a life-changing experience. Read the rest of this entry »
Life can change rapidly nowadays. Job transfers, new relationships, and exciting opportunities can have anyone looking for new housing — fast! What happens when such changes lead to friends and family asking if they can crash at your place? Do couchsurfers belong on the apartment lease?
The answer depends upon the circumstances. Here are three common situations that we get questions about. Read the rest of this entry »
When it comes to amazing weather, incredible opportunities, and wonderful people, the West Coast is truly the best coast. Why would you live anywhere else? Though it’s not known for having the absolute cheapest rent in America, the West Coast might be calling your name! Before you start packing your bags, discover the coolest and cheapest cities to rent in on the Pacific coast. Read the rest of this entry »
D.I.Y.? More like D-I-E. That’s what handymen and maintenance staff are for, right? But sometimes the best person for the job is…you! Save yourself time, hassle, and even money by taking care of routine apartment maintenance on your own. You might just gain a sense of accomplishment by the end! Read the rest of this entry »
Is there anything worse than a spider problem in your apartment? We’ll wait.
Got nothing? Don’t worry, we’ve got answers. While most spiders won’t hurt anything but flies, some species can pose a danger to your health. Find out what you can do to make spiders in your apartment get out and stay out. Read the rest of this entry »